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Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Border Wall Could Take a Toll on 100s of Species

Border Wall Could Take a Toll on 100s of Species

The promise of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border was a cornerstone of President Donald Trump's campaign. From the moment he announced it during his candidacy kickoff address in June 2015, critics denounced it...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

This Startup Wants to Retrofit Your Home Through Your Phone

This Startup Wants to Retrofit Your Home Through Your Phone

This Earth Day, BlocPower a startup that creates apps to crowdsource funding, construction, acquisitions and jobs to retrofit properties across low to moderate income communities is launching three new apps that...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

Here's How Some Fortune 500 Companies Are Going Green

Here's How Some Fortune 500 Companies Are Going Green

Through research and application, clean and renewable energy sources are something some of the nation's most valuable companies are focusing on. Software giant Microsoft has a data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

What really happens to your recycling? Take a 360 video tour of the Burbank Recycle Center to see what happens to your recyclable waste and learn how you can be a more eco-friendly consumer.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

New Green Tech That Could Change the World (at Least a Bit)

New Green Tech That Could Change the World (at Least a Bit)

Companies around the world are taking steps to create cleaner, more sustainable ways of living through innovative technologies that can change everyday activities. In mid-April, consumers will be able to...

Monday, Apr 17, 2017
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By Kiki Intarasuwan

Animals Recently Endangered, Threatened in US

As we celebrate Earth Week, we can't forget about the other lives that take up...View gallery

  • 1BumbleBeeMainea
  • 3NorthernLongEaredBata
  • 2RedKnotBirda
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

Renewables on the Rise Amid Trump's Mooted Coal Comeback

Renewables on the Rise Amid Trump's Mooted Coal Comeback

President Donald Trump's push to lift the coal industry to a new heyday is likely to flounder, according to environmentalists and even some in the coal industry who think the fossil fuel is unlikely to return to...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017

EPA Moves to Undo Tougher Pollution Limits on Coal Plants

EPA Moves to Undo Tougher Pollution Limits on Coal Plants

The Trump administration is moving to rewrite Obama-era rules limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants. Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, sent a letter...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

Scientists Seek Holy Grail of Climate Change in Middle East

Scientists Seek Holy Grail of Climate Change in Middle East

Deep in the jagged red mountains of Oman, geologists are drilling in search of the holy grail of reversing climate change: an efficient and cheap way to remove carbon dioxide from the air and oceans. They...

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Spieth Makes Golf History With Win at Travelers Championship
Spieth Makes Golf History With Win at Travelers Championship

Jordan Spieth has won the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship, making golf history as the second player to win double digit PGA titles before age 24.

Tanker Truck Crashes into Home in Suffield
Tanker Truck Crashes into Home in Suffield

It was a close call when a tanker truck came barreling up to a home in Suffield Sunday morning.

Police Investigate Possible Attempted Murder-Suicide
Police Investigate Possible Attempted Murder-Suicide

Fairfield police are investigating a possible attempted murder-suicide involving a mother and an 8-year-old girl.

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2 Killed in Crash on Route 44 in Canton

Two people were killed in a crash on Route 44 in Canton Saturday night.

Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul: Trump
Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul: Trump

Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare" and signaled that last-minute...

2017 Connecticut Fireworks Displays
2017 Connecticut Fireworks Displays

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