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.

Top Stories
Afternoon Storms Possible

Afternoon Storms Possible

Towns including Enfield are cleaning up after Sunday's storm and now heavy rains could affect your morning commute Monday on the Interstate 95 corridor and in the northwestern corner of the state.

Mom Leaves Child in 140-Degree Car During Nail Appointment

Mom Leaves Child in 140-Degree Car During Nail Appointment

East Hartford police arrested a mother who is accused of leaving her child in a 140-degree car for hours while she was getting her nails done.

Man Touched Juvenile at Milford YMCA: Cops

Man Touched Juvenile at Milford YMCA: Cops

Milford police have arrested a 28-year-old Bridgeport man who is accused of inappropriately touching a juvenile at the YMCA.

$4,000 in School Bus Batteries Stolen in New Haven

$4,000 in School Bus Batteries Stolen in New Haven

Someone stolen thousands of dollars worth of school bus batteries in New Haven on Sunday evening and police are investigating.

Men Assault, Rob Homeless Man: Cops

Men Assault, Rob Homeless Man: Cops

Bridgeport police are investigating the robbery and attack of a homeless man early last Monday morning and are asking for help to identify the attackers.

Yankees Fan Finds, Returns Lost Red Sox Title Ring

Yankees Fan Finds, Returns Lost Red Sox Title Ring

A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent Yankees fan.