California Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in California courtesy of Environmental Health News.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger plans to carry California's climate change story to a conference in Copenhagen next week, a move that will burnish his international image as a leader in the war on global warming.
Negotiations between representatives of the world's largest economies appeared stalled Thursday on a particularly touchy aspect of attacking global warming: how to make sure countries actually do what they pledge to do to combat climate change.
Obama dispatches a slew of Cabinet-level secretaries, advisors and envoys to prove to world leaders that the U.S. is serious about combating climate change. His own assurances might carry more weight.
Regional water quality officials on Thursday put some teeth into their long campaign to cleanse the Los Angeles River system of the tons of trash that turn it into a movable landfill after major storms.
Because of global warming, sea levels in California are expected to increase by 16 inches over the next 40 years, causing flooding and endangering facilities throughout the state, according to a report by the California State Lands Commission.
The number of green jobs is growing throughout the Golden State, but it still represents just a tiny fraction of California's overall employment.
Rae Kwon Chung of South Korea believes nations can profit from energy efficiency and emission reduction. More than a policy position, it's a paradigm shift - and it's catching on.
The Obama administration on Monday declared that greenhouse gases produced by vehicles, power plants and factories were a danger to public health, clearing the way for broad federal limits on climate-warming emissions.
A recently launched program partners City Hall's Solid Waste Management Division with GeoGreen Biofuels to has placed 200-gallon containers at five parking structures downtown where restaurants are welcome to drop off used oils and greases at no cost.
When world leaders gather in Copenhagen Monday for negotiations on a new agreement to combat climate change, their success or failure will ride on economics, not environmental science.