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San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Fodor’s Names SFO One Of World’s Top Seven Airports

The internationally renowned travel company highlighted SFO’s award-winning museum program, its eclectic food and beverage options, the new Yoga Room…

04/02/2012

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

San Jose Ups Number Of Electric Car Charging Stations

As gas prices continue to climb steadily, so are electric car sales, and this has Bay Area cities gearing up for a driving revolution.

03/28/2012

powerlines

PG&E Rolls Out New Electric-Powered Trucks

PG&E unveiled a first for the utility Thursday – extended range electric pickup trucks, which the company claims have the potential to transform the way electrical outages are managed.

03/22/2012

Plastic Bag

Staunch Environmentalists Fight Berkeley Recycling Expansion Plan

Berkeley, long a haven of green consumerism is looking to expand its plastic recycling, but surprisingly, the plan is facing opposition from hardcore environmentalists.

02/29/2012

An artist's rendering of the proposed Bay Bridge bike lane. (CBS)

San Francisco May Require Safe Bike Parking For Workers

One of the strongest pro-bicyclist laws in the country could soon be adopted in San Francisco. It would require owners of commercial buildings in San Francisco to provide secure bicycle parking for employees.

02/24/2012

Teens Turn Green

Marin County Project Aims To Change Cafeteria Menus

Eco Top Chef Marin is seen as a fun, hands-on event for middle school kids while also serving its educational purposes.

02/19/2012

Christmas Tree Woodchipper

SF Christmas Trees Recycled To Make Biofuel

Christmas trees in San Francisco will be used as biofuel as part of the city’s 25th annual “Treecycling” program.

12/27/2011

American Canyon High School

American Canyon School Leads Nation In Being Environmentally Friendly

A high school in the Napa Valley is only three years old but already it has set the standard for being environmentally friendly.

12/21/2011

Tesla roadster

Tesla Motors Touts Fremont Job Creation From Federal Loan

The Tesla Motors plant sits ready and waiting for new workers to fill its assembly lines, thanks to a nearly have a billion dollar loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. The car maker said Tuesday that it planned to hire about 400 people.

11/22/2011

Solar Panels (AP)

California Treasurer Defends Tax Break For Clean Energy Firms

The state treasurer is calling California’s tax break program for clean energy companies a “wise and needed one” despite the failure of its most high-profile recipient—the solar startup Solyndra.

10/19/2011

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