California Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in California courtesy of Environmental Health News.
Thirsty California may get a smidgen of rain this coming week, but it is not likely to change what, so far, has been the driest calendar year in recorded history.
The Port of Oakland celebrated a clean air milestone Friday with the completion of a power system that will allow vessels docked at berths to power up on electricity instead of diesel fuel.
The question U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell faced Thursday night cut right to the heart of America’s energy debate.
California will need new policies, new technologies or both to meet its ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals by 2050, according to an analysis released Monday by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
The staff of the California Coastal Commission has recommended the approval of a proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach but with conditions that plant owners say would kill the project.
On Monday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a regional pact with Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia to fight global warming.
It's hard not to read the new West Coast climate pact without a strong sense of déjà vu.
Reaction to a non-binding climate pact between California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia is mixed, with the most negative reaction coming from activists opposed to the expansion of hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas in California.
Gov. Jerry Brown and the governors of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia gained international attention Monday for signing a pact in San Francisco aimed at reducing the pollution that causes global warming.
Saying that the West Coast must lead the way in battling climate change, the governors of California, Oregon and Washington, along with the premier of British Columbia, signed an agreement Monday committing the Canadian province and the three states to coordinate global-warming policies.