Noteworthy News

State board again delays vote on contentious river plan
Under pressure from Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration, state regulators once again postponed a vote on a contentious plan to force San Francisco and several big San Joaquin Valley irrigation districts to give up some of their water supplies for environmental protection.
California Votes To Ban Cages For Hens, Give Farm Animals More Room
Voters in California on Tuesday passed a ballot measure mandating more space for certain farm animals and banning the confinement of egg-laying hens in cages.
Tesla names director Denholm to replace Musk as board chair
Tesla Inc has named director Robyn Denholm as board chair, fulfilling a demand by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to strip the job from Elon Musk, the electric car maker’s wayward chief executive who has dragged the company through months of turbulence.
25 places that have committed to going zero-waste
We are, quite literally, trashing the planet. According to a 2018 World Bank brief, cities around the globe generated over two billion tons of solid waste in 2016 alone. Rapid population growth will continue to increase this statistic, creating serious environmental and health consequences, unless we take action.
Tesla delivered an awesome earnings surprise. How come no one saw it coming?
When a company beats Wall Street analysts’ earnings expectations, its stock price tends to rise.
Earth’s Wildlife Populations Have Dropped By 60 Percent Since 1970
Humans have played a major role in stark declines in wildlife populations around the planet over the past 4½ decades, according to a chilling report published by the World Wildlife Fund this week.
San Francisco leaders hate Trump enough they voted to limit the city’s water rather than do this
For months, San Francisco, a hotbed of anti-Donald Trump sentiment, has found itself in the awkward position of being aligned with his administration over California water policy.
The planet’s hidden climate change
Those rising temperatures are creating an epic underwater refugee crisis among marine life.
This Man Knows How To Make Drinking Water Out Of Thin Air
Think it's impossible to make anything appear out of thin air? Well, naysayers, meet David Hertz.
GM breaks with Trump administration and calls for nationwide electric-car sales program
Two of the biggest automakers are pushing back on the Trump administration’s proposed rollback of U.S. fuel-economy standards.