April 21-27, 2014

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 08:11 AM PDT

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

There is a disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is actually being done to attain them, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a new report Sunday.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 08:03 AM PDT

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

The world's arid areas — deserts filled with scrubby vegetation and sand — are absorbing more of the carbon dioxide that's being emitted into the atmosphere than expected, a new study shows.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 07:17 AM PDT

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

International efforts to combat global warming are so broken that it's come to this: hoovering massive amounts of carbon dioxide out of the sky. A body of scientists convened under the auspices of the United...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 06:18 AM PDT

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New battery packs could help return power to the electrical grid. KGW's Keely Chalmers reports.

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 10:42 AM PDT

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

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 others trash...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 08:17 AM PDT

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials.

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 09:03 PM PDT

Human Causes of Global Warming Date Back to 1800s, Study Finds

Human Causes of Global Warming Date Back to 1800s, Study Finds

A long-term global cooling trend ended in the late 1800s—a reversal that cannot be explained by natural variability alone, according to a new study published in Nature Geoscience.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 08:43 PM PDT

Behold: The Greenest Office Building in the World

Behold: The Greenest Office Building in the World

What's being billed as the greenest commercial building in the world — one that boasts net-zero energy use and requires tenants to abide by a strict set of rules — is now standing in Seattle. When it opens...

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 09:42 AM PDT

Six Movies and TV Shows That Will Make You Appreciate Earth

Six Movies and TV Shows That Will Make You Appreciate Earth

There is no reason not to love Earth. Despite what scientists speculate about Mars or distant "water worlds" discovered by NASA's Kepler probe, this planet is the only game in town if humans want to keep...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 11:49 AM PDT

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

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.