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.

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Man Gambles Away Grieving Families’ Gravestone Money

Man Gambles Away Grieving Families’ Gravestone Money

A Newington man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from grieving families and never delivering the headstones they ordered and paid for.

Wesleyan Student's Anti-Sex Assault Video Goes Viral

Wesleyan Student's Anti-Sex Assault Video Goes Viral

Women are never “asking for it” – that’s the point one student at Wesleyan University is raising in a viral video designed to spread awareness of sexual assault.

Parents Fume Over Fight at Plainfield Football Game

Parents Fume Over Fight at Plainfield Football Game

Parents are outraged in the wake of a brawl between fans and players at a high school football game in Plainfield on Friday night.

Security Breach May Affect 3 Shoreline Restaurants

Security Breach May Affect 3 Shoreline Restaurants

Credit and debit cards used at three shoreline restaurants between June and August may have been compromised, according to Signature Systems, the point-of-sale vendor for the group.

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed, and helped shed light on how the potentially deadly virus is, and isn't,

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

The first case of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States has been confirmed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday. A spokesperson for Texas Health...