Former California Gov. Jerry Brown, China Team Up On Climate Research InstituteAs tensions between China and the United States ratchet up, former California Gov. Jerry Brown sees a way to bring together the world's largest carbon emitter and a U.S. state that's leading the way in energy standards: climate change.
23 States Sue Trump To Keep California's Auto Emission RulesTwenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks.
California Promises Fight To Keep Auto Emission AuthorityPreparing for a lengthy legal battle with the Trump administration about how much pollution to allow from cars, California regulators on Thursday said they were considering cracking down on other emissions to make up for any impacts on air quality.
Study: California Wildfires Burn 500% More Land Because Of Climate ChangeClimate change caused the increase in size of wildfires occurring across California in the last 50 years, according to a new study published in this week's journal Earth's Future.
Scientists: Atmospheric Rivers Could Be More Dangerous Than Earthquakes For SacramentoScientists say the Sacramento region could be facing its own “Big One” – and it’s not an earthquake.
California Official Says She Offered Fuel Economy CompromiseCalifornia's top air pollution regulator says the state has proposed compromises to end a deadlock with the Trump administration on fuel economy and auto emissions standards but the administration wasn't willing to negotiate.
Study: U.S. Military Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than Portugal Or SwedenThe United States military alone produces more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions than many smaller industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, according to a new study.
Initiative Aims To Combat Climate Change By Charging Restaurant Customers An Extra 1% On Their BillsRestaurant owners have the option of charging customers an additional 1% on their bills that would go to help stop climate change.
California Fire Report Offers List Of Ideas, No CommitmentsA report Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration will release Friday aims to address a host of problems related to wildfires.
Climate Change Linked To More Seasonal Allergies In The U.S., Study SaysClimate change may be the cause of more spring allergies reported across the U.S., a new study shows.
White House Ends California Talks On Mileage StandardsThe Trump administration broke off vehicle mileage standards talks with California on Thursday, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to unsettle the auto industry.
Massive Insect Decline Could Have 'Catastrophic' Environmental Impact, Study SaysInsect populations are declining precipitously worldwide due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially "catastrophic" effect on the planet, a study has warned.
California Wildfire Emissions Equal Year Of Power PollutionU.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 2018 released roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as were produced in a year to provide electricity to the state.
New Government Report Reveals Staggering Economic And Health Toll Of Climate ChangeEarth's climate is now changing faster than at any point in the history of modern civilization, primarily as a result of human activities, according to a long-awaited report released Friday by the federal government. The National Climate Assessment warns that extreme weather and climate-related events in the U.S. are worsening, and it reveals the economic and health toll of climate change.
California Raises More Than $800 Million In Carbon AuctionCalifornia raised more than $800 million from selling permits to release greenhouse gases in the latest quarterly auction.