The idea of your jet fuel coming from sawdust, twigs, bark, and wood biomass might seem odd, but Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has always done things a bit differently, and Wednesday announced that starting in 2016, jets flying from San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland would begin using a sustainable, low-carbon biofuel in addition to regular fuel.
Greasy pizza boxes, layers of shower scum and several weeks worth of dirty laundry evoke classic scenes from a college dorm room. But now with a new technology being installed at Cal this week, those smells could be left out.
Gov. Jerry Brown took his message on climate change to the world stage Tuesday addressing the United Nations Climate Summit as part of star-studded lineup urging action on global warming.
Environmental scientists at UC Berkeley are saying that there are too many trees in the California’s forests. Scientists say that less trees would leave more rain water available to meet the state’s demand.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.
Starting Thursday, customers at Walnut Creek retailers will have to bring a reusable bag or pay 10 cents for a paper bag to carry their purchases as the city’s plastic bag ban takes effect.
With severe drought covering 95 percent of California, ‘pop-up wetlands’ are one of the few tools that conservationists have to help stave off possible bird die-offs this fall.
Most of the squid caught in California usually travels about 12,000 miles before it hits your plate. Now, there is a movement to cut down on the distance.
Genetically-modified corn that’s being grown along California’s Central Coast is being used in an experimental vaccine for hepatitis B with little federal oversight.
Chevron has agreed to pay more than a quarter-million dollars for air-quality violations at its Richmond refinery.