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The lingering drought has drained Lake Tahoe below its natural rim for the first time in 5 years, cutting off the flow of the Truckee River. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Lake Tahoe Level Falls To 5-Year Low

The lingering drought has drained Lake Tahoe below its natural rim for the first time in 5 years, cutting off the flow of the Truckee River.

10/17/2014

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Berkeley Pursues Climate Change Warning Labels On Gas Pumps

The San Francisco Bay Area city of Berkeley is moving forward with plans to put climate-change warning labels on gas pumps in what could be the first such requirement of its kind in the nation.

06/20/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 14:  U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at UC Irvine commencement ceremony at Angel Stadium of Anaheim June 14, 2014 in Anaheim, California. Obama in his address talked about climate change and called students to action. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Obama, Speaking At UC Irvine Graduation, Says Climate Change Deniers Ignoring Science

President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday’s graduates of the University of California, Irvine.

06/14/2014

Tom Steyer says his Climate Disaster Relief Fund will help victims of environmental disasters like the recent southern California wildfires. (Getty Images)

California Billionaire Promises To Help Victims Of Global Warming

Tom Steyer is creating a fund to help victims of extreme weather disasters, starting with wildfires in California and other western states.

06/06/2014

A dry canal filled with weeds near Bakersfield. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Study Links California Drought To Global Climate Change

A new study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for the recent harsh winter.

04/24/2014

Fossil evidence shows the Antarctic coastline averaged 57 degrees some 40-50 million years ago. (Getty Images)

Study: Antarctica Was Once As Warm As California

Fossil evidence shows the Antarctic coastline averaged 57 degrees some 40-50 million years ago.

04/23/2014

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Scientists Monitoring Increasing CO2 Levels In California Seawater

Scientists say historically, yes, carbon dioxide levels have changed in the ocean before, but this time it’s different.

03/17/2014

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Gore: Lake Tahoe Is A Model For Combating Climate Change

Gore returned to Lake Tahoe 16 years after he and former President Bill Clinton ushered in a new awareness on the need to protect the alpine lake’s delicate ecosystem from the myriad environmental threats to its famous clarity.

08/19/2013

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Study: Warmer Climate Strongly Affects Human Conflict And Violence

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Human violence around the world is being linked to shifts in the climate. A recent study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and Princeton University found the risk of conflict […]

08/02/2013

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California Report Will Guide Climate-Change Decisions

State planners must consider higher temperatures, more intense wildfires and an increased demand for electricity as they factor climate change into their decision-making.

07/31/2012