Original Report: Whistleblower Sets Off Probe Into Illegal Discharge Of Petcoke At Port Of BeniciaAn environmental watchdog claims it caught a polluter on camera in the act of repeatedly discharging a petroleum byproduct illegally into the bay at the Port of Benicia.
Study: COVID-19 Lockdowns Sends Emissions Down 17%, But Change May Be TemporaryAs predicted, carbon dioxide emissions have declined during the Covid-19 pandemic. But if past crises are any indication, the environmental gains may be short-lived.
Massive Search For SFO Worker After CO2 Tank Ruptures In Underground TunnelTwo plumbers were rushed to the hospital after a carbon dioxide canister ruptured inside an underground tunnel near San Francisco International Airport, leaving one unconscious and the other scrambling to save his co-worker's life.
California Wildfire Emissions Equal Year Of Pollution From Power Production California wildfires in 2018 released the rough equivalent of about 68 million tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide
Bernal Heights Carbon Monoxide Leak Kills One, Hospitalizes Two OthersA carbon monoxide leak in a two-story residential structure in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood early Thursday has left one resident dead, a second in critical condition and another hospitalized.
EPA Chief Contradicts Mainstream Scientific Consensus On Global WarmingThe new chief of the Environmental Protection Agency says he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.
Fighting Pit Bulls Are Getting A Second ChanceGood news for some shelter dogs -- and prospective owners. A new state law is giving them a second chance at life.
Ocean Chemistry Rapidly Altered By Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Experts FindGlobal carbon dioxide emissions are rapidly altering ocean chemistry along the West Coast and urgent regional action is needed, a panel of ocean scientists said in a report released Monday.
Stanford Scientists Make Plastic From Carbon Dioxide And GrassPetroleum-based plastic products plague our landfills, but Stanford University scientists have figured out a way to make plastic from grass and carbon dioxide.
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.
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.
Bay Area Scientists Find First Direct Evidence Of Human Activity Affecting Climate ChangeA team of scientists from UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory claim they have the first direct evidence of human activity affecting climate change.