Calif. doesn't rule out emission standards talks with Trump
SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration has not reached out to California to negotiate vehicle emissions standards, a top state official said yesterday, though she did not rule out the possibility of such talks taking place.
Gov. Brown: Global warming is like 'a heroin addiction'
SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) yesterday had strong words for the Trump administration on climate change and expressed pessimism about his state's appetite to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
Measure seeks to meld non-climate pollutants with cap and trade
California lawmakers yesterday fleshed out a proposal to extend California's carbon market past 2020 that includes a first-ever attempt to directly link greenhouse gas trading to local air pollution.
Western snowpack losses caused by humans — study
A new study finds that human-driven climate change is likely responsible for the recent decline in snowpack in the western United States.
Calif. is pushed to help poorer areas with cash settlement
Automakers, lawmakers and environmental groups are pushing California regulators to revise their portion of Volkswagen's spending on electric vehicle charging stations in the wake of the company's emissions cheating scandal.