global warming

The City has seen strong enrollment in its renewable energy program. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

With strong enrollment in CleanPowerSF, focus shifts to renewable energy projects

San Francisco’s renewable energy program appears to be off to a strong…

 

CleanPowerSF, San Francisco’s renewable energy program, is expected to begin in May, though notices of automatic enrollment will be distributed this month. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

CleanPowerSF initiates first wave of automatic enrollment

For more than a decade, the effort by San Francisco to launch…

 

In this file photo dated Thursday, April 23, 2015, an Indian worker dismantles an old car amid heaps of scrap in Bangalore, India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, FILE)

World Bank: Climate change could result in 100 million poor

STOCKHOLM — Climate change could push more than 100 million people into…

 

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, steps off Air Force One after arriving at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

Obama opens Alaska trip aiming to drive climate to forefront

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — President Barack Obama brought the power of the presidential…

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, steps off Air Force One after arriving at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
The SF Public Press report

New report details sea rise threatening development at San Francisco’s edges

The seas are rising, and soon may wash over the new offices…

The SF Public Press report
The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

EPA proposes tougher fuel-efficiency standards for trucks

The Obama administration on Friday proposed tough new standards to reduce pollution…

The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
ap file photoA recent poll suggests that the American public and U.S. scientists hold very different opinions on such things as nuclear power and global warming.

Poll shows giant gap between what public, scientists think

The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues.…

ap file photoA recent poll suggests that the American public and U.S. scientists hold very different opinions on such things as nuclear power and global warming.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerJust south of AT&T Park

Study: SF may need to build levee to protect Mission Bay from rising sea levels

San Francisco may get a wall on the waterfront after all. But…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerJust south of AT&T Park
AP Photo/ Evan VucciEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy waves before signing new emission guidelines during an announcement of a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030

California governor applauds global warming fight

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday welcomed President Barack Obama's global warming initiative,…

AP Photo/ Evan VucciEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy waves before signing new emission guidelines during an announcement of a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Rising sea levels threaten California's water supply

Without a coordinated response from public agencies and the private sector, California's…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Californians want more done about global warming, fail to do things themselves

A new survey from the Public Policy Institute of California is encouraging.…

AP Photo/Seth WenigThe skyline of lower Manhattan in seen past the East River in New York

Levees, removable walls proposed to protect NYC

NEW YORK -- Removable floodwalls would be erected in lower Manhattan, and…

AP Photo/Seth WenigThe skyline of lower Manhattan in seen past the East River in New York

City’s garbage rates should go farther to discourage waste production

Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced recently that the…

Another Obama ‘present’ vote on oil pipeline

President Barack Obama faced a tough political decision this week on the…

British climatologist: Halt economic growth in ‘rich’ world

Members of the British Royal Society attending the latest round of UN-sponsored…

British climatologist: Halt economic growth in ‘rich’ world

Members of the British Royal Society attending the latest round of UN-sponsored…

UN climate change panel chairman: Yup, global warming policies are really about redistributing wealth.

Ottmar Edenhofer isn’t exactly a household name, but he’s a big deal…

Big Green leader warns House GOP to forget popular will, do what enviros tell them to do. Or else

Republicans just won the biggest mid-term election victory since before World War…

NYT: Hey, this professor makes a good point when he compares global warming skeptics to defenders of slavery!

I know, I know — environmentalists employ EXTREME rhetoric to shock Americans…