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Global warming

Global Warming

Young San Francisco Demonstrators March Against Global Warming

An estimated 100 environmentally-minded young people marched to San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza on Sunday, calling for an end to global warming.


pollution, emissions, smokestack, greenhouse gases

San Francisco Judge Halts California Cap-And-Trade Program

A judge temporarily halted California’s ambitious program to provide financial incentives for the state’s largest polluters to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions.


Tides surge along San Francisco's Embarcadero

Environmentalists: Extreme Bay Area Tides Could Become The Norm

The highest tides of the year sent waves crashing over the Embarcadero in San Francisco Thursday, and environmentalists say that could be a daily occurrence in the future.


Oil pump in California (AP)

Report Urges California To Lead On Cutting Oil Dependence

A new bipartisan coalition report has urged California to take a leadership role in reducing oil dependence.


pollution, emissions, smokestack, greenhouse gases

Judge Orders More Review Into California Climate Law

State air quality regulators must conduct further analysis before fully implementing California’s landmark 2006 climate law, a trial court judge has said.

CBS San Francisco–02/03/2011

Solar Panels (AP)

California Lawmakers Promote Clean Energy Standards

The California Legislature’s Democratic leaders on Wednesday promised quick passage of measures they said will position the state as the national leader in developing clean energy alternatives and green jobs.

CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011

$46M Spent On Failed California Global Warming Measure

More than $46 million was spent for and against a failed November ballot measure that would have suspended California’s landmark global warming law, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

pollution, emissions, smokestack, greenhouse gases

California Adopts Sweeping Greenhouse Gas Rules

California regulators on Thursday approved the first system in the nation to give polluting companies such as utilities and refineries financial incentives to emit fewer greenhouse gases.

CBS San Francisco–12/16/2010

The Governor joined several prominent leaders from around the world to announce a first-of-its-kind, innovative subnational public-private alliance that will work toward climate change solutions. (Office of the Governor)

Schwarzenegger Vows Lifelong Environmental Stewardship

Governor Schwarzenegger and the leaders of state and provincial governments from all over the world have signed two landmark agreements on climate change at a conference at UC Davis, as the governor lays the groundwork for his future as an international environmental leader.



UC Berkeley Researcher Says Dire Climate Warnings Can Backfire

Dire messages about global warming could backfire and actually increase skepticism about climate change among the general public, according to a new study by a University of California at Berkeley social psychologist.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010