Study: Farms, Hydropower At Risk In West's Changing ClimateClimate change could upset the complex interplay of rain, snow and temperature in the West, hurting food production, the environment and electrical generation at dams, the federal government warned Tuesday.
Dangerous Levels Of Global Warming Could Happen Sooner Than Experts PredictedThe world may have less time than previously believed to address the dangerous rising levels of global warming, according to a new study.
California Government Prepares For Extreme Effects Of Climate Change“From eroding sea cliffs to shrunken mountain snowpack, many effects of climate change in California are obvious,” California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird writes in the report.
Lack Of Fog Is A Threat To Northern California's Majestic RedwoodsThe Bay Area is known for its fog, but there’s less and less of it these days, and lack of fog is threatening another natural icon -- the majestic redwoods.
Supreme Court Puts Obama’s Plan To Address Climate Change On HoldA divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change.
California Environmental, Labor Groups Object To Trans-Pacific PartnershipCalifornia environmental and labor groups are objecting to a trade deal signed by the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries on Wednesday.
'Citizen Scientists' Use Drones To Map Impact Of El Niño On California CoastIn California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face.
NOAA, Lawrence Livermore Scientists Say Ocean Warming More RapidlyScientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Berkeley's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have found that ocean waters have been warming more rapidly over the past two decades than any previous decades on record.
Study Finds Lake Tahoe Warming Due To Climate ChangeLake Tahoe is among hundreds of lakes worldwide that researchers say are warming due to climate change.
Nearly 200 Nations Pledge To Fight Climate Change In Historic Global PactNearly 200 nations adopted the first global pact to fight climate change on Saturday, calling on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution but imposing no sanctions on countries that don't.
Global Warming 'A Moral Imperative' Says UC President Napolitano At Climate Change SummitReducing the human carbon footprint is a "moral imperative," University of California President Janet Napolitano said Tuesday as she vowed to turn the system's 10 campuses into a living laboratory for solutions that can be scaled up to state, national and global levels.
California Lawmakers Visit Australia For Drought LessonsCalifornia lawmakers are joining environmental, labor and business leaders on a trip to see how Australia managed its longest and most severe drought on record.