Bigge Crane and Rigging Company demoed the Liebherr crawler crane at its yard in San Leandro for customers Thursday afternoon. The manufacturer says the heavy equipment can lift 275 tons and run up to eight hours on battery power.
In the U.S., there are more than 9 million lead pipes still in the ground, which are typically the biggest source of lead in drinking water. Lead is particularly dangerous to young children.
The first commercial airliner to cross the Atlantic on a purely high-fat, low-emissions fuel flew Tuesday from London to New York in a step toward achieving what supporters called “jet zero."
This year is shaping up to be significant for the salmon population, as large numbers of fish migrate through Bay Area creeks for spawning.
This year alone, one stretch of Florida's Gulf Coast where 75 turtle nests had been counted, were wiped out by the surge from Hurricane Idalia in August.
The APEC University Leaders Forum drew more than 130 university presidents, professors, researchers, and politicians from APEC's 21 member economies to San Francisco's Commonwealth Club Monday, for a day of speeches and panel discussions on the topic "Investing in Tomorrow's Biodiversity."
While there is no national law against idling a vehicle, some states have anti-idling laws to prevent air pollution. The punishment and exact anti-idling measures vary from state to state, and even city or county, with penalties ranging from fines to written warnings.
A new report finds that burning gasoline, coal, and natural gas and other human activities are to blame for the unnatural warming.
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) officials believe that applying market principles of supply and demand to freeway driving could potentially result in tolls for all lanes, with the aim of reducing congestion and curbing carbon emissions.
Researchers have a new working theory as to what killed the dinosaurs after studying sediment layers in North Dakota.
Once something gains traction on social media, its surging popularity often turns into a hazard.
A recent study reveals the bite of a sand fly can cause a skin infection.
A pair of recent reports from the Environmental Protection Agency put striking numbers on America's problem with food waste.
Video of California Gov. Gavin Newsom accidentally toppling over a child while playing basketball with a group of young students at a Beijing elementary school has been getting a lot of attention on social media.
In a little more than five years – sometime in early 2029 – the world will likely be unable to stay below the internationally agreed temperature limit for global warming if it continues to burn fossil fuels at its current rate.
Conservationists want to turn golf courses back into open green spaces across the country.
The Mediterranean fruit flies will soon be all the buzz in Los Angeles.
The US Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm visited the SLAC National Accelerator Lab in Menlo Park on Thursday to celebrate the new X-ray laser.
Acapulco, known as the Pearl of the Pacific, is recovering after being pummeled by deadly Hurricane Otis, the most powerful storm on record for the Pacific coast of Mexico.
Climate activists occupied the lobby of a Wells Fargo office building in San Francisco's Financial District on Thursday morning.