Scientists say it’s too soon to draw conclusions about the lasting damage that record-setting wildfires will have on Lake Tahoe. But they’re not wasting time. Many are expected to present their research plans to the Tahoe Science Advisory Council.
Daly City has joined cities around San Mateo County in banning single-use plastics at food facilities, with enforcement starting in 2022.
Climate change could push more than 200 million people to move within their own countries in the next three decades and create migration hot spots unless urgent action is taken in the coming years to reduce global emissions and bridge the development gap.
President Biden will visit the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday and pitch his $3.5 trillion spending package.
The Southern and Northern lights pulled off spectacular shows in the skies over Tasmania and Alaska earlier this week.
California lawmakers have approved what advocacy groups say are the nation’s strongest protections against falsely labeling items as recyclable when they in fact are destined for landfills.
Propelled by a record-hot June, summer 2021 was the hottest since the Dust Bowl in 1936.
Residents in Santa Clara County are being asked to cut water use even more. New numbers show many cities are struggling to meet the water district’s 15% water conservation goal. Latest data shows water use overall in Santa Clara County fell by 6%.
Several accredited medical journals rallied together to warn leaders around the world that climate change is the “greatest threat to global health.”
Citing hot weather as the reason, California's grid operator has extended a statewide flex alert for a second day on Thursday.
California's grid operator has issued a statewide flex alert for Wednesday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. due to the extreme heat much of California and the West is experiencing.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended a Spare the Air alert for smog and an air quality advisory due to wildfire smoke through Tuesday.
The mysterious deaths of a Northern California family of hikers and their dog have led federal officials to close 28 miles along the Merced River, where high levels of toxic algae were detected.
As an unholy trinity of high temperatures, tailpipe exhaust and wildfire smoke choke the Bay Area, the air district is issuing a Spare the Air Alert for smog for Sunday.
Scientists have discovered a previously unconsidered link between the length of daytime and the oxygen levels on Earth. Their theory was inspired by what they found at the bottom of Lake Huron.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued air quality advisories for Thursday and Friday because of wildfire smoke, but the levels of pollution are not expected to exceed federal health standards or prompt a Spare the Air alert.
As a result of smoke filled air from wildfires, doctors do recommend staying indoors with windows shut and central air systems on recirculate, but as long as you're not breathing the air for a straight 24 hours, experts say reactions will likely be minimal.
Thousands of people are signed up for two days of running in Santa Rosa: 5k and 10k races on Saturday and a half-marathon and full marathon on Sunday. The poor air quality is causing some concern.
Officials in Washington state said Thursday they had destroyed the first "murder" hornet nest of the season, which was located near the town of Blaine along the Canadian border.
People living above the ridge of the Lake Tahoe Basin are being forced to evacuate due to the advancing Caldor Fire on Thursday.