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
Woman Fatally Shot at Pier 14 in SF

Woman Fatally Shot at Pier 14 in SF

San Francisco police late Wednesday are investigating a shooting on the Embarcadero.

1 Killed, 5 Hospitalized in Airport Car Crash

1 Killed, 5 Hospitalized in Airport Car Crash

A woman was killed and five were injured, including a baby, Wednesday morning in a two-car crash outside Mineta San Jose International Airport, according to the San Jose Police Department.

Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty

Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty

Leland Yee, a former California state senator, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a felony racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case that brought down the once-popular legislator known...

Vigil Held for LGBT Mural in the Mission

Vigil Held for LGBT Mural in the Mission

Hundreds attended unity rally late Wednesday for a badly burned digital mural depicting LGBT love between people of Chicano/Latino descent in San Francisco's Mission District.

SJ Firefighters Provide Support to Victims of Apartment Fire

SJ Firefighters Provide Support to Victims of Apartment Fire

The mother of two children who jumped from a second-floor window during a fire at their apartment said her kids' recovery will be a long one.

Firefighters, Police on Alert for Illegal Fireworks

Firefighters, Police on Alert for Illegal Fireworks

Fireworks are now on sale in Gilroy to generate much-needed funds for 16 non-profit groups, including many that deal with at-risk youth.