Climate change

Wine Grapes

Napa Grapes Blooming Early; Good For Taste, Bad For Business

The gradual rise in temperature could eventually threaten Napa’s ability to make wine.

05/17/2014

The hyperwall at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA, which projects temperatures across the U.S. out to the year 2100, on May 8, 2014. (NASA Ames Research Center)

NASA Ames In Mountain View Plays Big Role In Latest Climate Change Study

High-fidelity simulation models displayed at NASA Ames show a temperature map of the Untied States in the year 2100.

05/08/2014

Honey bees in an apiary. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

Bee Hive Thefts Prove California’s Central Valley Beekeeping Is Big Business

Central Valley beekeepers are losing tens of thousands of dollars to thieves making off with beehives.

05/06/2014

Effects Of 1 Meter Of Sea Level Rise On San Francisco (Image Created From Map By Alex Tingle, FireTree.net)

Landmark Congressional Climate Change Report Predicts Rising Sea Levels For California, More Disastrous Weather

California to see increased sea levels, more catastrophic flooding, higher erosion, and a threat to drinking water according to a congressionally mandated climate change report.

05/06/2014

(David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Top California Democrat Proposes Fuel Tax

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.

02/20/2014

December 2013 Global Temperatures (Credit: nsstc.uah.edu)

Global Warming Climate Data Shows Polar Vortex, Pacific Heat In 4th Warmest Year On Record

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.

01/13/2014

350BayArea.org has released this mock up of what a climate change warning label might look like on a gas pump. (350BayArea.org)

Global Warming Warning Labels Proposed For California Gas Pumps

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.

01/09/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Campus Reduces Carbon Emissions Ahead Of Schedule

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.

11/13/2013

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Brown Signs Climate Pact With West Coast Neighbors In San Francisco

The governors of Pacific coastal U.S. states and a Canadian province official on Monday vowed to collectively combat climate change by coordinating polices.

10/28/2013

(Frederic J. Brown/AFP/GettyImages)

Federal Court Upholds California Mandate On Cleaner Fuels

A panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California’s first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

09/18/2013

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