The state Senate leader is proposing a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to transit projects and households of a certain income level.
New climate data tracks the depth of the Polar Vortex that plunged the eastern and central U.S. into bitter cold, and the balmy Bay Area conditions.
Similar to the Surgeon General’s warning on a pack of cigarettes, the proposed stickers would remind motorists of the State of California’s position that fossil fuels are leading to potentially hazardous climate change.
UC Berkeley, leading the charge in reducing its carbon footprint, announced on Tuesday that it reached its emission reduction target—two years ahead of schedule.
The governors of Pacific coastal U.S. states and a Canadian province official on Monday vowed to collectively combat climate change by coordinating polices.
A panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California’s first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
California’s beloved giant trees could be weathering climate change—and it might even help them thrive.
Holding signs that said “Don’t be evil, Google,” the demonstrators had a gripe with what they called the company’s surprising support for U.S. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), a lawmaker who they said was a climate change denier.
President Barack Obama declared the debate over climate change and its causes obsolete Tuesday as he announced a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday urged scientists to dedicate themselves to convincing a distracted public and news media about the dangers of climate change and other potential disruptions to human life.