Southwest Climate News
No matter how you define them, green jobs are multiplying across the United States, including in California, and specifically in Orange County. The trend is driven by legislative mandates, as well as government incentives. It is amplified by the desire of many companies to save money through cutting waste or to market their operations as socially beneficial.
A 2007 sea voyage through the Gulf of Mexico, around Florida and up the eastern seaboard has increased understanding of how various coastal areas may respond to increased acidity.
Ann Croissant bent down to listen to what the plants were saying. She skimmed her weathered hands lightly across the tops of the moss and liverwort. Here it was, March 1, and the plethora of spring arrivals concerned her.
Eucalyptus, an unusually hyperactive tree revered by some and castigated by others for being dirty, hazardous, invasive and generally disagreeable, is causing havoc on a forested San Francisco hillside steeped in history.
CSU's North Central Climate Science Center wants to give farmers, ranchers and land managers better information to help them decide how to respond to climate change.
A series of small to mid-sized volcanic eruptions the past 10 years were the main factor in the formation of stratospheric sulfuric acid that reflected the sun’s energy and partially offset the effects of heat-trapping greenhouse gases.
California's carbon market remains in its infancy, and still faces uncertainty about what action the federal government may take to reduce emissions at the national level. Still, the success of the most recent state auction is widely seen as an indication that its cap-and-trade program is here to stay.
Kurion did have well-connected executives --Raymont had spent much of his life in the nuclear-waste industry -- and the firm also possessed a game-changing technology: a means of stripping radioactive isotopes from contaminated water.
Climate change is threatening pillars of the Colorado economy, including the ski industry and agriculture, according to Sen. Michael Bennet, who this week encouraged the chairs of all the Senate committees he sits on to address the issue by holding hearings during the current session of Congress.
Fewer Californians today believe global warming is a problem that needs remedying than six years ago, according to a Field Poll released Monday, Feb. 25.