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

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...

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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Dolson's Big Day with Jimmy Fallon

Dolson's Big Day with Jimmy Fallon

UConn basketball star Stefanie Dolson took a trip to New York City on Wednesday to meet Jimmy Fallon and appear on the "Tonight Show."

Bail Bond Agent Charged With Murder

Bail Bond Agent Charged With Murder

Police are investigating a fatal shooting and car accident on Prospect Avenue near the Hartford/West Hartford line. The road is closed.

High Winds, Elevated Fire Danger Today

High Winds, Elevated Fire Danger Today

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for fire danger today, with winds expected to gust up to 40 miles per hour through this evening, a very dry atmosphere and low humidity.

UConn Spring Weekend Begins Today

UConn Spring Weekend Begins Today

Burning couches and knocked over vehicles were once the scene at UConn’s annual spring celebration.

NY Man Arrested on 302 Counts of Fraud

NY Man Arrested on 302 Counts of Fraud

Wallingford Police have arrested a New York man on 302 counts of fraud.

Police Issue Warning After Break-Ins in Orange

Police Issue Warning After Break-Ins in Orange

Police in Orange are warning residents to lock up their houses and cars after a spree of burglaries in recent days.