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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Police Investigate Death of Baby Girl in Naugatuck

Police Investigate Death of Baby Girl in Naugatuck

Police in Naugatuck spent Tuesday at the scene of the death of a baby, but they do not yet know how the baby died.

New Arrests in Massive Eli Lilly Heist in Connecticut

New Arrests in Massive Eli Lilly Heist in Connecticut

Federal authorities have charged three more Florida men in the theft of about $80 million in prescription drugs from a warehouse in Connecticut in 2010.

2-Month-Old Baby Dies After Alleged Abuse by Father

2-Month-Old Baby Dies After Alleged Abuse by Father

A 2-month-old baby girl allegedly thrown head-first into a bassinet by her father has died about a week after she was taken to the hospital , according to Hartford Police.

Mom Left Kids in Minivan While She Shopped: Cops

Mom Left Kids in Minivan While She Shopped: Cops

A New Britain mother is under arrest, accused of leaving her four young children alone in a minivan while she shopped for cell phones.

"Quiet" Teen Stowaway May Have Been Heading to Africa: Report

"Quiet" Teen Stowaway May Have Been Heading to Africa: Report

A teen stowaway from California who flew to Hawaii tucked into a plane's wheel well may have been trying to reach family in Africa, where his biological mother lives, an NBC affiliate in Hawaii

Emergency Preps Underway in Southbury

Emergency Preps Underway in Southbury

A small transfer switch at a gas station in Southbury could make all the difference when the next big storm hits and takes out all the lights.