Nov 14, 2011

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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
Fatal Crash Closes Route 15 in Hamden

Fatal Crash Closes Route 15 in Hamden

A fatal crash has closed the northbound lanes of the Wilbur Cross Parkway in Hamden, according to state police.

Medical Office Worker Wrote Herself Fake Prescriptions: Police

Medical Office Worker Wrote Herself Fake Prescriptions: Police

A Westport medical office employee is facing charges after posing as a doctor to write prescriptions of herself, her husband and another woman, who were also arrested following a months-long...

Connecticut Residents Fall Victim to Home Depot Breach

Connecticut Residents Fall Victim to Home Depot Breach

If you’ve shopped at Home Depot recently, keep an eye on your credit card activity, because hackers have begun to rack up fraudulent charges on credit and debit cards stolen during a security breach, the...

New Haven Fire Chief Placed on Paid Leave

New Haven Fire Chief Placed on Paid Leave

An assistant fire chief in New Haven who has found himself at the center of a department investigation has been placed on paid administrative leave.

Former DMV Official Sexually Assaulted Minor for Years: Cops

Former DMV Official Sexually Assaulted Minor for Years: Cops

The former deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles was arrested on Tuesday, accused of sexually assaulting a young victim over a period of several years, according to police.

Coach, Teacher Left Son Home Alone to Work Out: Police

Coach, Teacher Left Son Home Alone to Work Out: Police

Police in Trumbull have arrested the head coach of a high school boys' basketball team, who also teaches fifth grade, after he allegedly left his 4-year-old son home alone while going to the gym to work out.