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Solar Advocates Attack Proposed Energy Bill

Solar Advocates Attack Proposed Energy Bill

Solar advocates protested an assembly bill on Wednesday that could leave solar panel owners without a lower energy... Watch »

Aug 28, 2013
Are 'Green' Products Better?

Are 'Green' Products Better?

Walk into your neighborhood grocery or department store and you'll find many more green products than ever before. Watch »

Aug 9, 2013
Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they... Watch »

Aug 5, 2013
Planned Lawsuit Claims PG&E Power Plant Threatens Butterflies

Planned Lawsuit Claims PG&E Power Plant Threatens Butterflies

A coalition of conservation and environmental justice groups submitted a lawsuit against the Environmental... Watch »

Jul 26, 2013
Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. Watch »

Jul 15, 2013
Locals Tour ‘Cool’ Green Home

Locals Tour ‘Cool’ Green Home

A Scripps Ranch homeowner welcomed dozens of people to his energy efficient home. Read »

Jun 30, 2013
Botanic Garden Bids Farewell to Iconic Bamboo

Botanic Garden Bids Farewell to Iconic Bamboo

The San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas will say goodbye to an old foliaged friend Friday that has literally grown... Read »

Jul 11, 2013
94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather. Read »

Jul 25, 2013
Recycling Older Gadgets

Recycling Older Gadgets

In the last three years, the number of people who say they recycle their electronics jumped from less than... Watch »

Jun 21, 2013
1,000 Kids Form Beach Art

1,000 Kids Form Beach Art

Hundreds of local students form amazing living art in Mission Bay Park. Watch »

Jun 6, 2013
Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Modeled after the way plants cells expand and shrink in the sun, bioengineers at UC Berkeley have created a new gel... Watch »

Jun 5, 2013
Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

A California high school student, Eesha Khare, has created a new type of "supercapacitor." The San Jose... Watch »

Jun 4, 2013
James Cameron Receives Science Award

James Cameron Receives Science Award

Filmmaker James Cameron came to San Diego to receive a prestigious award from the science community on Friday. Read »

May 31, 2013
Used Car Market Changing

Used Car Market Changing

Sales of used cars are down, but that's not the case for "certified pre-owned" vehicles. Watch »

May 20, 2013
Local Company Developing Algae-Based Biofuel

Local Company Developing Algae-Based Biofuel

La Jolla-based Synthetic Genomics Inc. to use genomics to develop algae for biofuel. Read »

May 20, 2013
Tobacco as the Next Biofuel

Tobacco as the Next Biofuel

Biofuel researchers at UC Berkeley may keep the world-wide tobacco industry from going up in smoke. Watch »

May 17, 2013
Killer Windmills: Wind Energy Leaves Trail of Dead Eagles

Killer Windmills: Wind Energy Leaves Trail of Dead Eagles

Spinning wind turbines are killing thousands of federally protected birds, including eagles, each year. Watch »

May 14, 2013
Fun and Profit From Old Flip Flops

Fun and Profit From Old Flip Flops

Hundreds of discarded flip flops wash up on Kenya's beaches each day. A small recycling company in Nairobi turns the... Watch »

May 9, 2013
Diaper Free Potty Training Gains Popularity

Diaper Free Potty Training Gains Popularity

A group of mothers has decided to toss the diapers and potty train their small babies. Watch »

May 9, 2013
Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations... Watch »

May 8, 2013

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