<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Green News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/green http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego https://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usThu, 18 Jan 2018 04:11:50 -0800Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:11:50 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mayor says Imperial Beach Sewage Spill After Storms Is ‘Outrageous’]]> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:53:49 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/raw_sewage_1200x675_1139155011747.jpg
 Tijuana sewage spill in San Diego costs $2 million a year to clean, mayor says ]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Says Imperial Beach Sewage Spill After Storms Is ‘Outrageous’]]> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:03:17 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/sewagetijuanariver.PNG
Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina plans to sue the federal government for sewage, toxic waste and plastic pollution that has been pouring into the Tijuana River near the border.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Woman Cooks Traditional Mexican Dishes With Cannabis]]> Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:21:11 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/POT_TAMALE_PKG_1200x675_1129660995659.jpg
Her dream is to one day open a restaurant in the state where the menu is focused on dishes made with cannabis.]]>
<![CDATA[Upside Down Christmas Tree at Iconic Hotel Gets Mixed Reviews]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:33:33 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DR_CHRISTMAS_TREE_WEB_1200x675_1102157379514.jpg
NBC 7's Danielle Radin takes you to the Hotel Del Coronado where some are 'flipping out' over an upside down Christmas tree in the lobby. ]]>
<![CDATA[Upside Down Christmas Tree at Iconic Hotel Gets Mixed Reviews ]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:20:41 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/HOTELDELCHRISTMASTREE.PNG
Anyone who walks into the Hotel Del Coronado this season might have to do a double take at the upside down Christmas tree in the lobby.]]>
<![CDATA[Donation Ensures Free Zoo Entry For Active Duty Military Forever]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:02:16 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ZOO_SAFARI_PARK_NEW_CHEETAH_CUB_1200x675_1098596419944.jpg
Thanks to a generous donation, the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park in Escondido will be able to admit active duty military members for free indefinitely.]]>
<![CDATA[Marijuana Safety Summit Held in San Diego]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:39:53 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CLIP-marijuana_DR_1200x675_1090826307520.jpg
Experts and advocates for safe cannabis consumption came out to speak. One of the speakers was Corinne Gasper of Ohio, who lost her 22-year-old daughter, Jennifer, in a car crash in 2012. ]]>
<![CDATA[Marijuana Safety Summit Held in San Diego ]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:43:03 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/248*120/marijuanbaalsd.PNG
A summit advocating for safe marijuana use was held at Catamaran Resort Hotel in San Diego Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Imperial Beach Mayor Calls For Federal Investigation After Tijuana Sewage Spill]]> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 07:01:26 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/IB_Mayor_on_Sewage_Spill_1200x675_1014979139772.jpg
The mayor of Imperial Beach, Serge Dedina, and other city leaders are calling for a federal investigation after they say sewage spilled from Mexico into U.S. waters, sickening surfers.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego To Offer Up To $17,000 Rebate To Replace Lawns ]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:40:21 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/1505960997-On-The-Money-Kids-ID-Theft.jpg
The City of San Diego is offering a lawn rebate, $4,250 for residential owners and $17,000 for commercial owners to replace their grass, in an effort to encourage water conservation.]]>
<![CDATA[RARE SIGHT: 10 Whales Greet San Diego Tour Boat]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:45:05 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/whale303470.PNG
A group of people in the Pacific Ocean on a whale watching tour in San Diego were thrilled to see 10 killer whales come up to their boat to greet them.]]>
<![CDATA[City Council Legalizes Marijuana Cultivation, Manufacturing ]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:44:50 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marijuana+Delivery.jpg
The San Diego City Council came to a decision Monday on whether marijuana cultivation, distribution, manufacturing and testing businesses should be allowed within city limits.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Woman Shocked to Find Puppy with Chemical Burns from Backyard Plant]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:31:46 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/164*120/remi.PNG
When taking your dog out for a walk, be on the lookout for this toxic plant, the pencil cactus.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Woman Shocked to Find Puppy with Chemical Burns from Backyard Plant]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:57:57 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dr_pencil_cactus_1200x675_1027990595945.jpg
 NBC 7's Danielle Radin talks to the owner of two dogs who nearly died after being near a common backyard succulent known as a pencil cactus. It can be harmful to both pets and humans. ]]>
<![CDATA[Holy Guacamole! Price of Avocados Rising]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:57:55 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dr_avocados_1200x675_1026257987856.jpg
<![CDATA[Holy Guacamole! Price of Avocados Rising ]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:26:57 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd-aguacate-mexicano-GettyImages-4.jpg
The price of avocados has gone up in recent months and is expected to continue to rise, according to produce distributors.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Sea World Could Be Getting A New Roller Coaster]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:46:59 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dr_seaworld_2_1200x675_1021146691564.jpg
NBC 7's Danielle Radin shows plans for a new 150 ft. tall roller coaster at Sea World in San Diego. The California Coastal Commission discussing the impacts of the potential new attraction at their meeting...]]>
<![CDATA[SeaWorld San Diego Gets OK for New Roller Coaster]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:03:28 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Electric-Eel-SeaWorld-San-Diego.jpg
The ride "will offer park guests the only upside-down view of Mission Bay," a park spokesperson said.

