April 21-27, 2014

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 06:31 AM PDT

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

With nearly 1,100 sea lions found ill and stranded on Southern California beaches this year, rehabilitation facilities are full and newly sick marine mammals must be treated on the sand, a federal scientist said...

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 at 02:54 PM PDT

Hot Wheels: Subaru Unveils Its First Hybrid

Hot Wheels: Subaru Unveils Its First Hybrid

Subaru is coming out with a gas-electric hybrid crossover SUV for the crunchy granola crowd that wants to save fuel but still haul kayaks to the river.

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 06:57 AM PDT

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.

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:43 PM PST

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to propose a ban on Styrofoam, the substance commonly used for take-out food containers that is nearly impossible to recycle. The mayor — who has already targeted...

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:42 PM PST

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

The first puck of the 2013 NHL season finally drops Saturday after a 113-day labor dispute wiped out 510 games -- nearly half the entire season. But now that labor peace has been restored, something a little...

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:42 PM PST

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Entrepreneur Jin Zengmin wants to bring attention to environmental concerns in China's eastern province.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 08:14 AM PDT

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.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 12:25 PM PDT

San Francisco to Rock Out for Earth Day

San Francisco to Rock Out for Earth Day

San Francisco is holding true to its green reputation with a day of free live music, eco-friendly art and speakers.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 04:20 PM PDT

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without sounding like a nag? Watch how to be environmentally friendly without offending your friends!...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 10:24 AM PDT

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

The West Irving Library in Texas operates completely on solar power. The 1-year-old building is generating even more power than it uses.