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...

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...

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

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...

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.

Top Stories
New Britain Rock Cats Default on Stadium Lease: Mayor

New Britain Rock Cats Default on Stadium Lease: Mayor

The city of New Britain says the Rock Cats have defaulted on their lease of the stadium amid mounting uncertainty surrounding the future of the team.

2 Shot in New Haven

2 Shot in New Haven

Police are responding to the area of Chapel and Day streets in New Haven after two people were shot Friday night, according to New Haven police spokesman Officer David Hartman.

Firework Sparked Fatal Blaze at Southington Apartment: Warrant

Firework Sparked Fatal Blaze at Southington Apartment: Warrant

The blaze that killed 19-year-old Kristen Milano at her Southington apartment earlier this summer broke out when a lit firecracker was thrown through the window, according to an arrest warrant obtained by...

Minivan Carrying Young Children Slams Into Willington House

Minivan Carrying Young Children Slams Into Willington House

Three adults and three young children narrowly escaped injury when a "fatigued" driver veered off the roadway in Willington late Friday morning and crashed into a home on River Road, according to police.

WCCC Goes Off the Air

WCCC Goes Off the Air

Employees at rock station WCCC said their goodbyes Friday on what was, for many of them, their final day of work.

Couple Steals $19,000 Ring From Mystic Jewelry Store

Couple Steals $19,000 Ring From Mystic Jewelry Store

Police are looking for a man and woman they believe worked together to steal a diamond ring worth more than $19,000 from a jewelry store in Mystic.