California Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in California courtesy of Environmental Health News.
A large wind farm in Solano County would be the first renewable energy project in the nation to be issued a permit to kill eagles under a plan released Thursday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The world’s most extensive report on climate change will be released starting Friday, with its authors expected to highlight aspects of global warming that have accelerated — such as ice melt and warming of the deep oceans — along with elements that have defied projections.
Much of a former Naval Air Station – the site of a projected 1,425-home development – will be underwater by the end of the century due to sea level rise brought on by climate change, according to the city's draft environmental impact report on the project released this month.
A Berkeley physicist who rescues ancient recordings through technology and two Stanford professors studying the effects of climate change are among 24 exceptional innovators from around the nation named as this year's MacArthur Fellows.
The University of California, Davis, has been selected to lead a two-year, $11.2 million research consortium for the U.S. Department of Transportation, focused on addressing and preparing for climate change.
In the eyes of Sen. Barbara Boxer, former president George W. Bush has gone from an environmental villain to a hero - at his presidential library, at least.
In a victory for environmentalists, clean energy advocates and state regulators, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld California's clean-fuel standards in a 2-1 decision Wednesday.
They may not be "changing the very nature of how we live together" just yet, as Gov. Jerry Brown would have it, but electric vehicles are inching into the mainstream.
Starting in a couple of weeks, the hundreds of companies subject to California’s strict curbs on greenhouse-gas emissions will have a new way to meet the regulations.
Little noticed by the public, large-scale energy storage may soon get its moment in the spotlight. This month, California energy regulators proposed requiring the state's utility companies to buy more than 1.3 gigawatts of electricity storage by 2020.