The changing climate and higher rates of wildfire events could negatively affect the ability of Sierra Nevada Mountain to take up and store carbon
Elon Musk's ambition for Tesla is getting bigger and weirder. Thanks to a megawatt hours' worth of batteries and a lot of solar panels, it can help a company create "green" beer.
The United Nations’ first-ever space mission is set to launch into low-Earth orbit in 2021 aboard the Dream Chaser spacecraft.
Scientists have spotted and documented a rare wolverine in the Sierra Nevada. The species was reported to have been wiped out in the early 1900s.
Mysterious environmental factors combined to create a rare effect at Yosemite National Park's Horsetail Falls earlier this month.
Illegal marijuana farms in forested areas of California are threatening the survival of a rare weasel-like species known as fishers.
Noting that the current methods aren't working, Western-based scientists from more than six institutions co-authored a commentary in the journal Science, suggesting controlled burns and dividing land into zones with varying priorities for immediate suppression--like Parks Canada does.
California's Sierra Nevada snowpack is lower than it has ever been in the past 500 years – a result of the region's three-year long drought, which doesn't seem to be ending anytime soon, say researchers.