A California appeals court rejected a claim that payments required to release greenhouse gases are a tax.
California finally has a healthy mountain snowpack, but as temperatures continue to rise, that could change in the future.
As the climate warms and infrastructure ages, California is trying to boost underground water storage.
The federal government will use mud from dredging projects to protect coasts from erosion and rising seas.
Storms have wiped out part of California's drought. Global warming could bring climate swings in the future.
Gains by California Democrats may see Sacramento take over from Washington as the climate leader in the U.S.
Winter will bring continued dry conditions in California, the Southeast and parts of the Northeast.
Global warming is being blamed for 44 percent of the total area burned in Western forest fires since 1984.