Green Week - NBC Bay Area
Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Friday, Apr 21, 2017

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

In a classroom in Dallas, Texas, a teacher tells her students that climate change is a natural phenomenon. Meanwhile her counterpart in Queens, New York, presents evidence to the contrary.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Top Stories
Unforgiving Wildfires Affect Vineyard Workers and Owners
Unforgiving Wildfires Affect Vineyard Workers and Owners

When the wildfires ignited, vineyard workers stopped picking grapes and fled for their lives. Some vineyard owners decided to stay and fight back, spending days digging firebreaks and sleeping among their vines...

Northern California Fire Victims
Northern California Fire Victims

At least 42 people were killed after a spate of wildfires ignited on Oct. 8 and ripped through a number of wine country communities. The wind-whipped fires spread swiftly, leaving people with just minutes...

391-Acre Bear Fire Now 75 Percent Contained
391-Acre Bear Fire Now 75 Percent Contained

The 391-acre Bear Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains is "calming down" and is now 50 percent contained, a Cal Fire division chief said Saturday morning.

Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep
Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

Seven common causes disrupting your sleep, plus how to conquer them

McConnell Says He's Awaiting Trump Guidance on Health Care
McConnell Says He's Awaiting Trump Guidance on Health Care

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. A proposal by two senators...

Summer-Like Heat Returns to the Bay Area
Summer-Like Heat Returns to the Bay Area

It might be the middle of October, but summer-like heat will be making a comeback across the Bay Area this week.