Bay Area transportation leaders are weighing several ideas to help comply with state mandates to improve the regions air quality. Among them, dropping the speed limit on freeways from 65 mph to 55 mph.
California’s plan to build the nation’s first high-speed rail system has identified one alternative funding source if federal and private-sector money does not materialize.
California air regulators have unanimously passed sweeping auto emission standards that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid vehicles on state roads by 2025.
The United Nations’ top climate change official joined Gov. Jerry Brown in San Francisco for a conference addressing the costs associated with preparing for the effects of a warming world.
California formally adopted the nation’s most comprehensive so-called “cap-and-trade” system Thursday, an experiment designed to provide financial incentives for polluters to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is touting the Golden State to the U.N. as a leader for its climate change initiatives.
What are you serving for dinner tonight? If it’s meat, some public health experts hope to change your menu at the start of the workweek.
The sighting of a gray whale off the coast of Israel has scientists concerned about what it could mean for climate change.
A judge temporarily halted California’s ambitious program to provide financial incentives for the state’s largest polluters to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
The highest tides of the year sent waves crashing over the Embarcadero in San Francisco Thursday, and environmentalists say that could be a daily occurrence in the future.