California Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in California courtesy of Environmental Health News.
Central Valley communities are among the hardest hit in California under a unique new misery index that provides statewide mapping on community pollution, health and well-being.
Southern California water agencies have been quietly negotiating with state officials to take a major role in designing and building the giant Sacramento River diversion tunnels at the core of Gov. Jerry Brown's water policy for the state, according to documents obtained by The Bee.
As President Obama weighs the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline, a similar project connecting Canada's oil sands to the West Coast is quietly moving forward, little noticed in the United States.
Grape-growing in the Temecula Valley Wine Country and other prime wine-producing regions of California would wither by mid-century if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated and farmers don’t make significant adjustments to their crops, say the authors of a new climate change study.
According to a survey by LifeWay Research, you are more likely to deny global warming if you are a young, rural, Southern, evangelical, Republican pastor.
Agricultural regions important to food and wine production today are expected to shift northward as climate change takes its toll on the planet, according to a study recently conducted in part with UC Davis scientists.
With so much focus from the left on social and economic issues in recent months, some were gratified to see California Democrats take a strong stance on the environment.
Blame it on a dry winter, hotter-than-normal spring – possibly even climate change: This year has been a particularly rough one for allergy sufferers battling the pollen that early blooms have sprayed into the air.
Climate change will bring significantly higher temperatures and sea levels to California by the end of the century, and it’s already worsening droughts and fires, scientists conclude in a draft report.
The Monterey Shale formation contains two-thirds of all known shale oil deposits in the United States. But there could also be a price, one that might last many decades, just as the Gold Rush hydraulic strip-mining techniques left tons of mercury in Mother Lode streams.