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...

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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Hartford Water Main Break Causes Major Flooding

Hartford Water Main Break Causes Major Flooding

A water main break on Sisson Avenue in Hartford swamped the street with 2 feet of water Friday night, prompting police to block off the area and shut down ramps to Interstate 84.

Single-Engine Plane Veers Off Runway at Waterbury-Oxford Airport

Single-Engine Plane Veers Off Runway at Waterbury-Oxford Airport

Emergency crews were called to the Waterbury-Oxford Airport when a single-engine plane skidded 50 feet off the runway and struck a snow bank Friday evening.

Springfield Police K-9 Killed in Freak Accident

Springfield Police K-9 Killed in Freak Accident

The Springfield Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own. K-9 "Grom" was killed in a freak accident when he ran into sharp branches protruding from a fallen tree.

Driver Charged With DUI After Hitting Hartford Police Cruiser

Driver Charged With DUI After Hitting Hartford Police Cruiser

Police have arrested the driver who struck a Hartford patrol car at the scene of a massive water main break Friday night.

After Selma: Where the Marchers Went

After Selma: Where the Marchers Went

Fifty years after Selma, a turning point in the American civil rights movement, a look at some of the major players and what they did in the years that followed.

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Releases Final Report

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Releases Final Report

Two years after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut's governor said he doubts the state legislature has the "appetite" to take up many of the additional gun control...