A new report said global temperatures could rise to a dangerous level by 2100 despite pledges from governments worldwide to limit carbon emissions.
California’s energy policy and planning agency wants to transition new homes away from gas-powered appliances.
Officials from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said Friday that Tesla, Inc., has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty and install a solar roof project to settle air quality violations at its Fremont automobile factory.
The San Francisco Bay has an unusual visitor in port for the next week. It's the Energy Observer, a one-of-a-kind vessel that is zero-emission and hydrogen-powered.
Eight public water utilities in Sonoma and Marin counties have called on customers to voluntarily reduce their water usage by 20 percent as the region faces worsening drought conditions.
In the first Biden administration rule aimed at combating climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners.
A big cleanup effort Saturday along San Jose’s heavily polluted Coyote Creek included volunteers, city and county officials, community groups, and other agencies.
Researchers found that on average Black, Hispanic and Asian people were exposed to higher than average levels of fine particle pollution, while white people were subjected to lower than average levels.
It’s a process known as carbon capture, and it’s already possible — though it’s expensive and not presently commercially viable.
Environmental advocates have long sought to banish fracking because of its harmful effects on the environment and public health.
Plans also include solar canopies at Disneyland Paris that will provide shelter for 9,500 guest vehicles, a facility that will power ~70% of Castaway Cay, Disney Cruise Line’s private island in The Bahamas.
People who make their livings fighting to protect the Bay Area say the region is a lot healthier than it was when Earth Day began in the 1970s.
The leaders of Russia and China have put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S. President Joe Biden long enough to pledge international cooperation on cutting climate-wrecking coal and petroleum emissions.
The Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize laureates urged world leaders in an open letter to end the expansion of coal, oil and gas production in an effort to tackle the climate crisis.
Governors from a dozen U.S. states called on President Joe Biden to back phasing out the sale of new gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035, and medium-duty and heavy-duty vehicles by 2045.
President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders.
The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change.
U.S. Dept. of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland established a task force this week to prioritize action on climate change. Her order also revoked several Trump-era orders that she said did not align with the department’s mission.
Calling all stargazers: The first major meteor shower of the year — the Lyrids — will occur in mid-April and is expected to light up the evening sky with a dazzling display.
The key to prediction lies in subtle increases in radiant heat flux