Francis framed climate change as an urgent moral issue to address in his eagerly anticipated encyclical, blaming global warming on an unfair, fossil fuel-based industrial model that harms the poor most.
In one of the nation’s most expensive and beautiful areas, small family farms sit on property that could fetch millions if sold to developers. In Marin County, a land trust called MALT is helping keep pastoral places undeveloped forever.
Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
Since humans first gazed at the heavens, birth months have been examined for clues about our lives. Now, scientists have discovered our birth months may actually determine the risk of developing certain diseases.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company expects to start deliveries of its new SUV, the Model X, in three or four months.
A 20-year-old Dutch inventor is crowd-funding a new cleanup effort that first must measure how much plastic we’re dealing with in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the ocean.
Cleanup teams have determined that 44 percent of 96.5 miles of California coastline is clear of oil from the Refugio Oil Spill, a state official said Sunday.
The preliminary findings released by the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration point to a possible cause of the May 19 spill that blackened popular beaches with crude oil and created a 9-mile slick in the Pacific Ocean.
An analysis has found that the tallest redwood tree in Muir Woods is 777 years old — and not the much older 1,500 years once assumed.
A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline that was closed to swimmers and surfers after globs of oily goo washed ashore could reopen Friday after a two-day cleanup effort.