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Friday, Apr 22, 2016

NYC Tries to Go Car-Free in Honor of Earth Day

NYC Tries to Go Car-Free in Honor of Earth Day

New Yorkers are being encouraged to go car-free for Earth Day. New York City officials hope commuters ditch their car keys and use a bike or mass transit to get around on Friday as part of Car Free Day. The...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

175 Countries Sign Landmark Paris Deal on Climate Change

175 Countries Sign Landmark Paris Deal on Climate Change

The historic agreement on climate change marked a major milestone on Friday with a record 175 countries signing on to it on opening day. But world leaders made clear more action is needed, and quickly, to fight...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

Solar Plane Departs From Hawaii With No Fuel

Solar Plane Departs From Hawaii With No Fuel

Two pilots are slowly carving their way into a new future of solar-powered flight as one embarks on the latest leg of their around-the-world journey in a plane powered only by the sun. After some uncertainty...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016

San Francisco 1st in US to Require Solar Panels on New Buildings

San Francisco 1st in US to Require Solar Panels on New Buildings

San Francisco has become the first major city in the country to require solar panels on new residential and commercial buildings of under 10 stories. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

California Has Nation's Dirtiest Air: Report

California Has Nation's Dirtiest Air: Report

Millions of Californians live in places with dirty air, according to an annual report card issued Wednesday that ranks two major urban areas in the state as the nation's most polluted.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
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By Jessica Glazer

Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen: Guide to Pesticides in Produce

For many shoppers, trips to the grocery store come with the following dilemma:...View gallery

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Monday, Apr 18, 2016
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By Daniel Sircar

Eco-Friendly Gadgets for a Greener Lifestyle

Make your life a little greener with these eco-friendly gadgets that will help...View gallery

  • Solar Panels to Go: Brolar Sun-Powered USB Charger
  • Reduce Bottled Water Waste: Klean Canteen & SOMA Pitcher
  • Cook With the Sun: GoSun Sport Solar Cooker
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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By Patrick Smith, Daniel Sircar

5 Innovative Green Projects From Around the World

Earth Week is a good time to take stock of environmentally friendly advances...View gallery

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Monday, Apr 18, 2016

3 Tips for a Greener Tomorrow

3 Tips for a Greener Tomorrow

You can take three easy steps in your daily life to make tomorrow greener for everyone.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016

Defender of Cambodia's Forests Wins Environmental Prize

Defender of Cambodia's Forests Wins Environmental Prize

The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is "just a game" and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight...

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Warning of 'Imminent' Attack, Britain Raises Threat Level
Warning of 'Imminent' Attack, Britain Raises Threat Level

As investigators hunted for possible accomplices of a suicide bomber, thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast that bathed a pop concert in blood — the...

Newborn Baby Found Behind Danbury Grocery Store
Newborn Baby Found Behind Danbury Grocery Store

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Police ID Three People Killed in Manchester Crash
Police ID Three People Killed in Manchester Crash

Police have identified the three people who were killed in a fiery crash on Center Street in Manchester early Saturday morning, but have not released the names of the driver or front seat passenger.

Missing Man Found Dead in Wallingford: Police
Missing Man Found Dead in Wallingford: Police

The body of a 30-year-old man was found after a 12-hour search of the Tyler Mill Preserve in Wallingford and police said the cause of death appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

State Police Investigating ‘Small Explosion’ in Lab at Somers High
State Police Investigating ‘Small Explosion’ in Lab at Somers High

One student suffered a minor injury in what police called a “small explosion” in the chemistry lab at Somers High School and police said it does not appear to be criminal.

Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Fails to Propel
Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Fails to Propel

Watertown homeowner Bill Nardozzi had two requirements when buying his new lawn mowers: they needed to be self-propelled and sold locally.