Environment

An oil slick that appeared off the Southern California coast. (CBS)

2-Mile-Wide Oil Slick Mysteriously Appears Off Southern California Coast

The Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.

07/29/2015

Solar Panels

Let Your Career Shine With A Job In The Solar Panel Industry

The future is bright for people looking for work in the solar panel industry. Jill Schlesinger has more.

07/29/2015

Wine grapes. (CBS)

Grape Harvest Starts Early In Napa Valley Wine Country

Every year, the people who make Mumm Napa sparkling wines celebrate the first day of the harvest crush with a dignified ceremony. While the cork-popping may be traditional, the timing of Wednesday’s party is anything but.

07/22/2015

Critics of a proposed coal facility in Oakland gathered in front of Oakland City Hall on July 21, 2015. (CBS)

Plan To Send Coal Through Oakland Met With Protests

Hundreds gathered in Oakland Tuesday evening to protest a plan to bring millions of tons of coal through the Bay Area.

07/21/2015

Governor Jerry Brown addressing climate summit at the Vatican. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Says World Has Reached ‘Tipping Point’ On Global Warming At Vatican Climate Summit

At a climate summit at the Vatican, Gov. Jerry Brown said the world may have reached a tipping point on global warming and that humanity must reverse course or face extinction.

07/21/2015

Ed Pereira

California Drought Leads To Neighborhood Turf Battles

Strict neighborhood rules requiring green lawns are being challenged as California’s drought prompts homeowners to embrace alternate landscaping.

07/18/2015

Coal. (CBS)

Public Will Weigh In On Bringing Millions Of Tons Of Coal To Bay Area

The public will soon get a chance to weigh in on what, until now, has been a hush-hush plan to bring millions of tons of coal into the Bay Area.

07/17/2015

Monterey Beach Closed After Sewage Spill At Cannery Row Restaurant

The Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau closed a centrally located beach Thursday morning due to a sewage spill from a Cannery Row restaurant.

07/16/2015

Dulse (Getty Images)

Bacon-Like Seaweed Is A Thing, And It’s Healthier Than Kale

Marine biologists and business school students at Oregon State University believe they may have created the next big super-food trend: seawood that’s healthier than kale and tastes like bacon when cooked.

07/16/2015

(Photo by Leisa Tyler/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Climate Expert Says 2014 Ocean Temperatures ‘Were Just Ridiculous’

In their annual, detailed physical of Earth’s climate, scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water.

07/16/2015

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