The Southwest climate change news feed includes stories on climate change and energy from newspapers in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah, courtesy of Environmental Health News.
A growing trove of scholarly studies, interviews with former Republican politicians and with leaders of the denial camp show a concerted public relations campaign to cast doubt on climate science.
When Daniel Wilson learned earlier this year that the state of California wants to bulldoze his family's pear orchard to build a giant Sacramento River water diversion, he and his brother were making a major new investment in the crop.
Jerry Meral, deputy secretary at the California Natural Resources Agency, said the tunnel plan - known technically as the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, or BDCP - won't ultimately help the delta.
A strange seabird hanging around the Farallon Islands has created quite a ruckus among scientists, who have identified the sleek, mostly white creature as a species of booby never seen before in this part of the world.
Rep. Chris Stewart led his first hearing on climate change Thursday, where witnesses urged the government to greatly increase its investments in green-energy technologies but had differing opinions about taking sudden steps to cut carbon emissions.
To mark Earth Day this year, we're talking with Scott Claassen. He's a leader of Thad’s, a community of missionary Episcopalians in Santa Monica, and he advocates a "Carbon Sabbath."
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.
The California desert's signature tree has gotten a lot of attention lately: the story of this year's record bloom has reached a global audience. And the developing narrative is that the unusual bloom can be credited to climate change.
With Atlantic cod already moving into waters around Spitsbergen — into Arctic cod territory — fisheries biologists are keeping a close eye the commercially important species to determine the consequences of climate-related migrations.
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.