Apr 22, 2013

Celebrate the Planet with Earth Day Deals

Celebrate the Planet with Earth Day Deals

Earth Day is here and there is no shortage of opportunities to do something nice for the planet. The Environmental Protection Agency published a list of events that are taking place across the country to...

Apr 23, 2013

It's Easy Being Green: Five Ways You Can Help the Environment

It's Easy Being Green: Five Ways You Can Help the Environment

Here are five simple, painless things you can do to make your life greener, and maybe even a little better. Turn off your computer. According to the Department of Energy, if you're walking away from your...

Apr 24, 2013

Obama Turns Inward to Advance Environmental Agenda

Obama Turns Inward to Advance Environmental Agenda

President Barack Obama’s new environmental strategy doesn’t require him to take his case to lawmakers, or the public, for that matter. This time, he’s working behind the scenes to deal with climate change. As...

Apr 22, 2013

Earth Day Pioneer Looks Back on 4 Decades of Environmentalism

Earth Day Pioneer Looks Back on 4 Decades of Environmentalism

Denis Hayes dropped out of Harvard's Kennedy School in 1970 to help organize the first Earth Day—an event that mobilized more than 20 million Americans and helped pave the way for the establishment of the...

Apr 15, 2013

High Lead Levels in the Home

High Lead Levels in the Home

Parents of 6-year-old Brooklyn Schneiderman were shocked to learn that the source of their young daughter's lead poisoning was her favorite toy: lip gloss. Lead can be found in many areas of the home, including...

Apr 14, 2013

Puerto Rico Protects Premier Turtle Nesting Site

Puerto Rico Protects Premier Turtle Nesting Site

Puerto Rico's governor signed a law on Saturday to protect a 2,900-acre section of land along the island's northeast coast that is a top U.S. nesting site for the world's largest turtle species, The...

Apr 10, 2013

Climate Change Could Hurt Winemaking, Wildlife

Climate Change Could Hurt Winemaking, Wildlife

Climate change could dampen spirits. Literally. That's according to a new worldwide analysis of global warming on wine production, which appeared this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy...

Apr 8, 2013

Global Warming Could Make for Bumpier Flights

Global Warming Could Make for Bumpier Flights

Don't expect that "fasten seatbelt" sign to disappear from planes anytime soon.

Apr 7, 2013

Texas Provides Clues of Climate Change Impacts

Texas Provides Clues of Climate Change Impacts

What happens when the impacts of climate change are felt? Just look at Texas.

Aug 12, 2013

Team Digs in Antarctica to Predict the Future of the Climate

Team Digs in Antarctica to Predict the Future of the Climate

Nancy Bertler and her team drilled out hundreds of ice cores a half mile thick.

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SCSU On Alert After 2 Armed Robberies on Campus

SCSU On Alert After 2 Armed Robberies on Campus

Southern Connecticut State University students are on high alert after at least two students were robbed at gunpoint early Friday morning on campus.

2 Elderly People Struck, 1 Killed in Hamden Hit-and-Run

2 Elderly People Struck, 1 Killed in Hamden Hit-and-Run

One of two elderly residents struck in a hit-and-run crash on the 1600 block of Dixwell Avenue in Hamden has died, according to the Hamden police chief.

Furloughed Teen Walks Away From Maximum Security Facility

Furloughed Teen Walks Away From Maximum Security Facility

State and local law enforcement are searching for a 17-year-old who was granted a furlough at a maximum security juvenile facility on Friday and never returned, the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned.

Tactic Pushing Voter Turnout Irks Voters

Tactic Pushing Voter Turnout Irks Voters

With the latest Quinnipiac Poll putting the governor's race at a dead heat, both political parties are putting out all the stops. But some voters say they're going too far.

Accused Trooper Shooter Eric Frein Moved to Pike County Jail Overnight

Accused Trooper Shooter Eric Frein Moved to Pike County Jail Overnight

Authorities moved Eric Frein, who is accused of killing a Pennsylvania State Trooper, wounding another and then going on the run for nearly seven weeks, from his jail cell in the Blooming Grove Barracks to...

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Eric Frein, who became the most wanted man in Pennsylvania when he allegedly gunned down two state troopers in an ambush, has been captured following a nearly two-month manhunt in the woods surrounding the...