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 Associated...

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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Snow Will Make for Messy Morning Commute

Snow Will Make for Messy Morning Commute

Sleet and rain will turn to snow overnight, blanketing the state with a few more inches of accumulation and making for messy travel during the morning commute.

Apparent Bad Batch of Gas Strands Drivers in South Windsor

Apparent Bad Batch of Gas Strands Drivers in South Windsor

Drivers who filled their tanks at a particular Valero station in South Windsor founds themselves stranded on the side of the road Wednesday, thanks to an apparent bad batch of gas.

281 Hartford Hospital Patients Exposed to Drug-Resistant E. Coli

281 Hartford Hospital Patients Exposed to Drug-Resistant E. Coli

Some 281 patients who underwent certain endoscopic procedures at Hartford Hospital have been exposed to a drug-resistant form of E. coli over the past year, according to hospital officials.

Barn Roofs Give Way Under Heavy, Wet Snow

Barn Roofs Give Way Under Heavy, Wet Snow

A long winter that has yet to wind down has spread heavy, wet snow across the state, causing roofs to cave in and barns to collapse.

Explosion Reported at Scene of New Haven House Fire

Explosion Reported at Scene of New Haven House Fire

Flames ripped through a two-and-a-half story home on Winthrop Avenue in New Haven, and fire officials said something exploded as the fire spread.

Student Harassed After Questioning Sorority Fundraiser

Student Harassed After Questioning Sorority Fundraiser

A sorority fundraiser at Quinnipiac University has become a hotbed of controversy after a student who found the event advertisement culturally insensitive shared her concerns and became the target of vicious...