Apr 15, 2011

Put Your Trash to Good Re-Use

Put Your Trash to Good Re-Use

This Earth Week, we've partnered with TerraCycle to turn your trash into affordable, eco-friendly products.

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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.

2 hours ago

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.

3 hours ago

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...

2 hours ago

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.

Apr 24, 2013

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.

Apr 25, 2013

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...

Apr 23, 2013

Human Causes of Global Warming Date Back to 1800s, Study Finds

Human Causes of Global Warming Date Back to 1800s, Study Finds

A long-term global cooling trend ended in the late 1800s—a reversal that cannot be explained by natural variability alone, according to a new study published in Nature Geoscience.

Apr 23, 2013

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

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

Apr 23, 2013

Behold: The Greenest Office Building in the World

Behold: The Greenest Office Building in the World

What's being billed as the greenest commercial building in the world — one that boasts net-zero energy use and requires tenants to abide by a strict set of rules — is now standing in

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Man Found Guilty of Murder of 2 Children, 2 Women

Man Found Guilty of Murder of 2 Children, 2 Women

The man accused of killing two women and two children over drugs has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

Victim IDed in Fatal Montgomery Co. Crash

Victim IDed in Fatal Montgomery Co. Crash

A man was killed after his car struck a pole and overturned in in Montgomery County early Thursday.

Singer Chris Brown's Bodyguard on Trial in D.C.

Singer Chris Brown's Bodyguard on Trial in D.C.

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard is on trial on assault charges in Washington, a case that is a preview for the musician's own trial.

Ocean City Named "Most Dangerous" in Md. - But There's a Hitch

Ocean City Named "Most Dangerous" in Md. - But There's a Hitch

A popular vacation destination in Maryland has earned the distinction of being the most dangerous city in the state -- but the company that released the study admits it's failed to take the city's number...

Sloth Bear Cub, Seal Pup Named at National Zoo

Sloth Bear Cub, Seal Pup Named at National Zoo

A sloth bear cub and a seal pup at the National Zoo are now known as more than just "a sloth bear cub" and "a seal pup." The two babies have recently been named Remi and Rona, the zoo announced Thursday.

Gunshot Victim Found in Northeast D.C.

Gunshot Victim Found in Northeast D.C.

D.C. police investigated a shooting Wednesday afternoon in Northeast.