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Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 06:00 PM PDT

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

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.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:26 PM PDT

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

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.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 06:04 PM PST

Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted

Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted

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.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 12:49 PM PST

$750K Grant Helps San Diego Become Greener

$750K Grant Helps San Diego Become Greener

The City of San Diego will soon be looking a little greener thanks to funds from a $750,000 grant.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 04:34 AM PDT

Tesla CEO Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses and Small SUV

Tesla CEO Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses and Small SUV

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is working on multiple new vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses that could be unveiled as early as next year. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the Palo Alto-based company also...

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 08:53 AM PDT

Couple’s Drought-Friendly Yard Wins Big

Couple’s Drought-Friendly Yard Wins Big

One San Diego couple’s yard is certainly worth admiring: their drought-friendly landscape has just won a big contest.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 02:13 AM PST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Friday, Sep 18, 2015 at 10:05 AM PDT

Airport Launches Eco-Friendly Travel Program

Airport Launches Eco-Friendly Travel Program

The San Diego International Airport (SAN) has launched a program designed to encourage sustainable jet-setting and offset the carbon footprint created by air travel.

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 01:55 PM PDT

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

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...

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 11:54 AM PDT

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 means to go green on Earth Day.

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