California's Grim Milestone: 4 Million Acres Burned In WildfiresCalifornia is poised to hit a fearsome milestone: 4 million acres (1.6 million hectares) burned this year by wildfires that have killed 30 people and incinerated hundreds of homes in what is already the worst fire season on record.
Gov. Newsom Pumping The Brakes On Gas CarsPumping the brakes on new gas car sales, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in an executive order Wednesday that if you want to buy a new car, you'll have to go electric by 2035.
Protesters Demand Newsom Act On Climate Change, Racial JusticeProtesters rallied at the California State Capitol on Sunday demanding Governor Gavin Newsom take action on climate change and racial justice.
'It's Not A Belief System, It's Data': Gov. Newsom Emphasizes Wildfires Show Reality Of Climate ChangeFirefighters are making tremendous progress combating the huge wildfire complexes afflicting California -- but the real battle is against climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday.
Natural Resources Secretary Has 'No Regrets' Over Climate Change Exchange With Pres. TrumpOne day after the tense exchange during a wildfire briefing, California's Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot says he's glad it hit a nerve.
’Climate Change Is Real’: Berry Creek Man Who Lost Home In Fire Calls Trump’s Comments FrustratingOne Berry Creek man who lived through the wildfire wants the president to know he thinks climate change is very real.
'Don't Think Science Knows’: Trump Spurns Science On Climate Change During Sacramento VisitWith the smell of California wildfires in the air, President Donald Trump on Monday ignored the scientific consensus that climate change is playing a central role in historic West Coast infernos and renewed his unfounded claim that poor forest management is mostly to blame.
California Wildfires Are Growing Bigger And Moving Faster Than EverWhen it comes to California wildfires, it now takes days, not decades, to produce what had been seen as a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence.
California's New Normal: How The Climate Crisis Is Fueling Wildfires And Changing LifeThe orange glow from wildfires in the evening sky is a new way of life in the Golden State.
Science Says: Climate Change, People Stoke California FiresIf you want to build a fire, you need three things: Ignition, fuel and oxygen. But wildfire in California is a much more complex people-stoked witch's brew.
California's Budget Cuts Threaten Environmental SpendingCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed budget cuts include canceling billions of dollars in climate change spending, a blow to environmental advocates who look to the state as a stopgap for the Trump administration's weakening of federal protections.
Billions Of People Could Live In Areas Too Hot For Humans By 2070, Study SaysIf the planet continues to warm at current levels over the next 50 years, up to 3 billion people could be living in areas that are too hot for humans, a new study has found.
Study: Parts Of North America In 'Megadrought' -- And It Could Get WorseThe past two decades have marked the driest years in southwestern North America since the 1500s, a new study finds, and it could get even worse.
Climate Change May Doom 1 In 3 Species Of Plants, Animals In Next 50 YearsIn 50 years, a third of plant and animal species may no longer exist due to climate change, studies say.
Summer's Heat Waves Could Get More Dangerous In The Coming Decades, Study WarnsSearing heat during summer days is one of the many dangerous consequences of human-caused climate change.