A federal judge has ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done.
California’s Yosemite National Park will reopen with restrictions this week after being closed for more than 2 1/2 months because of the coronavirus outbreak, officials announced Monday.
As sea turtle nesting season gets underway, conservation groups are reminding beachgoers to fill in umbrella holes and remove other hazards from the beach to allow baby turtles the best chance at making their way to the water.
The world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17% at the peak of the pandemic shutdown last month, a new study found.
The eruption was the worst volcanic disaster in the history of the conterminous United States, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The air is getting cleaner amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but these blue skies may be temporary.
Californians won’t be charged 10 cents per bag at the grocery store and retailers can again hand out thinner, single-use plastic bags under an executive order signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
While the changes have come at a high cost, scientists have observed cleaner air in major cities around the world.
The world has experienced positive environmental effects as people have stayed home due to COVID-19.
The San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland region had the fifth-highest annual particle pollution in the country from 2016 to 2018, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Lung Association.
Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and mandating that shoppers bring reusable bags or pay a small fee as the movement to eliminate single-use plastics took hold in mainstream America.
As for the Bay Area, rain is likely and temperatures cooler in the 60s and below.
There have been “significant decreases in nitrogen dioxide over China,” reports NASA as quarantines remain in place within the country.
For the first time in years, Germany's winemakers won't be making any ice wine, because it didn't get cold enough for the grapes to freeze.
February is shaping up to be driest on record for much of the state, with chances of light showers on the horizon on March 1 and then not again until March 10.
As a dry February turns to March, many are wondering if the Anderson Dam closure will cause water-use restrictions.
JPMorgan Chase will no longer provide loans for oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, FOX Business reported
So far it's been 29 days without rain and there's been zero drops of precipitation all of February, said KTVU meteorologist Steve Paulson.
Candidate Trump denounced “insane” environmental rules meant to ensure that enough fresh water stayed in rivers and the San Francisco Bay to sustain more than a dozen endangered fish and other native species, which are struggling as agriculture and development diverts more water and land from wildlife.
Delta said the money would go into things such as boosting fuel efficiency and investing in efforts to remove carbon from the atmosphere by planting trees and restoring wetlands.