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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Schools Delayed After Storm

Schools Delayed After Storm

Snow, followed by sleet and freezing rain, have coated the roads, creating dangerous driving conditions and causing hundreds of school delays.

Merritt Parkway North Reopens in Fairfield

Merritt Parkway North Reopens in Fairfield

Police closed the northbound side of the Merritt Parkway at exit 44 in Fairfield after a crash this morning, which led to major delays both directions.

Water Main Break in West Hartford

Water Main Break in West Hartford

A water main break on Fern Street between Clifton Avenue and North Main Street in West Hartford is impacting streets in the area, including Arundel, Sylvan and Brunswick avenues, according to police.

More Snow on the Way

More Snow on the Way

After we clear the wintry mix that coated the state between Tuesday night and Wednesday, more snow is on the way.

LIVE UPDATES: Tsarnaev Boston Bombing Trial Begins

LIVE UPDATES: Tsarnaev Boston Bombing Trial Begins

Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty...

Fire Department Responding to Flanders Road, Bethlehem

Fire Department Responding to Flanders Road, Bethlehem

The fire department has been called out to Flanders Road in Bethlehem.