| Feb 21, 2014
The Los Angeles City Council is expected to confirm Marcie Edwards, Mayor Eric Garcetti's pick to head the Department of Water and Power, on Friday. In many ways, Edwards seems to be the ideal candidate for the general manager's job. She's both an insider...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:00 PM
SACARAMENTO — Californians, who already pay some of the highest gasoline prices in the nation, could soon be asked to pay more.
Pump prices are likely to climb more than 12 cents per gallon starting Jan. 1, both the oil industry and...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:56 PM
A group of California scientists Wednesday urged state lawmakers to adopt a steeper target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions after 2020.
"California's leadership is needed now more than ever to address the risks of a dangerously warming climate," the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:55 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama moved ahead Tuesday with plans to further tighten restrictions on carbon emissions from trucks and buses, saying the new fuel efficiency rules will reduce pollution, save consumers money and help cut back on oil imports....
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:14 PM
FIREBAUGH, Calif. — Standing Friday afternoon on cracked, parched earth where melons would usually grow, President Obama brought both a message of aid and an ominous warning to drought-stricken California as he outlined more than $160 million in...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:47 AM
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Sunday called on Indonesians to mobilize against climate change, part of a broader effort to enlist help from developing nations that have resisted pressure to cut greenhouse gas emissions....
| Feb 16, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Speaking on the ABC News program “This Week,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined a panel of guests Sunday morning to discuss climate change.
Garcetti agreed with others on the show and said that the monster snow storms on the East...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
An unusual swarm of volcanic eruptions over the last 14 years may be partially responsible for the slowing of global warming, a new report suggests.
The 17 eruptions from 1998-2012 pumped sulfur dioxide into Earth’s upper atmosphere, where it...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Global warming is changing the Arctic so quickly that experts say we should expect an ice-free Arctic Ocean in the summer within just a few decades.
But a group of scientists says there is a way to spare the Arctic from more disastrous climate change....
| Feb 4, 2014
Welcome to the "year of action." In last week's State of the Union address, the president vowed to do whatever he has to to help the economy, even if that means working around Congress: "What I offer tonight is a set of concrete, practical proposals to...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:34 PM
SACRAMENTO — Michael Picker, the newest member of the powerful Public Utilities Commission, has a long history with Gov. Jerry Brown: He worked in the governor's mail room during his first term from 1975 to 1977.
"I delivered press releases," said...