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 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
Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Sweep

Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Sweep

Law enforcement is calling it a historic raid on the bail bonds industry in the Bay Area. So far, 18 bail bondsmen have been arrested and more arrests are expected. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit was first...

Hwy 101 in Burlingame Blocked in Both Directions

Hwy 101 in Burlingame Blocked in Both Directions

U.S. Highway 101 was blocked in both directions in Burlingame for most of Saturday after a tractor-trailer struck a power pole overnight, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting on I-880 that Injured 3

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting on I-880 that Injured 3

Police are investigating a Friday night shooting on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland that injured three people.

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to be Rolled Out in September

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to be Rolled Out in September

Thirty-seven new public buses, anticipated to be more eco-friendly and reliable, will arrive on San Francisco streets in September, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation...

Joe Biden Makes Surprise Appearance at Political Rally

Joe Biden Makes Surprise Appearance at Political Rally

Vice President Joe Biden made an unannounced appearance Saturday at an important political event in his home state: the Sussex Democratic Jamboree in Lewes, Delaware, NBC News reported. Local organizers...

Neighbor Helps Neighbor Finish Roofing Job

Neighbor Helps Neighbor Finish Roofing Job

If you've ever replaced a roof, or simply watched someone do it, then you know can be tiring. It’s even harder for one man, especially an older one. David Perez saw his neighbor having trouble finishing...