April 21-27, 2014

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT

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.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:11 AM EDT

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.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:03 AM EDT

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.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 10:17 AM EDT

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...

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 at 09:35 PM EDT

Federal Officers Inspect Packages for Invasive Plant, Animal Species

Federal Officers Inspect Packages for Invasive Plant, Animal Species

Federal officers in Queens inspect packages, making sure the environment stays free of invasive plant and animal species that could harm our local ecosystems. Marc Santia reports.

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 at 09:59 AM EDT

Catering Company's Eco-Friendly Truck Helped During Sandy

Catering Company's Eco-Friendly Truck Helped During Sandy

A Manhattan catering company has found that going green is not only good for the environment, it's also good for business. But the real payoff came during Sandy, when the company was able to keep making rounds...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 09:18 AM EDT

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.

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 01:42 PM EDT

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...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT

Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, Scientific American has published an e-book called "The Future of Energy: Earth, Wind, and Fire."

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 11:17 AM EDT

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

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