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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Culprit Confesses to Stealing Statue From Teen's Grave: Cops

Culprit Confesses to Stealing Statue From Teen's Grave: Cops

The woman who was caught on camera stealing an angel statue from a Middletown gravesite over the weekend has turned herself in, according to police.

Former Bank Teller Steals $35K From Customers: Officials

Former Bank Teller Steals $35K From Customers: Officials

A former bank teller is facing charges after stealing more than $35,000 from the accounts of nine customers, according to the state Division of Criminal Justice.

Transgender Teen Back in Custody After Escape

Transgender Teen Back in Custody After Escape

The transgender teen known as "Jane Doe" has been found after escaping from custody during her first day at a therapeutic program in Hartford, according to police.

Remains Found in Vernon Are of Woman in Her 40s

Remains Found in Vernon Are of Woman in Her 40s

Police have worked for more than a year to identify the human remains found on the site of a former landfill in Vernon last March, and said today that they are of a woman who they believe was 40 to 50...

"Played Out": Final Moments as Latest Atlantic City Casino Folds

"Played Out": Final Moments as Latest Atlantic City Casino Folds

The final blackjack hand dealt before the Trump Plaza casino closed its doors in Atlantic City Tuesday morning was a 21, for the house. That luck came too late for the casino, which shut for good just before 6...

Killingly to Reconsider Mascot in Light of National Controversy

Killingly to Reconsider Mascot in Light of National Controversy

The use of Native American references in team mascots isn't just a national debate – a number of local high schools are also joining the discussion, including the one in Killingly.