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Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

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.

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.

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Flooding in San Francisco Amid Heavy Rain
Flooding in San Francisco Amid Heavy Rain

The National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area issued a flood warning for San Francisco Saturday afternoon.

Trees Down Across Bay Area in Windy Weather Conditions
Trees Down Across Bay Area in Windy Weather Conditions

Fire crews in San Francisco responded to a fallen tree in Presidio Heights that injured two pedestrians Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Three People Dead After Crash on Hwy 24 in Orinda
Three People Dead After Crash on Hwy 24 in Orinda

Two of the victims were identified as a 22-year-old man from Hayward, and a 31-year-old man from Oakland.

All Lanes of NB Hwy. 101 Reopen in San Francisco
All Lanes of NB Hwy. 101 Reopen in San Francisco

All lanes of northbound highway 101 have reopened as of 7:25 p.m. Saturday in San Francisco at the connection to central freeway, after flooding forced a closure earlier in the day, officials said.

Base Shooter Watched Shooting Videos Before Attack: Official
Base Shooter Watched Shooting Videos Before Attack: Official

A US official says the Saudi student who fatally shot three people at Naval Air Station Pensacola had hosted a dinner party earlier in the week to watch videos of mass shootings. The official says a second Saudi

Officer Involved Shooting Reported in Mission District
Officer Involved Shooting Reported in Mission District

The shooting took place on 23rd Street and Mission.