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.
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.
Students Demand Climate Action In March Down San Francisco's Market Street - 'Need To Make An Immediate Change'Hundreds of young people shut down San Francisco's Market Street as they rallied through the city's downtown on Friday morning during a Climate Strike, bringing awareness to climate change.
Lawrence Berkeley Lab Heads Effort To Collect Water Data In U.S. WestThe multimillion-dollar effort led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory launches next week.
Newsom Lays Out Firefighting Strategy As Wildfire Season Heats UpWith the peak of wildfire season still ahead, Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged more money and more manpower, along with a shift in strategy in a visit to the fire-ravaged Santa Cruz Mountains on Tuesday.
Lake Tahoe Reports 9th Record High Temperature Since Mid-JuneThe temperature reached 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 Celsius) Thursday in South Lake Tahoe, California, which sits at an elevation of 6,237 feet (1,901 meters) on the Nevada line.
Warming River Water Killing Young Salmon Fry, Imperiling Industry Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another.
Fire Whirls, 'Pyro' Clouds, Smoky Skies: Extreme Fire Behavior a Preview of What's to ComeAs scientists examine how much of this summer's wildfire behavior can be attributed to human-caused climate change, they say extreme fire events seen recently may only be a preview of what's to come in the coming decades.
Port of Oakland Adds Electric Trucks, Charging Stations In Pilot ProjectThe Port of Oakland announced it has added 10 new electric trucks as part of a multi-million-dollar demonstration project aimed at reducing pollutants generated by its seaport operations.
California Urges EPA To Let State Set Its Own Auto Emissions StandardsOfficials from California, New York and other states urged the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday to allow California to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
Oakland, San Jose Mayors Urge Residents To Take Part In Energy Savings Challenge; Smart Thermostats Given AwayThe mayors of Oakland and San Jose are among those who have partnered with a startup in an effort to challenge residents to save energy this summer.