<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Green News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/green http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usTue, 27 Jun 2017 16:04:16 -0700Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:04:16 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:18:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-683370816-Macron.jpg
In the wake of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron fired back on Thursday with the launch of a new website titled "Make Our Planet Great Again."On...

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<![CDATA[Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:52:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/treehouse-store.jpg
Home improvement has long been synonymous with Home Depot and Lowe's. But a Texas-based green conscience start-up is aiming to make sustainable home improvement appeal to more than just...

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<![CDATA[Green Initiatives of Top Companies ]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:00:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DIT+Earth+Week+Companies+THUMB.jpg
In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.]]>
<![CDATA[From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:26:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/360+Recycling+THUMB.jpg
What really happens to your recycling? Take a 360 video tour of the Burbank Recycle Center to see what happens to your recyclable waste and learn how you can be a more eco-friendly consumer.
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<![CDATA[Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:04:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Badlands+park.jpg
The Twitter account for the Badlands National Park in South Dakota published a series of tweets Tuesday on climate change. A few hours later, the tweets were deleted.

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<![CDATA[Dash Cam Video Captures Gas Line Blast]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:45:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dash_Cam_Video_Captures_Gas_Line_Blast_1200x675_858441795962.jpg
A Texas police officer's dash cam was rolling when a natural gas line ruptured and exploded Monday night in Spearman.

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<![CDATA[Gas Lines Grow Amid Mexico Crisis]]> Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:27:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/san+ysidro+poe+protest+closure.PNG
The nationwide protests in Mexico over rising gas prices have spread to Tijuana and other parts of Baja California. Some Mexican drivers are now filling up their gas tanks in San Diego to avoid the long lines at...

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<![CDATA[Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:55:39 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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...

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<![CDATA[Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 08:17:32 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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.

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<![CDATA[LA High School Students Win $100K for River Project]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 15:38:34 -0700 http://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.

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<![CDATA[D.C. Has The Worst Traffic]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:49:47 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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 -0700 http://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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