LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Earth’s various ecosystems, with all their plants and animals, will need to shift about a quarter-mile per year on average to keep pace with global climate change, scientists said in a study released on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced a bill on Monday to set aside over one million acres of California desert for wildlife and scenic conservation, closing those areas to renewable energy companies hungry for sunny, wide-open spaces.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Think melting arctic ice caps are the biggest threat from global warming? Dangers to polar bears? Think again, and think fast.
OSLO (Reuters) – Accepting his Nobel Peace Prize, U.S. President Barack Obama urged leaders on Thursday to confront climate change and warned of dire consequences if the world did nothing to curb rising carbon emissions.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California officials said on Tuesday that drought and environmental restrictions have forced them to cut planned water deliveries to irrigation districts and cities statewide to just 5 percent of their contracted allotments.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California regulators gave final approval on Wednesday to the first mandatory U.S. energy curbs on television sets, a growing but often overlooked power drain that accounts for 10 percent of home electric bills in the state.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Wearing a red clown nose, the Canadian founder of Cirque du Soleil hosted an out-of-this-world performance event on Friday, saying he wanted to use his trip as a space tourist to highlight the scarcity of water on Earth.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – States and provinces with half the world’s tropical forests told their national governments to act fast on deforestation, forcing their way into international climate talks that they said were moving too slowly.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California said it had approved the most aggressive energy efficiency plan among U.S. states on Thursday, earmarking $3.1 billion to retrofit homes and other programs that will cut power needs equivalent to three medium-sized power plants.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is ready to put his star power to work for President Barack Obama on the environment when his own term ends next year, the former movie actor said on Thursday.