Environment

CORRECTS SPELLING TO SHERRY, NOT SHERRI - Carla Bledsoe, facing camera, hugs her sister Sherry outside of the sheriff's office after hearing news that Sherri's children James, 4, and Emily 5, and grandmother were killed in a wildfire Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Redding, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 28, 2018 - 8:40 pm
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — The death count from a Northern California wildfire rose to five Saturday after two young children and their great-grandmother who had been unaccounted for were confirmed dead. "My babies are dead," Sherry Bledsoe said through tears after she and family members met with...
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Skipper Bill Moreland Fishing For Plastic Garbage On SF Bay
Doug Sovern
Doug Sovern
July 23, 2018 - 5:00 am
To keep plastic debris from accumulating in the San Francisco Bay, the American Sailing Association has enlisted local mariners to troll for trash, picking up any plastic or other litter they see every time they sail.
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In this June 19, 2008, file photo a truck drives past Mount Shasta near Weed, Calif. California and 14 other states are suing the Trump administration over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks. The lawsuit file
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
July 19, 2018 - 5:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks. The July 6 decision by the Trump EPA was illegal and could put thousands of additional highly polluting...
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Natural Make-up Young Woman
July 17, 2018 - 9:03 am
There's a cool eco-blog, called Sustainably Chic that was started in 2014 by Natalie from Jacksonville, FL. Natalie has an extensive background in fashion. She decided she did not want to stay in the industry unless she was making a Positive Sustainable Change. Sustainably Chic became an outlet for...
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 In this June 16, 2018 file photo, American Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternativ
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
July 16, 2018 - 12:52 pm
American said Tuesday that starting this month in its airport lounges it will serve drinks with straw and wood stir sticks and begin moving to what it called eco-friendly flatware...
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This rendering depicts the Water-Go-Round, a ferry that will cruise the San Francisco Bay using technology similar to a hybrid car.
Golden Gate Zero Emission Marina
July 16, 2018 - 12:00 am
The waters of the San Francisco Bay may be getting a little greener. The world's first commercial ferry running on fuel cells, rather than dirty diesel, is expected to begin plying the bay next year.
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Dreamstime/Martin McMillan
Bob Butler
July 13, 2018 - 7:34 am
The sounds of pigeons cooing around UC-Berkeley's campus have become less common recently thanks to a hungry family of peregrine falcons that has made its home on one of the university's landmark buildings.
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KCBS Radio/Megan Goldsby
Megan Goldsby
July 12, 2018 - 9:47 am
Navy officials came to San Francisco's Hunters Point on Wednesday to talk about upcoming radiation testing and the planned clean up of an undeveloped parcel of land at the old shipyard there. But what residents who attended that meeting really wanted to talk about was Parcel A, the first piece of...
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California officials announced that greenhouse gas emissions had been lowered below 1990 levels years ahead of schedule.
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Nick Ut)
July 12, 2018 - 9:44 am
California greenhouse gas emissions fell below 1990 levels, meeting an early target years ahead of schedule and putting the state well on its way toward reaching long-term goals to fight climate change, officials said Wednesday.
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Starbucks strawless lid
(Starbucks)
Bradford Hornsby
July 09, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Starbucks announced the phasing out of disposable straws with a sippy cup lids.
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