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December 2013 Global Temperatures (Credit: nsstc.uah.edu)

Global Warming Climate Data Shows Polar Vortex, Pacific Heat In 4th Warmest Year On Record

New climate data tracks the depth of the Polar Vortex that plunged the eastern and central U.S. into bitter cold, and the balmy Bay Area conditions.

01/13/2014

350BayArea.org has released this mock up of what a climate change warning label might look like on a gas pump. (350BayArea.org)

Global Warming Warning Labels Proposed For California Gas Pumps

Similar to the Surgeon General’s warning on a pack of cigarettes, the proposed stickers would remind motorists of the State of California’s position that fossil fuels are leading to potentially hazardous climate change.

01/09/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Campus Reduces Carbon Emissions Ahead Of Schedule

UC Berkeley, leading the charge in reducing its carbon footprint, announced on Tuesday that it reached its emission reduction target—two years ahead of schedule.

11/13/2013

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Brown Signs Climate Pact With West Coast Neighbors In San Francisco

The governors of Pacific coastal U.S. states and a Canadian province official on Monday vowed to collectively combat climate change by coordinating polices.

10/28/2013

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Federal Court Upholds California Mandate On Cleaner Fuels

A panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California’s first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

09/18/2013

Redwood National Park

Climate Change May Help California Coastal Redwoods Grow Faster

California’s beloved giant trees could be weathering climate change—and it might even help them thrive.

08/14/2013

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Activists Protest Google’s Support Of Global Warming Skeptic

Holding signs that said “Don’t be evil, Google,” the demonstrators had a gripe with what they called the company’s surprising support for U.S. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), a lawmaker who they said was a climate change denier.

07/24/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on climate change on June 25, 2013 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Applaud As Obama Takes Aim At Climate Change

President Barack Obama declared the debate over climate change and its causes obsolete Tuesday as he announced a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.

06/25/2013

Jerry Brown

Brown Presses Climate Change Crusade At NASA Ames In Mountain View

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday urged scientists to dedicate themselves to convincing a distracted public and news media about the dangers of climate change and other potential disruptions to human life.

05/23/2013

(CBS)

Valley Fever Hits Thousands In Parched Central Valley

California and federal public health officials say valley fever, a potentially lethal disease, has been on the rise as warming climates and drought have kicked up the dust that spreads it.

05/05/2013

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