California Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in California courtesy of Environmental Health News.
Fracking has opened vast oil and natural gas deposits across the country, creating legions of fans and foes alike. Now the technology has exposed a rift between Gov. Jerry Brown and a very vocal part of his Democratic base.
As California gets drier and hotter, no one is more vulnerable than farmers. And no one is likely to have to do more to adapt to what many experts fear will be a more drought-prone environment.
While children at Rancho Cordova’s Hagan Community Park played baseball, fished and watched ducks waddle on a glorious Saturday afternoon, Sacramento’s diverse interfaith community gathered to examine religion’s role in addressing climate change.
The ongoing drought has cities across the Sacramento region urgently trying to cut water use. Some have a lot further to go than others.
The fight over fracking has an amazing way of turning allies against each other, particularly in California. To see just how personal that sniping can get, check out the new online ad for “Frack Water, a fragrance by Jerry Brown.”
A month ago, Placer County Water Agency officials were poised to order strict conservation measures, including a blanket ban on filling new or existing swimming pools. But after several days of storms, water officials are having second thoughts.
County residents had a chance Tuesday to weigh in on a regional plan aimed at meeting state-mandated greenhouse gas reduction targets.
A group of prominent scientists from the Oakland-based National Center for Science Education recently spoke at Chapman University on evolution and climate change. Science and religion can coexist, said Ann Reid, a molecular biologist and the new executive director for the center.
A diverse group of academics and policymakers gathered for a national climate conference on the UC Santa Cruz campus Saturday. In a series of panel discussions, they shared perspectives on addressing climate change.
Wendy Schmidt, the wife of Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, has turned her attention to big problems - the quality of the planet's air, food and water.