Greenhouse gas emissions

Nearly 200 Nations Pledge To Fight Climate Change In Historic Global PactNearly 200 nations adopted the first global pact to fight climate change on Saturday, calling on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution but imposing no sanctions on countries that don't.
SF Mayor Says Switch To Renewable Diesel For Transportation Fleet Is CompleteS.F. mayor Ed Lee announced at a summit in Portland, Ore. that San Francisco has completed a switch to renewable diesel at all 53 fueling facilities for the city's diesel vehicle fleet.
California's Climate Fight Comes Down To Gov. Brown's Negotiations With His Own PartyCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has to break through a logjam in his own party in the final week of the legislative session.
NASA Data Shows Average July Temperatures Across Large Part Of The Globe To Top 90 Degrees By Year 2099The data was presented this week as part of an international public-private partnership called Climate Services for Resilient Development.
Governor Brown Calls For Reducing Emissions 40 Percent Below 1990 Levels By 2030The executive order is the most aggressive benchmark in North America and is line with those of leading international governments, including the European Union.
Bay Area Refineries May Face New Air Quality RulesBay Area oil refineries may have to cope with new air quality rules next year forcing them to cap their greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 20 percent as air officials have asked their staff to come up with new regulations.
California Gas Prices May Jump With New Emissions LawStarting next year, a new law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will lead to price increases.
Environmentalists Not Happy With California Carbon OffsetsA component of California's landmark offensive against greenhouse gas emissions is not sitting well with some environmental groups.
KCBS In Depth: Options For Advancing Bay Area TransitWith the BART labor negotiations on commuters' minds, SFSU Professor Dr. Jason Henderson gives suggestions on how to alleviate the Bay Area's growing public transit issues.
Study: Medical Marijuana Leaves Big Carbon FootprintA new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.
California Green Building Program Fuses Ecology And EconomyA billionaire hedge fund manager who helped defeat Proposition 23 is bankrolling a program to teach electricians and contractors how to install more energy efficient lighting.
South Bay Kids Get A Refresher On Air PollutionHave you ever wondered how California air officials determine "Spare the Air" days? Students in Los Gatos discovered the answer as they helped test greenhouse gas emissions at their school.

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