<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Green News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/greenhttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.pngNBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usMon, 25 Jul 2016 01:07:36 -0700Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:07:36 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study]]>Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:55:39 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-77960094polarbears71151.jpg
Greenhouse gas emissions remain the "primary threat" to polar bears, according to a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Polar bear populations will decline even if emissions are stabilized...

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<![CDATA[Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study]]>Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:04:11 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP080816183919.jpg
A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution ]]>Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:36:12 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/air-pollution-AP7004221649_7.jpg
Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s.

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<![CDATA[California Drivers Use Fuel Made From Trash]]>Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:07:18 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/toppix-23.jpg
A growing number of vehicles in California are relying on a surprising energy source to get around: trash. The methane gas drained from landfill waste is cheaper and cleaner than gasoline.

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<![CDATA[Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap]]>Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:37:08 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/128401773.jpg
A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona State...]]>
<![CDATA[Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?]]>Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:58:12 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000003170932_722x406_37270083593.jpg
Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitches promise to save you money. They are called alternative energy suppliers.]]>
<![CDATA[State-of-the-Art Green Workplace Provides Lunch, Games and Slides]]>Wed, 01 May 2013 12:13:33 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Slide_aweber.jpg
AWeber Communications headquarters in Chalfont, Bucks County, Pa. isn't your average workplace as it features video games, a pool table and even slides. NBC10's Jesse Gary reports ahead of the ribbon...

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<![CDATA[Junkyard Trash Turns to Art]]>Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:42:18 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/ben+in+trash.JPG
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...

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials]]>Tue, 23 Apr 2013 08:17:32 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/meadow.jpg
A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials.

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<![CDATA[Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green]]>Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:49:39 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/baxter-brewing.jpg
Luke Livingston, president and founder of Baxter Brewing Company, talks about ways in which he is expanding his business sustainably, with the help of John Rooks, president of The SOAP Group.]]>
<![CDATA[San Juan Capistrano Courts Cliff Swallows]]>Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:08:22 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/missioncliffswallow.jpg
San Juan Capistrano is trying to bring back the tiny swallows that once came to the coastal city's historic mission every March, prompting tourists to flock there on St. Joseph's Day.

Photo Credit: Photograph courtesy of Mission San Juan Capistrano]]>
<![CDATA[LA High School Students Win $100K for River Project]]>Fri, 15 Mar 2013 15:38:34 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SAM_04421.JPG
A group of Los Angeles high school students and their project on improving LA River water quality bested thousands of other schools nationwide, winning more than $100,000 in prizes.

Photo Credit: Jomel Villamil]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Has The Worst Traffic]]>Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:49:47 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/traffic-4.jpg
Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.]]>
<![CDATA[Helium Shortage Threatens More Than Balloons]]>Fri, 25 May 2012 19:29:43 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/9752940_N5PPKGHELIUMSHORTAGE_722x406_20714285.jpg
A helium shortage is threatening more than just the supply of balloons.]]>
<![CDATA[Electric Motorcycles: The New Green Machines ]]>Thu, 19 Apr 2012 17:08:30 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Electric+Motorcycle+cropped.jpg
A new bike is showing motorcycle enthusiasts that they no longer have to sacrifice performance for environmental efficiency.

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<![CDATA[How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging]]>Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:20:39 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/143072279.jpg
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!...

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<![CDATA[Earth Week]]>Fri, 01 Apr 2016 13:55:58 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dreamitgreenitlogo.gif
Celebrate Earth Week with NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[Teaching Kids to Recycle]]>Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:30:34 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/recyclekidsgreen_722x406_2221795961.jpg
You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth]]>
<![CDATA[Growing an Environmentally Green Garden]]>Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:40:12 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/gardening+2.jpg
Water wise gardening is becoming more than just a trend among the green thumbed. Experts say it is good for the environment, good for the pocketbook and easy on the eyes - creating a lush and lovely outdoor...]]>
<![CDATA[Palm Rustlers Don't Pay a Dime for Damages]]>Fri, 01 Jun 2012 11:11:19 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Palm+Rustlers+still+1.JPG
A local nonprofit slapped with a $450,000 lawsuit for removing palm trees from an LA freeway won’t have to pay a cent in damages, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill for damages caused by the removal, NBC4...]]>