Apr 18, 2014

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the...

Apr 18, 2014

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

Buried thousands of feet under Summit, the highest point on Greenland's ice sheet, is a soil born before humans walked the earth. The 2.7-million-year-old silt is a remnant of the verdant tundra that covered...

Apr 22, 2014

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Scientists have discovered a planet called Kepler-186f that is 490 light-years away and could sustain life, NASA said in a report this week.

Apr 17, 2014

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is seeking to bring the spotlight back on climate change with a new documentary series.

Apr 17, 2014

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

The world's arid areas — deserts filled with scrubby vegetation and sand — are absorbing more of the carbon dioxide that's being emitted into the atmosphere than expected, a new study shows.

Apr 17, 2014

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

International efforts to combat global warming are so broken that it's come to this: hoovering massive amounts of carbon dioxide out of the sky. A body of scientists convened under the auspices of the...

Apr 15, 2014

NBC Connecticut 2014 Shred It Event

NBC Connecticut 2014 Shred It Event

Join NBC Connecticut and Comcast on Saturday, April 26 for our Shred It event at Westfarms Mall.

Apr 17, 2014

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

There is a disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is actually being done to attain them, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a new report Sunday.

Apr 19, 2014

NBC Connecticut 2014 Electronics Recycling Drive

NBC Connecticut 2014 Electronics Recycling Drive

You can get rid of your unwanted electronics during the event at United Bank in Bristol on April 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Apr 24, 2013

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New battery packs could help return power to the electrical grid. KGW's Keely Chalmers reports.

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Wind Chills Near 30 Below Zero This Weekend

Wind Chills Near 30 Below Zero This Weekend

The coldest blast of Arctic air this season will set in on Saturday and last through Sunday, when temperatures will plunge below zero and wind chills will be near 30 below zero.

2 Teen Girls Killed in Shooting at Ariz. High School

2 Teen Girls Killed in Shooting at Ariz. High School

Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as worried parents crowded stores nearby to await word on...

Car Crashes Into Groton Job Lot

Car Crashes Into Groton Job Lot

A car crashed into the Ocean State Job Lot in Groton on Friday afternoon and two people who were inside the store when it happened suffered some minor injuries.

CT Family of Missing Airman Appeals for Help

CT Family of Missing Airman Appeals for Help

The Connecticut family members of a missing airman from Dover Air Force Base who was last seen on Super Bowl Sunday are appealing for help to find him.

Presidential Contenders Fight for Minority Voters in SC

Presidential Contenders Fight for Minority Voters in SC

Presidential candidates in both parties battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters Friday as the race shifted toward states with more minority voters. Republicans crisscrossed South Carolina...

Police Investigating Homicide in Bridgeport

Police Investigating Homicide in Bridgeport

A Bridgeport man who was shot several times on Thursday night is dead and police are investigating his death as a homicide.