Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Apr 9, 2013

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

Southern California's recent windstorm downed trees, knocked out power lines and fanned the flames of a wildfire, but it also set an energy record by spinning those towering white turbines in the desert.

Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Apr 22, 2012

Cal Uses Earth Day as Fundraising Tool

Cal Uses Earth Day as Fundraising Tool

Cal's Haas School of Business is holding a raffle for Earth Day. The winning ticket will get a very green Chevy Electric Volt.

Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Top Stories
"People Are Angry": Oakland Woman After Ferguson Decision

"People Are Angry": Oakland Woman After Ferguson Decision

Contractors began boarding up the handful vandalized storefronts on Tuesday, the morning after about 1,000 protesters crowded downtown Oakland to voice their outrage after a white Ferguson police officer was not...

"Sanctuary" for Immigrants Comes Back to the Bay Area

"Sanctuary" for Immigrants Comes Back to the Bay Area

A movement first started in nearly fifty years ago in Berkeley, Oakland and Tucson has caught fire again, spreading nationwide, to provide refuge or “Sanctuary” to undocumented immigrants.

Window Washer Who Fell 11 Stories "Fighting for His Life"

Window Washer Who Fell 11 Stories "Fighting for His Life"

The window washer who fell about 11 stories in San Francisco last week is a "stubborn, strong man," who is "fighting for his life," according to his family.

Google Backs High-Tech Spoon to Steady Parkinson's Tremors

Google Backs High-Tech Spoon to Steady Parkinson's Tremors

Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.

Uber Driver Robbed, Stabbed After Asking Directions

Uber Driver Robbed, Stabbed After Asking Directions

An Uber driver was stabbed multiple times and robbed when he pulled over to ask directions.

5 Arrested for Stealing Video Game From Christmas Tree: Police

5 Arrested for Stealing Video Game From Christmas Tree: Police

Santa Clara police have arrested three men and two boys on burglary charges after a resident reported seeing a man stealing a video game console from beneath a decorated Christmas tree.