Apr 15, 2011

Put Your Trash to Good Re-Use

Put Your Trash to Good Re-Use

This Earth Week, we've partnered with TerraCycle to turn your trash into affordable, eco-friendly products.

Apr 17, 2014

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is seeking to bring the spotlight back on climate change with a new documentary series.

Apr 17, 2014

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.

Apr 17, 2014

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...

Apr 17, 2014

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.

Apr 24, 2013

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.

Apr 25, 2013

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...

Apr 22, 2013

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.

Apr 23, 2013

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

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

Apr 23, 2013

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...

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FBI's Most Wanted Fugitive From SoCal

FBI's Most Wanted Fugitive From SoCal

One of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives accused of the 38-year-old hammer slayings of his family of five has ties to Southern California.

Whittier Barricade Ends After 12-Hour Standoff

Whittier Barricade Ends After 12-Hour Standoff

A Whittier neighborhood remained on lockdown late Thursday as a SWAT standoff prompted by a possible hostage situation continued into the night.

Scientists Worry Sea Lion Epidemic May Return

Scientists Worry Sea Lion Epidemic May Return

An increase in the number of stranded sea lion pups in Southern California has scientists and marine mammal experts asking the question, "Could it be happening again?"

911 Calls Reveal Chilling Moments After Bus Crash

911 Calls Reveal Chilling Moments After Bus Crash

The 911 calls released Thursday reveal audible cries of fear in the moments after the fiery Northern California bus crash that claimed 10 lives while en route to Humboldt State University last Thursday.

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SoCal Dog Aids in Oso Mudslide Search and Recovery

SoCal Dog Aids in Oso Mudslide Search and Recovery

A Southern California cadaver dog sent to Oso, Washington to aid in the mudslide search and recovery has returned home after being an instrumental part in the discovery of a young child’s body.