Mayor Breed Unveils Plan To Power San Francisco Buildings With 100% Renewable EnergySan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Monday unveiled a plan to transition the city's largest private commercial buildings to 100 percent renewable electricity over the next decade.
Stolen E-Scooters in San Jose Being Dumped Into Guadalupe RiverA San Jose man, known as "the river watchdog," said Thursday he has pulled nearly two dozen electric scooters from the Guadalupe River in just two days.
Oakland Nonprofit Aims To Reduce Number Of Small Plastic 'Nurdles' Ending Up In OceanThere are growing protests over the amount of plastic "nurdles" ending up in the world’s oceans, but an Oakland nonprofit is helping find out where they're coming from and who's responsible for them.
Environmentalists, Lumber Company Hammer Out $11.7 Million Deal To Protect Coastal RedwoodsThe Peninsula Open Space Trust has announced $11.7 million deal to preserve two redwood forests totaling 937 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Warming Climate Brings Summers So Dry Even Wet Winters Won't Dampen Fire DangerA new study from a team of climate scientists and forest experts suggests that an endless fire season is our new reality in the Golden State.
As Recycling Centers Close Statewide, Consumers Lose Millions in DepositsCalifornia consumers lost out on at least $308 million in nickel deposits on cans and bottles in 2018, largely because it's increasingly difficult to find a place to recycle them.
New Woodland Trail Opens in Golden Gate ParkA new trail through some of the city's oldest coast live oaks opened Friday in Golden Gate Park and was dedicated to a longtime advocate for local parks, Phil Arnold.
Researchers Find Large Amount Of Tiny, Harmful Plastic Pellets On Ocean BeachA global research project to track one kind of beach debris is raising an alarming concern that there may be a lot more plastic in the ocean than we ever imagined.
San Francisco Beach Cleanup Volunteers Track Trash to Shame Litter LeadersAn effort to beautify a popular San Francisco beach on Sunday turned the focus away from those who toss garbage to those who manufacture it.
Farallones Research Among Environmental Studies Disrupted By Government ShutdownScientists with a constant presence on the Farallones since 1968 might have to leave if their agreement with the government isn't renewed by the end of March.
Count Finds 86 Percent Decline in Monarch Butterflies on California CoastResearchers with an environmental group have labeled as "disturbingly low" the number of western monarch butterflies that migrate along the California coast.