Environment
  • California's new system for limiting industrial greenhouse gas emissions is not likely to spur a similar federal program soon, but it might influence other states to follow.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 8:00 PM EST
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  • California coastal regulators were set to weigh in on a utility's contentious plan to map offshore earthquake faults near a nuclear power plant by blasting loud air cannons.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 6:30 PM EST
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  • Federal scientists say a lack of summer sea ice is changing the behavior of Pacific walruses, but they don't know what the effect will be.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 6:30 PM EST
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  • Bears, some of them blinded or maimed, play behind tall green fences like children at school recess. Rescued from Asia's bear bile trade, they were brought to live in this lush national park, but now they may need saving once more.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 5:30 PM EST
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