Polar ice sheets are shrinking, sea level is rising and 44% of the world's population lives within 90 miles of the sea in the coastal zone. Oceanographer John Englander's addressed these topics in a recent talk, "Melting Ice, Rising Seas, and Shifting Shorelines: the New Normal" at the Aquarium of the Bay.
The justices on Monday turned away appeals from fuel makers that say the law discriminates against out-of-state producers.
"Make it a Quickie." That's the slogan for the San Francisco water agency's new ad campaign promoting shorter showers, a response to the ongoing drought crisis. But a recent state survey suggests Californians aren't yet heeding Gov. Jerry Brown's call to conserve. State residents have reduced water use by just ...Read More
Fights are breaking out over controversial water sales. Some farmers say they need the water to keep trees alive, while others say groundwater pumping depletes supplies for neighboring farms, and could threaten California's already-stressed aquifers.
Squid fishermen in and around Monterey Bay are experiencing early success this season with California market squid, which may be a result of a couple happy accidents.
Mountain meadows that would normally be covered with wildflowers have nothing to offer the bees this year, as the flowers lie dormant in the drought. Beekeepers are looking at drastically reduced production, and in some cases are just trying to keep their bees alive.
Two prominent California water experts advise: don't bet on wet.
Rising seas will likely lead to unprecedented flooding along parts of California's coast within 20-60 years, according to a new report.
Environmentalists want Berkeley drivers to see a connection between pumping gas and dumping carbon into the atmosphere.
A new report echoes some of the worst fears of a fourth straight drought year.
In a letter to the city, Harris says she still has questions about the oil company's $1 billion expansion project.
Data about volcanic eruptions and industrial pollution are encoded in great works of art.
The unrestrained race to drill new wells could put California's biggest water source in jeopardy.
New rules for existing power plants could mean more partners for California's carbon market.
A new tool promises to help decision makers and the public better understand and prepare for future drought. ...Read More