Nov 14, 2011

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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...

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
Backlog at Palo Alto VA Hospital Has Vets Waiting

Backlog at Palo Alto VA Hospital Has Vets Waiting

Patient logs show that many veterans have to wait 6 months or longer for dental prosthetics.

Police Arrest Check Fraud Suspect Who Befriended Homeowner

Police Arrest Check Fraud Suspect Who Befriended Homeowner

A man wanted in connection with a sex crime in Oklahoma has been arrested in Palo Alto, after police say he committed check fraud and then ran away, hiding out for a while in an older man's home, chatting him up...

SF Court Workers Vote to Strike Over Stalled Contract

SF Court Workers Vote to Strike Over Stalled Contract

The union that represents court workers in San Francisco voted on Monday to strike over their stalled contract negotiations, though no date for a strike has been set.

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson vowed that a security breach like the Sept. 19 incident in which a man scaled the White House fence and made his way well into the executive mansion will never happen again....

Raiders Fire Head Coach Dennis Allen

Raiders Fire Head Coach Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen, according to multiple media sources

UC Campuses to Create More "Gender Neutral" Restrooms

UC Campuses to Create More "Gender Neutral" Restrooms

University of California President Janet Napolitano is responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and staff by directing the system's 10 campuses to create more gender-neutral restrooms and to...