Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we...

Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Apr 11, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Apr 11, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

Top Stories
SCSU On Alert After 2 Armed Robberies on Campus

SCSU On Alert After 2 Armed Robberies on Campus

Southern Connecticut State University students are on high alert after at least two students were robbed at gunpoint early Friday morning on campus.

Man Thwarts Burglary at Neighbor’s House

Man Thwarts Burglary at Neighbor’s House

A Bristol man stopped a burglary at his neighbor’s house by calling 911 after seeing two suspicious people last night.

2 Elderly People Struck, 1 Killed in Hamden Hit-and-Run

2 Elderly People Struck, 1 Killed in Hamden Hit-and-Run

One of two elderly residents struck in a hit-and-run crash on the 1600 block of Dixwell Avenue in Hamden has died, according to the Hamden police chief.

Furloughed Teen Walks Away From Maximum Security Facility

Furloughed Teen Walks Away From Maximum Security Facility

State and local law enforcement are searching for a 17-year-old who was granted a furlough at a maximum security juvenile facility on Friday and never returned, the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned.

Accused Trooper Killer, Nabbed After 48-Day Manhunt, Due in Court

Accused Trooper Killer, Nabbed After 48-Day Manhunt, Due in Court

Eric Frein, the survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania State Trooper, wounding another and then leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt through the woods surrounding the Pocono Mountains, will...

Newington Schools Step Up Security After Threats

Newington Schools Step Up Security After Threats

Officials have increased security at Newington schools for Halloween after the district received threats from extremists groups following a decision to cancel costume parades at two elementary schools.