Dec 31, 2012 Under a new California law, it is illegal for employers or admissions officers to require applicants to hand over their social media usernames and passwords.
Dec 28, 2012 Unilever says it will stop adding tiny plastic beads that act as exfoliants to its soap products by 2015.
Dec 17, 2012 We won’t stop climate change through individual action alone, but together, we can make a real difference. Here are some steps to climate-friendly habits.
Dec 17, 2012 Low-emissions cooking aims to slow global warming one plate at a time -- with good food.
Nov 30, 2012 An effort to build the Western Hemisphere's largest seawater desalination plant faces a crucial test today, as San Diego's regional water agency votes on whether to buy all the water the plant would make.
Nov 26, 2012 As the Kyoto Protocol nears its expiry, leaders from around the world will come together in for the United Nations yearly climate talks to discuss a new global deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Nov 19, 2012 Three weeks after Hurricane Sandy power has been restored for most people affected by the storm. But the embattled LIPA is still dealing with a wave of criticism over its performance.
Nov 16, 2012 California's debt is shrinking, for now, thanks to voters who approved a tax hike and a growing economy.
Nov 14, 2012 It's official: Companies must now purchase permits to emit excess levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the state of California.
Nov 14, 2012 Six years after enacting its own law to fight global warming, California conducts its first auction of carbon permits. Companies that give off large amounts of carbon dioxide will need permits to cover the emissions.