The city of Petaluma has become the first in the nation to ban the construction of new gas stations in the city, as part of its aggressive goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2030.
A massive iceberg, 20 times the size of Manhattan, broke off in the Antarctic according to the British Antarctic Survey.
The U.S. EPA backed down from its stance that the Redwood City salt ponds are not protected by the Clean Water Act, signaling a change in the Biden administration's direction on environmental issues.
The number of monarch butterflies that showed up at their winter resting grounds in central Mexico decreased by about 26% this year, and four times as many trees were lost to illegal logging, drought and other causes, making 2020 a bad year for the butterflies.
Researchers at Lake Tahoe are using tiny bubbles to combat the spread of invasive weeds that rob the alpine lake of its clarity.
Officials discuss a future without the Richmond Chevron refinery and say the oil spill earlier this month could have been prevented.
A sprawling redwood forest in Mendocino County has received permanent protection under a deal between a Bay Area environmental group and a family who has owned it since 1925.
World leaders welcomed the United States' official return to the Paris climate accord Friday, but politically trickier steps lie just ahead for President Joe Biden, including setting a tough national target in coming months for cutting damaging fossil fuel emissions.
Humans are making Earth a broken and increasingly unlivable planet through climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. So the world must make dramatic changes to society, economics and daily life, a new United Nations report says.
Heeding the call of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, Sen. Scott Wiener introduced legislation Wednesday that would ban all fracking in the nation's most populated state by 2027.
The petroleum product spill last week at the Chevron refinery long wharf in Richmond will be on the agenda when the Richmond City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
California Assemblymember David Chiu introduced a bill to the legislature on Thursday intending to shift the state's energy sources to rely more on offshore wind power.
Cleanup continues from the Chevron refinery petroleum leak. Officials say no oiled wildlife or public health impacts have been found.
Chevron could face fines and penalties for the spill.
A big tree hunter who has been charting some of the largest trees in the West for more than a decade has added three in the Sierra Nevada to the list of tallest sugar pines known to exist in the world.
In a flurry of executive actions in his first eight days in office, the president is trying to steer the U.S. economy from one fueled by fossils to one that no longer puts those gases into the air by 2050.
(BCN Services) -- Newly rehabilitated, the San Andreas Pipeline is back to providing treated drinking water for about one million Peninsula customers, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) announced Friday.
Biden’s orders will pause new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters and target fossil fuel subsidies.
California will impose statewide guidelines for how wineries dispose of wastewater, ditching a long-held regional approach.
Biden wore a mask while seated behind the Resolute Desk with a stack of orders early Wednesday evening. He said there was “no time to start like today.”