Join NBC in celebrating Earth Week, April 19 to 25, and in aiming for #NoFoodWasted.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 08:33 AM PDT

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is seeking to bring the spotlight back on climate change with a new documentary series.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Pledge how many lights you'll shut off for a chance to win an energy-efficient smart TV or a Green is Universal prize pack during Earth Week.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 08:11 AM PDT

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

There is a disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is actually being done to attain them, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a new report Sunday.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 08:03 AM PDT

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

The world's arid areas — deserts filled with scrubby vegetation and sand — are absorbing more of the carbon dioxide that's being emitted into the atmosphere than expected, a new study shows.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 07:17 AM PDT

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

International efforts to combat global warming are so broken that it's come to this: hoovering massive amounts of carbon dioxide out of the sky. A body of scientists convened under the auspices of the...

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 12:52 PM PDT

Stanford, Santa Clara Students Build Solar Homes

Stanford, Santa Clara Students Build Solar Homes

Building a better solar home is the way to win the sixth Solar Decathlon.

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 06:42 AM PDT

Bike Sharing Coming to the Bay Area

Bike Sharing Coming to the Bay Area

Bikes will be spread out among 70 kiosks

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 05:58 PM PDT

Electric Bicycles Hitting the Market

Electric Bicycles Hitting the Market

Bike maker Specialized has developed the Turbo Electric Bike, which comes with a built-in motor to help making bike commuting easier. Scott Budman reports.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 05:32 AM PDT

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New battery packs could help return power to the electrical grid. KGW's Keely Chalmers reports.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 05:40 PM PDT

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

With his castoff treasures rattling in the cart, Ben Cowden wheeled back toward his art studio in San Francisco's Recology Recycling Plant to continue work. Joe Rosato Jr. reports on a man who turns others trash...