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.

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Bay Area Man Among 14 Killed in Spanish Terror Attacks
Bay Area Man Among 14 Killed in Spanish Terror Attacks

What began as a vacation to celebrate a Bay Area couple's first wedding anniversary ended in tragedy with 32-year-old Jared Tucker one of the 14 people killed in Thursday's terror attacks in Spain, his...

Park Officials to Review Warning Signs on Ocean Beach
Park Officials to Review Warning Signs on Ocean Beach

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Procession Held for Oakland Firefighter Shot in San Jose
Procession Held for Oakland Firefighter Shot in San Jose

Family, friends and fellow firefighters gathered Friday to transport the body of Jake Walter from Santa Clara County back to Oakland.

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5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy

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Synagogue Vandalized in Alameda
Synagogue Vandalized in Alameda

An Alameda synagogue was vandalized sometime between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, police said today.

Bay Area Faith Leaders March Against White Supremacy
Bay Area Faith Leaders March Against White Supremacy

Bay Area faith leaders marched through San Francisco's Mission District unified against white supremacy displayed in Charlottesville, Virginia.