Earth’s 16-Month Record Heat Streak Finally EndsFederal meteorologists say Earth's 16-month streak of record high temperatures is finally over.
Study Links California's Longer, Devastating Wildfire Seasons To Man-Made Global WarmingA new study on Western forest fires confirms what is already apparent -- wildfire seasons are getting longer and more destructive.
Southwest Faces Very High Likelihood Of Decades-Long MegadroughtAlready dealing with parched conditions, the U.S. Southwest faces the threat of megadroughts this century as temperatures rise.
Crazy? Leonardo DiCaprio Tells Obama He Signed Up For SpaceX Mars VoyagePresident Obama wasn't sure if Leonardo DiCaprio was acting or just plain crazy when he said he's got dibs on the first manned space voyage to Mars.
Berkeley Lab: U.S. Falling Short On 2025 Goal To Cut Carbon PollutionUnless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study.
Summer Of 2016 Plagued With Climate Extremes, Disasters, WildfiresThis summer's weather was relentless and hellish, crowded with the type of record-smashing extremes that scientists have long warned about.
Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks To 2nd Lowest Level Since Monitoring BeganArctic sea ice this summer shrank to its second lowest level since scientists started to monitor it by satellite.
Gov. Brown Extends California's Ambitious Climate Change LawCalifornia will further slash greenhouse gas emissions after Gov. Jerry Brown extended the nation's most ambitious climate change law by another 10 years.
At Lake Tahoe, Obama Links Conservation To Climate ChangeStanding beneath the forest-green peaks of the Sierra Nevada, President Barack Obama drew a connection Wednesday between conservation efforts and stopping global warming, describing the two environmental challenges as inseparably linked.
UC Scientists Say Warming Climate Threatens Future Summer OlympicsBy 2085, San Francisco could be the only U.S. city with temperatures low enough to host the summer Olympic games.
California Lawmakers Flip-Flopping In Favor Of Climate Change EffortsCalifornia’s effort to halt climate change is winning hearts and minds, among Assembly Democrats who’d previously opposed it.
California May Beef Up Electric Car MandateA California lawmaker told The Associated Press on Friday that she's introducing legislation to require that 15 percent of new vehicles be emission-free in less than a decade.