California environmentalists and the state’s Democratic junior senator hailed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address promise that he will tackle climate change during his second term if lawmakers don’t do it themselves.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the Nobel Prize-winning former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, announced his resignation Friday, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Gov. Jerry Brown told a green building conference in San Francisco on Friday that if the world doesn’t address climate change more aggressively, future generations may have to consider moving to other planets.
California’s largest business group filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the validity of the state’s cap-and-trade program on the eve of the first pollution permit auction.
California’s largest greenhouse gas emitters will begin buying permits in a landmark “cap-and-trade” system designed to control emissions of heat-trapping gases and to spur investment in clean technologies.
Gov. Jerry Brown is launching a website to document the effects of climate change and respond to those who question it.
A new report shows that more wildfires, heat wave and rising seas are expected because of climate change in the state.
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.
Nobel Prize winner and noted professor of geophysics Henry Pollack weighs in on ice and the environment.
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.