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 get...

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
Officer Questioned in Fatal Hit-and-Run: Sources

Officer Questioned in Fatal Hit-and-Run: Sources

Police have tracked down the SUV they believe to be involved in a hit-and-run that killed a mom and injured her 11-year-old son in Bridgeport earlier this month and are questioning a correction officer...

Baby Found Unresponsive in Plainville Home

Baby Found Unresponsive in Plainville Home

Authorities are investigating after an infant was found unconscious at a Plainville home Wednesday morning and airlifted to the hospital in critical condition, according to police.

Father, Son Dead in Cheshire Murder-Suicide

Father, Son Dead in Cheshire Murder-Suicide

The town of Cheshire is reeling after a local dad shot and killed his son before taking his own life in their home on Cornwall Avenue, according to a police.

"You've Got to Struggle": Delivery Driver Fends Off Attackers

"You've Got to Struggle": Delivery Driver Fends Off Attackers

A pizza delivery driver from Hamden is counting his blessings after fighting off would-be robbers who attacked him and tried to steal his car, and police say he wasn't the only driver targeted last night.

Sony Cancels Christmas Release of "The Interview"

Sony Cancels Christmas Release of "The Interview"

Sony Pictures has canceled the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorists attacks and the largest multiplex chains in North America pulled the film from its screens.

$5K Reward Offered in Search for Hit-and-Run Driver

$5K Reward Offered in Search for Hit-and-Run Driver

A 23-year-old Bethel resident was killed in a hit-and-run just after midnight on Saturday.