Carbon footprint

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Campus Reduces Carbon Emissions Ahead Of Schedule

UC Berkeley, leading the charge in reducing its carbon footprint, announced on Tuesday that it reached its emission reduction target—two years ahead of schedule.


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The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It Wrong

Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.


Study: Medical Marijuana Leaves Big Carbon Footprint

A new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.


A Green Vehicles' Triac sits on display at the North American International Auto Show January 11, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Triac is a 100% electric vehicle, has a top speed of 80 miles per hour, and a 100-mile range. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Salinas Company Unveils Three-Wheeled Electric Car

The latest electric car to hit the market is being manufactured in Salinas. The three-wheeled, all-electric commuter car, known as the Triac is being manufactured by Green Vehicles.