California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel StandardsCalifornia and 22 other states sued the administration of President Donald Trump on Wednesday to challenge new, less strict standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.
9th Circuit Court Revives Lawsuits By California Cities Against Oil CompaniesA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday gave a new lease on life to lawsuits in which eight California cities and counties are seeking to have oil companies pay millions or billions of dollars for sea walls and other protections from rising seas.
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.
Coronavirus Update: California Emissions Dip Drastically During Shelter-In-Place, UC Davis Study FindsWhile the coronavirus shelter-in-place orders have caused a steep decline in traffic, a new study looks to quantify the environmental impact of taking all those tailpipes off the roads.
Contra Costa Co. Plans Online Earth Day CelebrationContra Costa County residents are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day online Saturday with Supervisor John Gioia.
Global Warming Drives 'Mega Drought' Across Western States, Study FindsAlmost half of the two-decade-long drought which has parched much of the western United States can be blamed on man-made global warming, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science.
Bernie Sanders Targets PG&E In New Campaign Video Ahead Of California PrimaryDemocratic presidential candidate and U.S. senator Bernie Sanders funded a new campaign video taking aim at Pacific Gas and Electric Co., California's largest utility, ahead of the state's primary election next month
Study Shows Climate Change Education Helps Reduce Carbon EmissionsResearchers at San Jose State University are claiming they have proof that climate change education reduces individual carbon emissions.
Workers Criticize Amazon On Climate Despite Risk To JobsHundreds of employees are openly criticizing Amazon's record on climate change despite what they say is a company policy that puts their jobs at risk for speaking out.
9th Circuit Court Dismisses Youth Climate Change LawsuitA federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.
Air Quality District To Map Greenhouse Gases On Every Bay Area BlockThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District will implement new groundbreaking technology to map air quality and greenhouse gases on every block in the region.
Steyer Wants Climate Change Refugees To Enter US LegallyTom Steyer on Friday unveiled an immigration proposal seeking to make immigrants fleeing the effects of climate change eligible for legal entry into the United States.
Bloomberg Sees California As Model On Climate Change, GunsThe Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City mayor likes a lot of what he sees in the Golden State.
Bay Area Scientists Study Rare 'Pyrocumulonimbus' Clouds Fueling Australia WildfiresBay Area scientists are studying a never-before-seen phenomenon fueling the wildfires burning in Australia that may be a manifestation of climate change .
California Legislators Eye Climate Bond to Prepare for DisastersIn a state burdened by billions of dollars in wildfire damage, California lawmakers are hoping for an advance loan before the next climate-fueled catastrophe hits.