U.N. secretary described the planet as "broken" and said humanity's relationship with nature is "suicidal."
If approved, the law would require all residential and commercial building developers to submit building applications that will design and build without any natural gas infrastructure.
President-elect Joe Biden has picked climate-change older statesman John Kerry for a newly created role of climate envoy for national security.
CEO Mary Barra said General Motors agrees with President-elect Joe Biden's plan to expand electric-vehicle use.
President Donald Trump is railing against the Paris climate accord and telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the U.S. economy, not save the planet.
The California Coastal Commission says disposable gloves and masks rank on the list of the top 15 types of litter.
The sinking barge was first reported about 10 a.m. Sunday adjacent to Heritage Salvage about a quarter-mile north of the U.S. Highway 101 overcrossing of the river.
The United States formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change.
A power disruption at part of the Chevron Richmond Refinery caused flaring Monday afternoon. Refinery officials said a low-level community warning was issued due to visible smoke, but that no community action was necessary.
The day after the presidential election, the United States formally leaves the 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change.
The United States is out of the Paris climate agreement on the day after the presidential election.
More than 160 letters were submitted ahead of a meeting Oct. 29, including 116 with the subject "Please Protect Coyote Valley" asking task force members to preserve the land as agricultural and open space.
A new study finds that well more than a million tons of plastic waste in the U.S. isn't going where it should, instead ending up in oceans and rivers and along roads.
Arctic sea ice melt season typically lasts from March until September, before sea ice begins to freeze over again. But this year, the sea ice is not recovering as expected.
Federal contractors are half way through the first phase of removing debris from areas in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties scorched by the CZU Lightning Complex Fire.
The state Air Resources Board said California emitted the equivalent of 425 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in 2018 — about a million more than in the previous year.
The study found that the reef ecosystem lost half of its corals between 1995 and 2017.
An ocean sunfish swimming off the coast of Massachusetts has gotten a lot of unnecessary attention recently -- for simply “doing normal sunfish activities.”
The largest wildfire in Colorado history grew overnight as high winds pushed the blaze through rural communities and the forecast predicts more “extreme fire behavior” on Saturday.
Smoke at concentrations that topped the government's charts for health risks and lasted at least a day enshrouded counties inhabited by more than 8 million people across five states in recent weeks.