Photo Credit: SeaWorld San Diego/Coastal Commission Exhibit]]>
<![CDATA[Would You Put Cannabis in Your Coffee? ]]> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:06:36 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BrewBudz-080417.jpg
A San Diego-based company wants to add a buzz to your morning cup of coffee.]]>
<![CDATA[Polar Bears Get Snow Donations]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:13:52 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+POLAR+BEARS+GET+SNOW+THUMB.jpg
High temperatures at a Finland Wildlife Center were making life uncomfortable for a family of polar bears. However, the child of an employee at a local ski resort had an idea on how to cool them off: the resort...]]>
<![CDATA[Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:18:23 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+SEAWORLD+DEATH+THUMB.jpg
The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company’s San Antonio park. Veterinarians were treating the calf for an infection, possibly...]]>
<![CDATA[Hurricane Surf Expected to Bring Big Waves to San Diego]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 17:01:00 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/10_Foot_Surf_Possible_This_Week.jpg
Hurricane Eugene, off the southern coast of Baja California, is causing big waves and rip currents in San Diego thanks to a phenomenon called hurricane surf.]]>
<![CDATA[New Bikeway to Mission Valley Opening Soon]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:35:01 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/web_dr_bikeway_1200x675_986398275628.jpg
NBC 7's Danielle Radin speaks with bicyclists and drivers about a new bikeway that will go along Highway 15, connecting Kensington to Mission Valley.]]>
<![CDATA[New Bikeway to Mission Valley Set To Open ]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:57:01 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/241*120/bikeway13.PNG
A new bikeway is set to open connecting Mission Valley to Kensington.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Are Hundreds of Baby Clams Washing Ashore? ]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:08:24 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dr_coronado_clams_web_1200x675_985416771690.jpg
Beach goers at Silver Strand State Beach near Coronado said Thursday they have noticed hundreds of baby clams along the coastline.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Are Hundreds of Baby Clams Washing Ashore?]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:58:18 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dr_coronado_clams_web_1200x675_985416771690.jpg
NBC 7's Danielle Radin investigates why hundreds of baby clams have been discovered lately along the coastline near Coronado.]]>
<![CDATA[Longtime La Mesa Golf Course Closing Thursday]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:53:12 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PaulBurke6.jpg
NBC 7's Danielle Radin spoke with golfers who are heartbroken that the Sun Valley Golf Course is being turned into a public park.

