Climate Change, Nuclear War Occupy Jerry Brown In RetirementFormer California Gov. Jerry Brown is living off the grid in retirement, but he's still deeply connected on two issues that captivated him while in office and now are center stage globally: climate change and the threat of nuclear war.
Governors Turn To Budgets To Guard Against Climate ChangeTheir state budgets flush with cash, Democratic and Republican governors alike want to spend some of the windfall on projects aimed at slowing climate change and guarding against its consequences, from floods and wildfires to dirty air.
Sacramento Company Bets Prototype Electric Storage Device Could Spark More Solar UseGreen technology is powering the future, but storing it is more expensive than creating it. Now one local engineer has come up with a solution that is affordable and accessible for small businesses and homeowners - and it fits in your garage.
California Regulators Eye Tough Standards For Trucks, Lawn EquipmentAlong with speeding tickets, truck drivers in California could soon have to worry about pollution tickets while traveling the state's roads.
Food Waste Becomes California's Newest Climate Change TargetBanana peels, chicken bones and leftover veggies won't have a place in California trashcans under the nation's largest mandatory residential food waste recycling program that's set to take effect in January.
Gov. Newsom Cancels Trip To UN Climate Conference In Scotland; Lt. Gov. To Take His PlaceCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday abruptly canceled his trip to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, forgoing a much-anticipated chance to appear on an international stage devoted to one of his signature issues.
Climate Insurance? California Department Of Insurance Releases Report to Re-Imagine InsuranceWith so many extremes hitting California, the state is now talking about "climate insurance."
Stormy Skies Ahead: Do You Have Enough Insurance If Disaster Strikes?After the fires and the pandemic, home prices and the cost to rebuild are much higher.
'Not A Short-Term Feature': Scientists Warn California Needs Much More Rain To End DroughtEven if California were to have above-average rain and snow this winter, warming temperatures mean it still likely won't be enough to make up for all the water California lost.
As Wet Weather Finally Rolls In, California Issues Statewide Drought Emergency ProclamationAfter California saw its driest year on record in nearly 100 years, the entire state is now under a drought emergency, officials said Tuesday.
Climate Change Fuels California Emphasis On Preventing FiresCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday approved nearly $1 billion in new spending to prevent wildfires, signaling a policy shift in a state that historically focused more on putting out fires than stopping them before they start.