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...

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
PG&E Fined $1.4B for Deadly 2010 Gas Line Blast

PG&E Fined $1.4B for Deadly 2010 Gas Line Blast

PG&E was hit with $1.4 billion in penalties by the California Public Utilities Commission Tuesday for safety violations related to the 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

Harbaugh: "No Tolerance" for Domestic Violence

Harbaugh: "No Tolerance" for Domestic Violence

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh reiterated Tuesday that the team will not tolerate domestic violence.

7-Year-Old Boy Struck in Chest During Target Practice

7-Year-Old Boy Struck in Chest During Target Practice

A 7-year-old boy from the Bay Area was flown to the hospital after he was injured while target practicing with a .22-caliber rifle as his father stood nearby.

Woman Drowns at Beach Near Watsonville

Woman Drowns at Beach Near Watsonville

A woman has died after getting caught in a rip current during a Labor Day visit to a Northern California beach.

Home Depot Looking Into Credit Card Hack

Home Depot Looking Into Credit Card Hack

Home Depot may be the latest victim of a giant credit card hack. The retail and home improvement giant admitted Tuesday morning that it's looking into a possible breach, first noticed by banks.

U.S. Doctor Cured of Ebola: I Felt Like I'd Die

U.S. Doctor Cured of Ebola: I Felt Like I'd Die

Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor who contracted Ebola while working with relief organization Samaritan's Purse in Liberia, told NBC in an exclusive interview that he felt like he was about to die when...