San Diego green news

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study
Photo: AFP/Getty Images

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

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 by the end of the century, the study said. Read more »

Jul 1, 2015
Balboa Park's 2015 EarthFair

Balboa Park's 2015 EarthFair

The 25th annual EarthFair is coming to Balboa Park this Sunday, celebrating a sustainable lifestyle and what it... Read more »

Apr 14, 2015
Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported. Read more »

Apr 8, 2015

"It's a Completely Different World": Antartica's Scientists Study...

Scientists say the pristine, undisturbed icy continent can help us understand the early Earth — and where we might... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
UC Davis Researchers Try to Save Mojave Rodent

UC Davis Researchers Try to Save Mojave Rodent

University of California, Davis researchers working to save an endangered Mojave Desert rodent have successfully... Read more »

Oct 24, 2014
San Francisco May Consider Mandatory Solar Panels

San Francisco May Consider Mandatory Solar Panels

A San Francisco supervisor wants to require new buildings in the city to have solar panels, gardens or both on their... Read more »

Oct 17, 2014
California Now Home to More Than 100K Electric Cars

California Now Home to More Than 100K Electric Cars

An electric vehicle advocacy group says California surpassed the 100,000 mark for electric and plug-in hybrid cars. Read more »

Sep 10, 2014
SD Entrepreneurs Make Green with Green Products

SD Entrepreneurs Make Green with Green Products

According to organizers, the event is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world, drawing an average of... Watch »

Apr 28, 2014
Alpine Hosts Recycling and Community Cleanup Event

Alpine Hosts Recycling and Community Cleanup Event

In honor of Earth Day, Alpine is hosting a community cleanup and recycling day on Saturday, right in the heart of... Read more »

Apr 18, 2014

Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution

Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s. View »

Mar 25, 2014
1to1 Movement Raises Awareness on Sustainability

1to1 Movement Raises Awareness on Sustainability

NBC 7's weekend morning anchors Megan Tevrizian and Greg Bledsoe speak to Amanda Tatum, of the 1-To-1 Movement,... Watch »

Jan 25, 2014
Opponents Slam Proposed Plastic Bag Ban

Opponents Slam Proposed Plastic Bag Ban

Opponents of a proposed plastic bag ban gathered Wednesday to call on the San Diego City Council to abandon the plan... Read more »

Dec 18, 2013
Poinsettias: How to Keep, Pronounce

Poinsettias: How to Keep, Pronounce

When you say poinsettia, you say San Diego. Read more »

Dec 18, 2013
Beekepers Discuss Future of Industry at Lake Tahoe

Beekepers Discuss Future of Industry at Lake Tahoe

Beekeepers are gathering at Lake Tahoe this week to discuss the future of their industry and the challenges it... Read more »

Nov 18, 2013
No Plastic Water Bottles at Encinitas Events?

No Plastic Water Bottles at Encinitas Events?

City leaders in Encinitas will debate whether to stop distributing single-use, plastic water bottles at... Read more »

Nov 13, 2013
Greenpeace

Greenpeace "Rainbow Warrior" Docks in San Francisco

Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior is docked in San Francisco until Nov. 19. Read more »

Nov 12, 2013
Balboa Park Goes Green(er)

Balboa Park Goes Green(er)

On Wednesday, officials announced plans to make Balboa Park more sustainable. Watch »

Nov 12, 2013
New Rules for Cashing in Recyclables

New Rules for Cashing in Recyclables

Not all containers are the same when it comes to aluminum, plastic and glass and there's a new law that makes that... Watch »

Nov 1, 2013
Is California's Plastic Bag Law Working?

Is California's Plastic Bag Law Working?

It's virtually impossible to know whether the law aimed at reducing the number of plastic shopping bags in... Read more »

Oct 30, 2013
iPad, Foot Massager Collected During Coastal Cleanup Day

iPad, Foot Massager Collected During Coastal Cleanup Day

Thousands of volunteers gathered Saturday across different sites in San Diego for a massive annual outdoor cleanup... Read more »

Sep 21, 2013

Photos & Videos

Market Report

Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out