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Lick wildfire, Henry W. Coe State Park, Santa Clara County, Stanislaus County

Climate Change Report Shows Grim Outlook For California

A new report shows that more wildfires, heat wave and rising seas are expected because of climate change in the state.

08/01/2012

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55 Mph Speed Limit Pitched To Cut Bay Area Pollution

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.

04/20/2012

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Why Ice Matters – Interview With Noted Geophysicist Henry Pollack

Nobel Prize winner and noted professor of geophysics Henry Pollack weighs in on ice and the environment.

04/09/2012

California High-Speed Rail

Cap-And-Trade Fees Become Key Source For California High-Speed Rail

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.

04/03/2012

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California Passes Strict New Auto Emission Rules

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.

01/27/2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during The Governor's Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California's Future on December 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown hosted a one day conference on cliamte change and how it may affect California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Hosts International Climate Conference In San Francisco

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.

12/15/2011

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California Adopts Extensive ‘Cap-And-Trade’ Emissions Plan

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.

10/20/2011

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Schwarzenegger Touts California’s Record On Climate Change At U.N.

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is touting the Golden State to the U.N. as a leader for its climate change initiatives.

09/20/2011

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HealthWatch: Public Health Experts Tout ‘Meatless Mondays’

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.

KPIX 5–08/08/2011

The tail of a California Gray Whale (AP)

California Gray Whale Sighting Off Of Israel Raises Climate Change Concerns

The sighting of a gray whale off the coast of Israel has scientists concerned about what it could mean for climate change.

CBS San Francisco–06/30/2011

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