What will happen to San Luis Obispo County’s southern coast after off-road riding ends at the Oceano Dunes?
Eco Wave Power is one of a small group of startups racing to prove that the ocean can help meet renewable energy goals.
25% to 75% of the coast could erode in the next century
SB 605 Puts California on the Path Toward a New Energy Source
A new study uses satellites to predict what California’s famous coastline could look like by 2100
During the El Niño of 1983, Californians counted their blessings. The warm Pacific waters sloshing eastward certainly brought heavy spring rains and record snow. But the state largely escaped the flood risks being frantically managed farther east.
In a major development in the battle over the Ballona Wetlands, a judge has reversed approvals for a state restoration plan to bulldoze and reshape vast areas of the sensitive habitat which borders the sand dunes that separate it from the ocean to the west, and the upscale Playa Vista development to the east.
Viewed by the Chumash people as their ancestral home, the Native American tribe is behind the first Indigenous-led initiative to protect the ocean and repair its damaged ecosystem
California officials and environmental justice advocates are cheering the first 10 years of an innovative environmental data tracking tool. CalEnviroScreen has helped focus cleanup efforts in many of the state’s disadvantaged communities.
Humboldt County’s proposed offshore wind project would significantly reduce carbon emissions throughout California by providing upwards of 1.6 gigawatts of clean, renewable-sourced energy.
A legal battle in Half Moon Bay could derail the state's climate adaptation push.
An energy company should be fined nearly $3.4 million for safety violations involving a 2021 oil pipeline spill that fouled Southern California beaches, a federal regulator said.
As sea level rise threatens to inundate hundreds of homes, cut off roads and swallow the sands of Stinson Beach, Marin planners and town residents are preparing a new defense plan in an effort to save the popular coastal destination.
A new U of T Scarborough study finds that climate change is causing a commercially significant marine crab to lose its sense of smell, which could partially explain why their populations are thinning.
As sea-level rise bears down on the West Coast, cities and counties must “overcome the taboo of managed retreat, which in some areas may represent a long-term transformative option,” says an April report by the international Ocean & Climate Platform, which promotes ocean-based climate and biodiversity solutions.
Living along the coast next to the Pacific Ocean provides us with a temperature buffer or moderating effect. Yet we have had snow on the beach in Santa Cruz on several occasions and also had some very sweltering days here.
Work involves construction of berms and sand being pumped onto beach BY
Today, the City of Oceanside named 15 local, state, and national experts to serve as a Jury in its upcoming Coastal Resilience Design Competition. The Competition intends to generate innovative solutions for the retention of sand along Oceanside's beloved coast, particularly south of the Oceanside Pier where the impacts from rapid coastal erosion are felt most acutely.
San Clemente city staff are moving ahead in the process of finding a coastal administrator who would be tasked with directly handling coastal issues and beach restoration efforts as the topic of coastal erosion grows in relevance.
Study will help determine what comes next for park in Aptos
As rising seas threaten to flood hundreds of toxic sites along the California coast, the risk of flood-related contamination will fall disproportionately on the state's most marginalized communities, finds a new study published today by researchers at UC Berkeley, UCLA and Climate Central.
California Senate Bill 605 has been passed in California’s Senate Energy Committee and the Natural Resources and Water Committee.
I may not be able to get home in 20 years – not because I’ve left the area, but because the roads to my house may be underwater.
California sea lions have managed to maintain -- and, in the case of males, increase -- their average body size as their population grows and competition for food becomes fiercer.
The City of Santa Cruz will host a community meeting Thursday about the status of West Cliff Drive repairs and the one-way pilot project for the storm-ravaged coastal roadway. Community group Save West Cliff will present resources of its own that it hopes will serve as a valuable resource to the agencies planning the road’s future.