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.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve Commitment To Climate-Friendly MeasuresA resolution committing Contra Costa County government leaders to prepare for shifting from a fossil fuels-based economy to a greener one was unanimously approved Tuesday by the county's Board of Supervisors.
'New Normal' Climate, Wildfires Prompt Longtime Californians to Consider LeavingArthur Gies has lived in Northern and Southern California his entire life. Now, after weeks of smoky air plus sporadic heat waves he's looking to leave the Golden State. He's not alone.
Study: Number of NorCal Wildfires Increased Since 1984, Climate Change Making Fires WorseA new study from UC Davis found that the number of high-severity wildfires in Northern California have been increasing by 10% each decade since 1984.
'Less Is More' - Reducing Carbon Footprint Takes On New Urgency Amid California WildfiresFor many, recent wildfires and the orange skies above the Bay Area were a wake-up call when it comes to climate change.
Newsom Emphasizes 'Evidence Of Climate Change' During Wildfire UpdateGov. Gavin Newsom emphasized on Wednesday how climate change drives the state's growing wildfire season as he provided updates on California's ongoing struggle with over two dozen major fires.
'I Don't Think Science Knows;' Trump Disputes Climate Change Science During California Wildfires BriefingPresident Donald Trump arrived in Sacramento Monday to get a first-hand report on the devastation left behind by the state's historic outbreak of wildfires and quickly stepped into the fray of the ongoing climate-change debate.