Climate change

Gov. Brown Signs Aggressive Climate Change LawCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious bill on Wednesday to combat climate change by increasing the state's renewable electricity use to 50 percent and doubling energy efficiency in existing buildings by 2030.
Growing Number Of Dead Birds Show Up On Bay Area BeachesBirds known as murres are dying in record numbers, with many dead birds ending up on Bay Area beaches. Experts said warmer oceans are behind the die-off.
Gov. Brown, Democrats Change Climate Proposal, Remove Mandate To Cut Oil Use By 50%Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats announced Wednesday that they are scaling back their ambitious proposal to address climate change amid ongoing opposition from the oil industry and some lawmakers.
Ben Carson In San Francisco To Discuss Republican Nomination, Climate ChangeRepublican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is heading to San Francisco to discuss why he believes he should win the Republican nomination.
California's Climate Fight Comes Down To Gov. Brown's Negotiations With His Own PartyCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has to break through a logjam in his own party in the final week of the legislative session.
El Niño Helps Make July Earth's Hottest Month On RecordRecords go back to 1880, but nine of the 10 hottest months on record have happened since 2005.
Silicon Valley Scientists 'Brightening' Clouds To Combat Climate ChangeIn a Silicon Valley research lab, scientists are working on what might be considered the option of last resort for global warming.
Poll Finds Most Californians Say Climate Change Linked To DroughtNearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state's persistent drought, sharing Gov. Jerry Brown's environmental concerns as he presses for tougher climate change standards, according to a new statewide poll released Wednesday.
Gov. Brown Says World Has Reached 'Tipping Point' On Global Warming At Vatican Climate SummitAt a climate summit at the Vatican, Gov. Jerry Brown said the world may have reached a tipping point on global warming and that humanity must reverse course or face extinction.
Climate Expert Says 2014 Ocean Temperatures 'Were Just Ridiculous'In their annual, detailed physical of Earth's climate, scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water.
Private Computers Needed To Determine If Mysterious 'Blob' Of Warm Water In Pacific Is Causing CA DroughtThe Blob is a mass of warm water lurking in the Pacific, and scientists need volunteers to help them determine if it's causing California's historic drought.
Saint Mary's College President: Pope Francis Connects Poverty, Ecology In Climate Change ManifestoDr. James Donohue, president of St. Mary’s College in Moraga, takes a closer look at Pope Francis’ encyclical where he calls for action on climate change and the environment.