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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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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BART's New 'Fleet of the Future' Hits the Tracks
BART's New 'Fleet of the Future' Hits the Tracks

BART's new "Fleet of the Future" is here. Ten trains of the much-anticipated fleet rolled out Friday.

Thousands Expected at Women's Marches Across Bay Area
Thousands Expected at Women's Marches Across Bay Area

The second annual Women's March on Saturday is expected to draw thousands of people to various spots across the Bay Area.

More Evidence of Botched Cleanup at Hunters Point Shipyard
More Evidence of Botched Cleanup at Hunters Point Shipyard

Federal officials identified more evidence of a botched radiation cleanup at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard – the superfund site in San Francisco slated for new development. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit...

How the Right Mattress Can Ease Back Pain
How the Right Mattress Can Ease Back Pain

A medium-firm mattress can be the key to managing your lower back pain. Here are five tips to a better upgrade.

Big Waves Draw Surfers to Mavericks Beach in Half Moon Bay
Big Waves Draw Surfers to Mavericks Beach in Half Moon Bay

The big waves at Mavericks almost triggered the famous surf contest Thursday, but ultimately officials decided to wait because conditions were not ideal. On Friday, surfers were out there again, practicing.

Quake Rattles Baja California
Quake Rattles Baja California

A quake measure 6.3M was reported in the Gulf of California, rattling cities in Baja California as well as the mainland.