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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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Russia Targeted CT Online Voter Registration System: Feds
Russia Targeted CT Online Voter Registration System: Feds

Connecticut officials have been notified by the federal government that the state's online voter registration system was targeted in hacking efforts by Russia last year.

Auriemma Offers to Forego Pay in Education Budget Battle
Auriemma Offers to Forego Pay in Education Budget Battle

Hall of Fame basketball coach Geno Auriemma has weighed into Connecticut's budget battle, offering to go forego his salary next year in response to criticism over high salaries at UConn.

Police ID Woman Found Dead in Newington Home
Police ID Woman Found Dead in Newington Home

A 46-year-old woman was found dead in her Newington home Thursday morning and police are considering her husband a suspect in the homicide.

Help Hurricane Maria Survivors; NBC CT/Big Y/Red Cross Drive
Help Hurricane Maria Survivors; NBC CT/Big Y/Red Cross Drive

Together with Big Y and the American Red Cross, NBC is proud to connect you with a way to help. From now until September 23, you can make a monetary donation at any Big Y Supermarket.

GOP Health Bill All But Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow <br />
GOP Health Bill All But Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow

Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years...

Two Shot, One Killed in Drive-by Shooting in Hartford
Two Shot, One Killed in Drive-by Shooting in Hartford

Two people were shot and one was killed in a drive-by shooting on Durham Street in Hartford Friday night.