<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Green News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/green http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usTue, 26 Jul 2016 21:24:50 -0400Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:24:50 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:55:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-77960094polarbears71151.jpg
Greenhouse gas emissions remain the "primary threat" to polar bears, according to a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Polar bear populations will decline even if emissions are stabilized...

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<![CDATA[Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 20:04:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP080816183919.jpg
A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:36:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/air-pollution-AP7004221649_7.jpg
Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s.

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<![CDATA[Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:37:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/128401773.jpg
A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona State...]]>
<![CDATA[Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:58:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000003170932_722x406_37270083593.jpg
Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitches promise to save you money. They are called alternative energy suppliers.]]>
<![CDATA[State-of-the-Art Green Workplace Provides Lunch, Games and Slides]]> Wed, 01 May 2013 15:13:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Slide_aweber.jpg
AWeber Communications headquarters in Chalfont, Bucks County, Pa. isn't your average workplace as it features video games, a pool table and even slides. NBC10's Jesse Gary reports ahead of the ribbon...

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<![CDATA[Junkyard Trash Turns to Art]]> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:42:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/ben+in+trash.JPG
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...

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<![CDATA[Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:17:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/meadow.jpg
A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials.

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<![CDATA[Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green]]> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:49:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/baxter-brewing.jpg
Luke Livingston, president and founder of Baxter Brewing Company, talks about ways in which he is expanding his business sustainably, with the help of John Rooks, president of The SOAP Group.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Has The Worst Traffic]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:49:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/traffic-4.jpg
Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.]]>
<![CDATA[UConn Gets New Fuel Cell]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:49:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/UCONNFUELPIC_722x406_2227487438.jpg
The new fuel cell unit will cut the university's carbon output equivalent to removing 110 cars from the road each year.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:20:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/143072279.jpg
Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without sounding like a nag? Watch how to be environmentally friendly without offending your friends!...

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<![CDATA[Henry Abbott Tech Wins Green Contest]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:38:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/greenschoolpic_722x406_2223331881.jpg
Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury is the latest school that to be installing the panels after winning Connecticut Light and Power's Live Green-Win Green contest.]]>
<![CDATA[Earth Week]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:55:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dreamitgreenitlogo.gif
Celebrate Earth Week with NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[Teaching Kids to Recycle]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 16:30:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/recyclekidsgreen_722x406_2221795961.jpg
You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth]]>
<![CDATA[High-Tech Hiking]]> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:04:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/etrailhead+QR+codes.jpg
You can find the codes at four trail heads the Forest and Park Association maintains.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 10:06:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/85274305.jpg


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<![CDATA[Welcome to Green Week]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 10:28:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/green-is-universal1.jpg
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<![CDATA[Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:21:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/219*120/030709+Zoo+Babies+Black+Rhino.jpg
A quarter of all mammals are at risk of extinction, conservation group says.

Photo Credit: Tammy Spratt/San Diego Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections ]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:05:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sequoia-Park-51131773.jpg


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<![CDATA['Fracking' Chemical Found in Town's Aquifer ]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:03:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fracking-signs.jpg


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