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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

2011 Nissan Leaf

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

pollution, emissions, smokestack, greenhouse gases

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 | CBS San Francisco–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

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/09/2011

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/22/2011

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/17/2011

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