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 23, 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 22, 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.

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 22, 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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Snow to Start Up Saturday Morning

Snow to Start Up Saturday Morning

Winter weather is making a comeback Saturday.

Man Caught "Behaving Inappropriately" in CCSU Bathrooms

Man Caught "Behaving Inappropriately" in CCSU Bathrooms

Police at Central Connecticut State University are alerting students after a 27-year-old man who has previously been banned from campus was spotted "behaving inappropriately" in women's bathrooms on multiple...

Protests Erupt After New Haven Police Exonerate Officer

Protests Erupt After New Haven Police Exonerate Officer

What began with the New Haven mayor and police chief announcing the exoneration of an officer captured on camera making a forceful arrest ended with a face-off between city leaders and supporters of the...

Southington Woman Sues Town After Crash on Icy Road

Southington Woman Sues Town After Crash on Icy Road

A Southington resident is suing the town over allegations that an icy, untreated road prompted a head-on collision that left her with multiple injuries and “severe emotional distress.”

Man Wounded in Shooting Outside Waterbury Store

Man Wounded in Shooting Outside Waterbury Store

A man was shot after argument outside Waterbury store Friday night.

Middletown City Worker Charged With Animal Cruelty

Middletown City Worker Charged With Animal Cruelty

A Middletown city employee is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly neglecting her dog, a pit bull who was found severely malnourished, according to the mayor.