Apr 15, 2014

NBC Connecticut 2014 Shred It Event

NBC Connecticut 2014 Shred It Event

Join NBC Connecticut and Comcast on Saturday, April 26 for our Shred It event at Westfarms Mall.

Apr 17, 2014

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

There is a disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is actually being done to attain them, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a new report Sunday.

Apr 19, 2014

NBC Connecticut 2014 Electronics Recycling Drive

NBC Connecticut 2014 Electronics Recycling Drive

You can get rid of your unwanted electronics during the event at United Bank in Bristol on April 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Apr 24, 2013

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New battery packs could help return power to the electrical grid. KGW's Keely Chalmers reports.

Apr 25, 2013

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

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 others trash...

Apr 23, 2013

Human Causes of Global Warming Date Back to 1800s, Study Finds

Human Causes of Global Warming Date Back to 1800s, Study Finds

A long-term global cooling trend ended in the late 1800s—a reversal that cannot be explained by natural variability alone, according to a new study published in Nature Geoscience.

Apr 23, 2013

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials.

Apr 23, 2013

Behold: The Greenest Office Building in the World

Behold: The Greenest Office Building in the World

What's being billed as the greenest commercial building in the world — one that boasts net-zero energy use and requires tenants to abide by a strict set of rules — is now standing in Seattle. When it opens...

Apr 22, 2013

Six Movies and TV Shows That Will Make You Appreciate Earth

Six Movies and TV Shows That Will Make You Appreciate Earth

There is no reason not to love Earth. Despite what scientists speculate about Mars or distant "water worlds" discovered by NASA's Kepler probe, this planet is the only game in town if humans want to keep...

Apr 24, 2013

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

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.

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Rain, Sleet and Snow Cause Problems on Roads

Rain, Sleet and Snow Cause Problems on Roads

A mix of rain, sleet and snow is causing a problem on the roads this morning and residents are bracing for even more as people across the state try to get to their Thanksgiving destinations.

Major Gas Leak in Portland

Major Gas Leak in Portland

Residents in part of Portland are being asked to stay in their homes because of what officials are calling a major gas leak.

Fire Truck Stuck in Torrington

Fire Truck Stuck in Torrington

A fire truck is stuck on Burr Mountain Road in Torrington as snow and a wintry mix move through Connecticut, according to Litchfield County dispatchers.

Flight Delays, Cancellations As Storm Looms

Flight Delays, Cancellations As Storm Looms

There have already been some flight cancellations and delays at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks as a winter storm approaches on one of the busiest travel days of the year heading into Thanksgivin...

K-9 Officer and "Best Friend" Released After Surgery for Gunshot Wound

K-9 Officer and "Best Friend" Released After Surgery for Gunshot Wound

A California police dog who was shot as he protected his handler during the search for a gunman wanted in connection with a homicide was released Tuesday night from an animal hospital after recovering from...

Rt. 10 in Simsbury Reopens After Crash

Rt. 10 in Simsbury Reopens After Crash

Simsbury police are investigating a two-car crash on Hopmeadow Street (Route 10).