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.

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
More Snow to Affect Friday Morning Commute

More Snow to Affect Friday Morning Commute

Residents across Connecticut are still digging out from the Blizzard of 2015, but already, more snow is on the way and could make for a tricky Friday morning commute.

ATM Skimmer Accessed Hundreds of Bank Accounts: Police

ATM Skimmer Accessed Hundreds of Bank Accounts: Police

Authorities are investigating after someone attached skimming devices to two ATMs in East Haven earlier this month and used them to access hundreds of bank accounts, according to police.

2nd Sex Assault Suit Filed Against Lakeville Boarding School

2nd Sex Assault Suit Filed Against Lakeville Boarding School

A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday claims two teachers and the headmaster at the Indian Mountain School in Lakeville sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy between 1982 and 1984, and school officials...

State to Pay $6M to Wrongfully Incarcerated Man

State to Pay $6M to Wrongfully Incarcerated Man

A Wallingford man cleared of rape and murder charges after 21 years behind bars will receive $6 million from the state, according to a memorandum of decision from the Office of the Claims Commissioner.

Metro-North Delays Frustrate for 2nd Night

Metro-North Delays Frustrate for 2nd Night

Delays are being reported across several Metro-North lines, frustrating commuters for a second night in a row.

Defense: Cops Quickly Focused on Hernandez in Killing

Defense: Cops Quickly Focused on Hernandez in Killing

Opening statements in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial have begun following a delay as the judge sorted out some last-minute jury issues. The trial was supposed to get underway on Thursday morning after...