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JOIN NBC IN CELEBRATING EARTH WEEK, APRIL 17 TO 22. #GreenUp

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 11:29 PM PDT

Solar Plane En Route to Calif. on Earth Day

Solar Plane En Route to Calif. on Earth Day

A solar-powered plane on an around-the-world journey was about a third of the way to Mountain View, California early Friday after taking off from Hawaii, the project's mission control said.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 01:20 AM PDT

#DreamItGreenIt: 6 Easy Ways to Help Save the Planet

#DreamItGreenIt: 6 Easy Ways to Help Save the Planet

Saving the planet doesn’t have to include huge lifestyle changes or big purchases. This Earth Week, which begins April 17, think of small alterations you can make at home and your workplace that will have a...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 05:31 PM PDT

175 Countries Sign Landmark Paris Deal on Climate Change

175 Countries Sign Landmark Paris Deal on Climate Change

The historic agreement on climate change marked a major milestone on Friday with a record 175 countries signing on to it on opening day. But world leaders made clear more action is needed, and quickly, to fight...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 05:11 AM PDT

NYC Tries to Go Car-Free in Honor of Earth Day

NYC Tries to Go Car-Free in Honor of Earth Day

New Yorkers are being encouraged to go car-free for Earth Day. New York City officials hope commuters ditch their car keys and use a bike or mass transit to get around on Friday as part of Car Free Day. The...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 06:48 PM PDT

Solar Plane Departs From Hawaii With No Fuel

Solar Plane Departs From Hawaii With No Fuel

Two pilots are slowly carving their way into a new future of solar-powered flight as one embarks on the latest leg of their around-the-world journey in a plane powered only by the sun. After some uncertainty...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 02:39 PM PDT

San Francisco 1st to Require Solar Panels

San Francisco 1st to Require Solar Panels

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation to require that solar panels be installed on new residential and commercial buildings constructed in the city.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 10:54 PM PDT

California Has Nation's Dirtiest Air: Report

California Has Nation's Dirtiest Air: Report

Millions of Californians live in places with dirty air, according to an annual report card issued Wednesday that ranks two major urban areas in the state as the nation's most polluted. Bakersfield tops the...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 06:24 AM PDT

Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

Owners of commercial buildings across the country are taking steps to make their properties more energy efficient, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The agency says the energy consumed by...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 07:58 AM PDT

#DreamItGreenItSweepstakes: Win Eco-Friendly Prizes

#DreamItGreenItSweepstakes: Win Eco-Friendly Prizes

Earth Week begins on April 17! This year, NBC celebrates all the ways we can create a more sustainable future and live greener lives. Whether it's using less paper, turning off all electronics before going to...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 06:17 AM PDT

Candidates and Climate: Where Presidential Hopefuls Stand

Candidates and Climate: Where Presidential Hopefuls Stand

In the heat of the presidential race, climate change has mostly received a cold shoulder from candidates. While as much as 70 percent of Americans believe that climate change is real and that humans are...

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