Enviroment

Natural Make-up Young Woman
July 17, 2018 - 9:03 am
There's a cool eco-blog, called Sustainably Chic that was started in 2014 by Natalie from Jacksonville, FL. Natalie has an extensive background in fashion. She decided she did not want to stay in the industry unless she was making a Positive Sustainable Change. Sustainably Chic became an outlet for...
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 In this June 16, 2018 file photo, American Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternativ
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July 16, 2018 - 12:52 pm
American said Tuesday that starting this month in its airport lounges it will serve drinks with straw and wood stir sticks and begin moving to what it called eco-friendly flatware...
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This rendering depicts the Water-Go-Round, a ferry that will cruise the San Francisco Bay using technology similar to a hybrid car.
Golden Gate Zero Emission Marina
July 16, 2018 - 12:00 am
The waters of the San Francisco Bay may be getting a little greener. The world's first commercial ferry running on fuel cells, rather than dirty diesel, is expected to begin plying the bay next year.
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Bob Butler
July 13, 2018 - 7:34 am
The sounds of pigeons cooing around UC-Berkeley's campus have become less common recently thanks to a hungry family of peregrine falcons that has made its home on one of the university's landmark buildings.
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Megan Goldsby
July 12, 2018 - 9:47 am
Navy officials came to San Francisco's Hunters Point on Wednesday to talk about upcoming radiation testing and the planned clean up of an undeveloped parcel of land at the old shipyard there. But what residents who attended that meeting really wanted to talk about was Parcel A, the first piece of...
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California officials announced that greenhouse gas emissions had been lowered below 1990 levels years ahead of schedule.
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Nick Ut)
July 12, 2018 - 9:44 am
California greenhouse gas emissions fell below 1990 levels, meeting an early target years ahead of schedule and putting the state well on its way toward reaching long-term goals to fight climate change, officials said Wednesday.
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Bradford Hornsby
July 09, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Starbucks announced the phasing out of disposable straws with a sippy cup lids.
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A trial will begin on July 9 in which a former groundskeeper for schools in Benicia, Calif. accuses Monsanto of exposing him to chemicals that caused cancer.
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Scott Lettieri
July 09, 2018 - 9:12 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) - A trial in San Francisco is set to open Monday that alleges agribusiness giant Monsanto caused the terminal cancer of a former Bay Area school caretaker who regularly used the company's weed-killer Roundup. The company faces similar lawsuits in roughly 300 cases, but...
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Firefighters wait for water as they battle flames at the Alpine Oaks Estates mobile home park during a wildfire Friday, July 6, 2018, in Alpine, Calif. Gusty winds fanned the flames as Southern California struggles through a scorching heat wave.
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July 07, 2018 - 4:09 pm
In heat-stricken Southern California, powerful winds that sent an overnight inferno hopscotching through the Santa Barbara County community of Goleta vanished in the morning, allowing firefighters to extinguish smoldering ruins of an estimated 20 structures, including homes.
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In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump tw
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July 05, 2018 - 1:17 pm
Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt...
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