New rules for existing power plants could mean more partners for California's carbon market.
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With California deep in a drought, communities are cracking down on water wasters, right? Demanding that residents take shorter showers and stop watering their lawns? Not exactly.
Power players in California water policy seem to agree for once: It's time to get serious about groundwater.
Farmers are looking to the sky for the latest water-saving tool. But will aviation authorities allow it?
Despite some of the strongest renewable energy incentives in the country, California produces less than half the wind energy generated in the Lone Star State.
A new study finds that investing in forest management could shrink the size of wildfires and save California hundreds of millions of dollars.
Studying the important partnership between soil and plants may lead to some solutions for the ongoing problems arising from climate change. The East Bay Regional Park District's Sharol Nelson-Embry highlights a recent panel discussion in San Francisco with local soil scientists and author Kristin Ohlson on carbon sequestration.
First the freeze, now a crippling water shortage confront citrus growers in the Central Valley.
A key indicator of California's water prospects is likely to peak out at about one-third of normal.
The latest report from the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change focuses on impacts from climate change, both current and looming, and recommendations for how to adapt.
More and more crude oil is being transported into California by rail lines, and questions about safety are prompting local governments and environmentalists to take action.
A surprising discovery in woolly mammoth fossils recovered from the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands suggests that inbreeding and harsh conditions plagued the ice age giants near the end of their reign on Earth.
Earlier this year, managers at a hatchery near Vancouver, Canada said they lost three years' worth of scallops -- 10 million animals -- to acidic waters. Ocean acidification is worse off the West Coast than anywhere else in North America.
Starfish on the West Coast have been dying in startling numbers. Some observers have documented sea star bodies turning to mush, others described the creatures disintegrating. It's "sea star wasting disease," and scientists don't know what causes it.