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.
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.
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.
La Niña Forms: May Bring More Drought, 'Not A Good Sign' For WildfiresLa Nina — which often means a busier Atlantic hurricane season, a drier Southwest and perhaps a more fire-prone California — has popped up in the Pacific Ocean.
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.
Biologists Brace For Marine Heat 'Blob' Threatening Wildlife In Pacific WatersScientists say a marine heat wave is just off shore in the cool blue waters of the Pacific. It mimics a similar phenomenon from four years ago that wreaked havoc on the ocean's ecosystems.
White House Releases Chilling Report on Global Warming That Contradicts TrumpAs California's catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns that these types of disasters are worsening in the United States because of global warming.
Weak El Niño Portends Warm, Wet Winter for Much of U.S.No place in the United States is expected to be colder than normal this winter, thanks to a weak El Niño brewing, U.S. meteorologists said.
Gov. Brown Signs Historic Green Energy BillCalifornia would set a goal of phasing out all fossil fuels from the state's electricity sector by 2045 under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Scientific Snowflake Roundup Reveals Climate SecretsResearchers at Columbia University are studying details about how snowflakes fall and how they evolve once they settle on the ground. The data could be used to provide clues to the changing climate.
Study Shows Dramatic Snowpack Decline Across the WestScientists have found a dramatically declining snowpack across the American West over the past six decades that will likely cause water shortages in the region that cannot be managed by building new reservoirs.
Warm Water Off West Coast Has Lingering Effects for SalmonScientists warn that salmon fisheries may face hard times ahead and they believe poor ocean conditions are likely to blame.
California's Insurance Commissioner Upsets Coal CountryOfficials from Oklahoma are asking California's insurance commissioner to stop pressing insurance companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry,
Short-Lived La Niña Leaves Impacts Before Fading AwayU.S. weather forecasters said Thursday the cool flip side to the climate phenomenon El Niño has faded away.
NASA: Earth Sets Hottest Year RecordEarth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, government scientists said Wednesday. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared.