Berkeley Council Considers Banning Most Gas, Diesel Car Sales By 2027Looking to cut greenhouse gas emissions, leaders in Berkeley are seeking to sharply reduce the number of gas and diesel vehicles sold in the city.
2020 Sets Record With 22 Separate Billion-Dollar Climate, Weather Disasters in U.S.An astonishing 22 separate weather and climate disasters costing over $1 billion each occurred in the U.S. in 2020. Western wildfires accounted for a total of $16.5 billion in damage.
King Tide on San Francisco Embarcadero Illustrates Climate Change RiskSpectators came to San Francisco’s Embarcadero Sunday morning to witness the high water of a king tide. It was an opportunity for people to ponder the city’s future as sea levels continue to rise.
State’s Air, Climate Regulator Pushing to Head Biden EPAMary Nichols fought for some of the nation's most ambitious climate policies over the past four decades and, in recent years, she's been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump's efforts to dismantle them.
GM Flips To California's Side In Auto Pollution Fight With TrumpGeneral Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards.
Bay Area Coal Country? Richmond Residents, Coal Companies Battle Over Use Of PortUnbeknown to most, the bay is home to one of only two deep sea ports on the entire West Coast that export coal to Asia.
Worldwide Switch to Vegan Diet Not Required to Fix Climate, Study SaysThe world likely can’t keep global warming to a relatively safe minimum unless we change how we grow, eat and throw away our food but we don’t need to all go vegan, a new study says.
Bay Area Leaders Push Back On Climate Plan's 60% Work From Home MandateSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Wednesday joined Bay Area state leaders in raising concerns about the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Plan Bay Area 2050.
Oakland Zoo Takes In More Mountain Lion Kittens Orphaned By Zogg FireThe Oakland Zoo is nursing three mountain lion kittens back to health, after they were rescued from the Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Newsom Launches Land, Water Conservation Initiative To Fight Climate Change, Restore BiodiversityBuilding on a series of actions to combat climate change, Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced an executive order to preserve 30 percent of the state's land and coastal waters by 2030 as part of an international effort to expand and restore the planet's biodiversity.
Glass Fire Update: Calmer Winds, Cooler Temps Raise Hope In Fire-Threatened Town Of AngwinAfter a day of calmer than expected winds, and the Red Flag Warning set to expire Saturday, tensions are beginning to ease in the fire-threatened town of Angwin.
Citing Rolling Blackouts, EPA Chief Ridicules Newsom's Plan To Ban Sale Of Gas-Powered Cars By 2035On Monday, Wheeler sent Newsom a letter questioning how the state could add millions of electric vehicles despite having “a record of rolling blackouts.”
San Jose Recruits Climate Action Warriors For New State InitiativeThe State of California and the city of San Jose are looking to recruit a new generation of warriors to fight climate-change.
'To Be Bold As The Problem Is Big'; Newsom Orders End Of New Gas-Powered Cars Sales In California By 2035 Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday, halting the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in the state of California by 2035.
Environmentalists: Newsom's Ban On Fracking By 2024 Too LateCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom moved Wednesday to end issuing new hydraulic fracturing permits by 2024, a delay criticized by many environmental groups.