State Law Expands Composting Programs Across CaliforniaMost people don't realize it, but the food they throw out is contributing to climate change. A new state law will soon require all Californians to participate in local composting programs.
Santa Clara County Supes Require All-Electric Appliances, EV Charging Hookups In Push For Green ConstructionNew construction in unincorporated Santa Clara County must have all-electric heating and appliances, along with hookups for electric vehicle charging, under a new ordinance passed by supervisors Tuesday.
King Tide Flooding on SF Waterfront Foreshadows Future Climate Change NormThe king tide returned to the Bay Area, peaking on Saturday morning.
UC Study: Vital Sierra Snowpack Could Slowly Disappear Amid Climate Change A group of researchers at UC Berkeley's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have come up with a rather frightening future scenario -- climate change could significantly dwindled down the Sierra snowpack, dramatically impacting water supplies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kelp Forest Loss An Ecological Disaster Requiring Creative Solutions In Age of Climate ChangeOver the last 10 years, an ecological disaster has taken place along the coast from San Francisco north.
Marin County Crews Clear Brush to Reduce Future Fire DangerDestructive wildfires have become an ever-present risk for many in the North Bay communities. As fire officials ramp up efforts to prevent fires, a new study shows why this may just be the beginning.
Richmond City Council, Levin Terminal Plan to Phase Out Handling Coal, 'Petcoke' by 2026Richmond city officials on Friday announced a new plan for the city to phase out the handling of coal and "petcoke" at the Levin Richmond Marine Terminal in the next five years, according to Bay Area environmental groups.
California Joins Global Commitment to Zero-Emission VehiclesAlong with leading businesses, investors and international governments, California on Wednesday signed on to an international declaration to reach 100 percent zero-emission vehicles by 2035.
UPDATE: Gov. Gavin Newsom Says He Canceled Climate Summit Trip For Halloween With KidsTrick or treating with his four children on Halloween trumped an international stage devoted to climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday in explaining why he abruptly canceled plans to attend the United Nations gathering in Scotland.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Out Of Public Sight For A Week, Family Obligations CitedA week after abruptly canceling plans to attend the United Nations climate summit in Scotland, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has receded from public view to deal with with unspecific family obligations.
East Bay 'Climate Change' Halloween Display Goes Beyond Traditional Tricks Or TreatsHalloween isn’t just about trick-or-treating or donning elaborate costumes for a night of partying and, in two East Bay cities Sunday, colorful alternatives were on full display.
Newson Suddenly Pulls Out of Trip to U.N. Climate Conference, Sends Lt. Gov. KounalakisUnspecified “family obligations” prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday to suddenly cancel his trip to Scotland for the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, a huge gathering of international leaders on a subject that is among his highest priorities.
Petaluma Receives $1M 'Cool Cities' Grant To Help Achieve Carbon NeutralityPetaluma has been selected to be a leader in the fight against climate change, and possibly provide a road map for the rest of the country.
Climate Change Disrupting Natural Cycles at Drier Lake TahoeDrought fueled by climate change has dropped Lake Tahoe below its natural rim and halted flows into the Truckee River, an historically cyclical event that’s occurring sooner and more often than it used to -- raising fears about what might be in store for the famed alpine lake.
Newsom Administration Calls For Banning New Oil Drilling Near Neighborhoods, SchoolsCalifornia's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation's largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.