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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4 Teen Girls Arrested, 1 Hurt in Fight at Beach

4 Teen Girls Arrested, 1 Hurt in Fight at Beach

Four teenage girls were arrested and a fifth was taken to the hospital following a fight at Norwalk's Calf Pasture Beach on Memorial Day, according to police.

1 Killed in Crash Involving Cop Responding to Emergency Call

1 Killed in Crash Involving Cop Responding to Emergency Call

One person was killed in a crash involving a female police officer on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington on Monday morning, according to police.

1 Hurt in Rollover Crash in Wolcott Neighborhood

1 Hurt in Rollover Crash in Wolcott Neighborhood

One person was hurt when a car rolled over Monday evening on Hunters Ridge in Wolcott, according to police.

Willimantic Resident Holds Would-Be Car Thief at Gunpoint: Cops

Willimantic Resident Holds Would-Be Car Thief at Gunpoint: Cops

Police are crediting a Willimantic resident with helping to catch a would-be car burglar by holding him at gunpoint until officers arrived and arrested the suspected culprit.

Several People Hurt in Waterbury Crash

Several People Hurt in Waterbury Crash

Half a dozen people were hurt in a crash on Prospect Road in Waterbury early Monday evening, according to the fire department.

Route 8 South Reopens in Shelton Following Crash

Route 8 South Reopens in Shelton Following Crash

Route 8 southbound has reopened in Shelton after a crash shut down the highway between exits 14 and 13 on Monday night.