A bill by Assemblywoman Susan Eggman, D-Stockton, would allocate $100 million per year from state climate change programs to pay for solar panels on lower-income apartment buildings or other multifamily units.
Breast cancer diagnoses in Marin County, long considered to be among the highest in the world, have fallen to their lowest levels and now make the county’s rates about average for the state, a new study released Tuesday has found.
For large institutions like universities, which are bound by legacy choices on energy systems and often face budget considerations, the question they face is this: Does switching to hot water as an energy system make financial and practical sense?, Does switching to hot water as an energy system make financial and practical sense for large institutions like […]
A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a “walking” fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the ecologically fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to the conservation group WWF.
The number of people living in extreme poverty is likely to fall for the first time below 10 percent of the world's population in 2015, the World Bank said on Sunday as it revised its benchmark for measuring the problem.
Malles, in South Tyrol, Italy, is considered the first pesticide-free community in Europe. The village fights against monoculture and bans on their own poison plants - against powerful interests [Google Translate].
In the absence of a blood meal, some malaria-transmitting mosquitoes in East Africa feed on an invasive weed that is poisonous to humans and livestock. Scientists speculate that pesticide resistance may be leading mosquitoes to evolve resistance to plant toxins as well.
Californians surpassed Gov. Jerry Brown’s water savings goal for the third straight month in August, cutting back a collective 27 percent compared with the same period in 2013, according to state data released Thursday.
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