A panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California’s first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
California’s beloved giant trees could be weathering climate change—and it might even help them thrive.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday in Palo Alto that America’s democratic system has been “hacked” and if the country wants to resolve the “climate crisis” it has to first reform its political process.
Activists fighting climate change and the oil companies persuaded a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee to move forward with a resolution Wednesday for the city’s retirement fund to divest from fossil fuel investments.
Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?
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.