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.
Combat Climate Change By Cutting Beef And Lamb Production, Report SaysA new report a British advisory body has called for a 20%-50% cut in the number of sheep and cattle to help combat climate change.
Asked About Climate Change, Trump Says 'Lot Of Factors' To Blame For California WildfiresPresident Donald Trump, after surveying the destruction wrought by wildfires in California, said Saturday that the devastation has not altered his opinion on climate change.
Gov. Jerry Brown Named To Lead Doomsday Clock GroupCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has been named executive chairman of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a group that measures manmade threats to human existence.
Study: Climate Change To Cause Global Beer Shortage, Price SpikeBeer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk.
Planet Has Only Until 2030 To Stem Catastrophic Climate Change, Experts WarnGovernments around the world must take "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" to avoid disastrous levels of global warming, says a stark new report from the global scientific authority on climate change.
Climate Change Summit In San Francisco Draws Crowds Of ProtestersMorning rush hour traffic came to a near halt in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Thursday as protesters representing a wide variety of environmental causes took to the city streets.
With 'Clean Air' Stickers Expiring In 2019, Nearly 250K Drivers Getting Kicked Out Of Carpool LanesStarting January 1, only persons who purchased clean air cars from 2017 to 2018 will be able to use the High-Occupancy Vehicle lanes.
Gov. Brown Signs Biodiversity Protection OrderJerry Brown's order comes ahead of a global climate summit he's hosting next week in San Francisco and as he prepares to leave office in January.
Big Oil Wants Government Protection From Climate ChangeThe idea of taxpayers paying to protect refineries in a state where top politicians still dispute climate change's validity, doesn't sit well with some.
Earth At Risk Of Becoming 'Hothouse' If Tipping Point Reached, Report WarnsScientists are warning that a domino effect will kick in if global temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, leading to "hothouse" conditions and higher sea levels, making some areas on Earth uninhabitable.
Study Claims Higher Temperatures, Climate Change Linked To SuicideA new study from Stanford University is claiming that suicide rates will continue to rise as the Earth gets hotter.