Warming Rivers In US West Killing Fish, Imperiling IndustryBaby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another.
California Wildfires Have Already Scorched 3 Times More Land In 2021 Than Same Time Last YearA severe drought coupled with the human-induced climate crisis has sparked a fire season that has already seen more than three times as much land burned in California this year than during the same time span last year, officials said.
Schwarzenegger: Climate Activists Should Focus On PollutionArnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday urged climate activists to offer a focused, hopeful message that targets pollution rather than turning off the public with “constant alarm which cannot be sustained.”
With The West Facing Brutal Fire Season, Biden Says He’ll Hire More Federal Firefighters And Raise PayThe Biden administration said Wednesday it is hiring more federal firefighters - and immediately raising their pay - as officials ramp up response efforts in the face of a severe drought that is setting the stage for another destructive summer of intense wildfires across the West.
Carbon Dioxide Levels Now 50% Higher Than Preindustrial TimeThe annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began.
Could Telemedicine Help Combat Climate Change? Some Doctors Say YesThe pandemic brought telemedicine to the forefront of healthcare, as its use surged 3,000% over the last year. Now some are asking, could it help combat climate change?
Monitor: All Of California In Moderate Drought Or Worse For First Time Since 2014Drought conditions intensified in parts of California over the past week, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday.
Researchers Show How Soil Is Unsuspecting Weapon In Fighting Climate ChangeCalifornia has long been seeing the effects of climate change with raging wildfires and grueling drought seasons, but researchers say the soil is the secret weapon in the fight.
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.