Photo Credit: Daniel Burke]]>
<![CDATA[Longtime La Mesa Golf Course Closing Thursday ]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:49:29 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/174*120/golfing8962.PNG
On June 22nd the Sun Valley Golf Course in La Mesa will close all golf operations permanently.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Veterans Could Receive Free Marijuana]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:21:24 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/web_weed_for_warriors_DR_1200x675_968621635617.jpg
NBC 7's Danielle Radin talked to the founder of Weed for Warriors, a nonprofit that wants to help veterans suffering from PTSD and other medical conditions, by offering free medical marijuana for those eligible....]]>
<![CDATA[Local Veterans Could Receive Free Medical Marijuana ]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:39:42 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_Marijuana_Maroney.jpg
The 'Weed For Warriors Project' is giving free medical marijuana to veterans who struggle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other medical conditions.]]>
<![CDATA[Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:18:13 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-683370816-Macron.jpg
In the wake of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron fired back on Thursday with the launch of a new website titled "Make Our Planet Great Again."On...

Photo Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Would You Wear Shoes Made of Algae?]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:30:32 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/web_shoes_made_of_algae_1200x675_958248515746.jpg
<![CDATA[Algae Shoes: How One Local Company Is Saving The Environment Through Footwear ]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:13:57 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coralline+Algae.jpg
Would you wear algae on your feet? One local company is hoping you do for the sake of the environment.]]>
<![CDATA[Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 06:52:56 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/treehouse-store.jpg
Home improvement has long been synonymous with Home Depot and Lowe's. But a Texas-based green conscience start-up is aiming to make sustainable home improvement appeal to more than just...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
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<![CDATA[After Viral Video, Experts Say Don't Feed Sea Lions ]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 17:20:59 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sealionfeuerherd.jpg
A video that has now gone viral, which shows a little girl being pulled into the water by a sea lion in British Columbia, is being looked at by local experts as an example of what not to do near marine mammals.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Local Endangered Species Have Less Habitat ]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 16:58:28 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/marsh2.jpg
Friday marked Endangered Species Day, bringing awareness to declining animal populations. But what you might not know is that there are endangered species living in Mission Bay in San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[New Device to Combat Pollution To Be Tested in Local Waters]]> Sun, 14 May 2017 22:42:55 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/seabin.PNG
The Seabin is a floating bin that catches trash in marinas, docks, and commercial ports. The bin has a net inside of it that can be removed and replaced. The Cabrillo Isle Marina is one of many global test...

Photo Credit: NBC 7
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<![CDATA[Locals Line Up for Lawn Mower Trade-In]]> Sat, 13 May 2017 10:56:51 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cr+lawn+mower.jpg
The 18th annual “Mowing Down Pollution” event brought out locals looking for a great deal, who arrived at Qualcomm Stadium as early 4:30 a.m.

Photo Credit: Consumer Reports]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds Show for People's Climate March at Waterfront Park]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:37:42 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/climate+change+march+0429.JPG
Hundreds participated in The People's Climate March in San Diego, marching in solidarity with The People's Climate March held in Washington D.C. The march was aimed at creating opposition to roll backs...

Photo Credit: Ramon Galindo/NBC 7
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<![CDATA[Green Initiatives of Top Companies ]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:00:25 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+Earth+Week+Companies+THUMB.jpg
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.]]>
<![CDATA[From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:26:04 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/360+Recycling+THUMB.jpg
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.
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<![CDATA[Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:04:07 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Badlands+park.jpg
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.

Photo Credit: Badlands National Park
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<![CDATA[$750K Grant Helps San Diego Become Greener]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:49:04 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Faulconer-Trees-1201.jpg
The City of San Diego will soon be looking a little greener thanks to funds from a $750,000 grant.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Couple’s Drought-Friendly Yard Wins Big]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 07:53:13 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bonita-Landscape-1.JPG
One San Diego couple’s yard is certainly worth admiring: their drought-friendly landscape has just won a big contest.

Photo Credit: May Tjoa]]>
<![CDATA[Airport Launches Eco-Friendly Travel Program]]> Fri, 18 Sep 2015 09:05:26 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lindbergh-Field-1008_2.jpg
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.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>