Photo of a flood gate seawall that will be increased in Texas

Big Oil Asks Government to Protect It From Climate Change

PORT ARTHUR, Texas — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers, floati...

Is Climate Change Behind California Wildfires?

Gov. Jerry Brown was quick to attribute the numerous wildfires statewide to climate change. However, while not necessarily disputing Brown’s claims, a KQED report from Jacob Margolis provides quite a bit mor...

Walters: Can Jerry Brown Walk the Walk on Climate Change?

Climate change is an issue on which Gov. Jerry Brown has strong feelings. In his Nov. 15 CALmatters column, Dan Walters explores the seriousness of Brown’s “preaching” about climate change and whether Brown is willing to ‘walk the walk’ on energy efficiency...