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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
'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.
9th Circuit Court Revives Lawsuits By California Cities Against Oil CompaniesA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday gave a new lease on life to lawsuits in which eight California cities and counties are seeking to have oil companies pay millions or billions of dollars for sea walls and other protections from rising seas.
Study: COVID-19 Lockdowns Sends Emissions Down 17%, But Change May Be TemporaryAs predicted, carbon dioxide emissions have declined during the Covid-19 pandemic. But if past crises are any indication, the environmental gains may be short-lived.
Coronavirus Update: California Emissions Dip Drastically During Shelter-In-Place, UC Davis Study FindsWhile the coronavirus shelter-in-place orders have caused a steep decline in traffic, a new study looks to quantify the environmental impact of taking all those tailpipes off the roads.
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.
9th Circuit Court Dismisses Youth Climate Change LawsuitA federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.
Air Quality District To Map Greenhouse Gases On Every Bay Area BlockThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District will implement new groundbreaking technology to map air quality and greenhouse gases on every block in the region.