Crews Start Exploratory Work to Raise Height of Shasta DamThe Bureau of Reclamation has been studying the idea of raising the height of the dam since the 1980s but has faced opposition from the state and Winnemem Wintu Tribe because it would further inundate the McCloud River, protected under state law.
Architect of Paris Accord Speaks at Marin Climate Action ShowcaseSaturday’s keynote speaker at the Marin Climate Action Showcase was Christiana Figueres, the architect of the Paris Climate Accord.
California Utility Replacing Thousands Of Miles Of Power Lines To Reduce Wildfire Risk
Heatwaves, Wildfires, Rising Seas Among Dire Predictions In CA Climate StudyMore destructive fires, brutal heat waves and rising sea levels are just some of the effects of climate change according to a new study on climate change.
Climate Science Blames California's Explosive Fire Season On Hotter NightsClimate scientists may have a clue as to why fire season is off to such an explosive start.
Climate Change Could Leave Californians With 'Weather Whiplash'The study highlights the quick changes in climate variability that are more likely in a warming world, rather than focusing on more long-term threats.
Late-Winter Storms Slow California's Dive Back Into DroughtA stormy close to California's rainy season has slowed the state's plunge back into drought, bringing the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack to just over half of average, water officials said Monday.
Antioch Gets $10 Million Grant To Construct New Water Desalination PlantCalifornia could be on its way to a having new water desalination plant in the city of Antioch.
Winter Storm Dramatically Increases Sierra Snow PackState water officials called the latest snow pack survey "very encouraging" Monday after a winter storm front dumped up to eight feet of snow in the higher elevations of the Sierra.
Half of California's Vegetation at 'High Risk' from Warming Climate, UC Scientist SaysA new study led by a UC Davis scientist finds that, at current rates of carbon emissions, more than half of California's natural vegetation is at risk by the end of the century.
Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack Off To Disappointing StartWhile it's too early to sound the alarm, state water officials said Wednesday the first Sierra snow survey came up relatively empty.
Central Valley Farmers Fight Fears of Drought as Long Dry Spell Stretches Into New YearStockton usually gets about 3 1/3 inches of rain in December. Last month, the area only saw 0.05 of an inch.