Apr 22, 2014

Going Green: 4 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

Going Green: 4 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

From toothpaste to wedding dresses, shoppers across the country have no trouble filling their carts with products that claim to be good for the environment. As Earth Day kicks off, here's a look at the latest...

Apr 23, 2014

Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' to Help Save Tigers

Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' to Help Save Tigers

The Smithsonian's National Zoo wants to highlight the dwindling number of 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild by launching an "endangered song'' on Earth Day. On Tuesday, the zoo is releasing "Sumatran Tiger,''...

Apr 21, 2014

Hydroponic Gardening Growing in New Haven

Hydroponic Gardening Growing in New Haven

Urban Seed is trying to bring hydroponic gardening to more areas in New Haven.

Apr 22, 2014

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Pledge how many lights you'll shut off for a chance to win an energy-efficient smart TV or a Green is Universal prize pack during Earth Week.

Apr 18, 2014

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

For the last year and a half, there has been all manners of weather, from a bone-chilling deep freeze to searing heat, drought and fire. NBC’s Ann Curry traveled to far corners of the planet searching for...

Apr 18, 2014

Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

A new massive report on global warming says dangers will worsen as the climate changes.

Apr 18, 2014

Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma

Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma

A hydroelectric dam building boom in the Pacific Northwest in the past century drove dozens of salmon runs to extinction and has cost taxpayers billions of dollars to try to save the fish that remain.

Apr 18, 2014

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the...

Apr 18, 2014

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

Buried thousands of feet under Summit, the highest point on Greenland's ice sheet, is a soil born before humans walked the earth. The 2.7-million-year-old silt is a remnant of the verdant tundra that covered...

Apr 22, 2014

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Scientists have discovered a planet called Kepler-186f that is 490 light-years away and could sustain life, NASA said in a report this week.

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Ollie to Boycott Final 4 Over Indiana Travel Ban

Ollie to Boycott Final 4 Over Indiana Travel Ban

UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not travel to Indianapolis for the Final Four as planned in light of the governor’s executive order that bans all state official travel to Indiana.

Danbury High School Science Teacher Charged With Sex Assault

Danbury High School Science Teacher Charged With Sex Assault

A 24-year-old science teacher at Danbury High School has been charged with sexual assault and providing alcohol to a minor, according to police.

Fire Spreads Smoke Over Downtown Hartford

Fire Spreads Smoke Over Downtown Hartford

A two-alarm fire on Bellevue Street in Hartford has spread a cloud of thick black smoke across the city.

Police Investigate Untimely Death in Southington

Police Investigate Untimely Death in Southington

Authorities are investigating an untimely death at the intersection of Woodruff Street and Berlin Avenue in Southington, according to police.

Black Ice Possible Tonight

Black Ice Possible Tonight

Rain and snow showers that moved through the state Tuesday could lead to patches of black ice overnight as the temperature drops.

Project to Widen I-84 in Waterbury Kicks Off Wednesday

Project to Widen I-84 in Waterbury Kicks Off Wednesday

Crews will break ground Wednesday on a project to widen Interstate 84 in Waterbury, where traffic is often congested.