Global Warming

News

California's goal: an electricity grid moving only clean energy

Published: 
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 3:40pm

California lawmakers are considering a future without the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, a step that would boost the renewable energy industry and expand the scope of the state’s battle against global warming.

News

Carbon in atmosphere is rising, even as emissions stabilize

Published: 
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:05pm

On the best days, the wind howling across this rugged promontory has not touched land for thousands of miles, and the arriving air seems as if it should be the cleanest in the world.

News

Will Other States Join California's International Climate Pact?

Published: 
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:59pm

The same day President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement, the governors of New York, California, and Washington announced a domestic effort to combat global warming, the U.S. Climate Alliance. Though the group’s exact plans are still unclear, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo defiantly declared that it would uphold the terms reached in Paris, “regardless of [Trump’s] irresponsible actions.”

News

Al Gore continues his mission to save the planet in 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power'

Published: 
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:53pm

Given that the biggest climate news of the past year has been the decision to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris global climate accord, it may seem as if the most inconvenient aspect of the new "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" documentary is its timing.

News

Californians show broad support for state's climate goals in new poll

Published: 
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:44pm

Public support for the state’s battle against global warming remains strong and growing, according to a new poll from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California.