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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

In a classroom in Dallas, Texas, a teacher tells her students that climate change is a natural phenomenon. Meanwhile her counterpart in Queens, New York, presents evidence to the contrary.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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,

Wednesday, Apr 4, 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...

Top Stories
Officials ID Man Swept Off Sandbar in Milford
Officials ID Man Swept Off Sandbar in Milford

A 28-year-old man who went missing after a wave swept him off a sandbar and into Long Island Sound in Milford Friday is presumed dead.

Flames Break out at Vacant Home in Hartford Overnight
Flames Break out at Vacant Home in Hartford Overnight

Investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire in a vacant Hartford home early Saturday morning.

Vandals Topple Headstones at Jewish Cemetery in Hartford
Vandals Topple Headstones at Jewish Cemetery in Hartford

Vandals struck at a Jewish cemetery in the North End of Hartford and caused several thousand dollars worth of damage.

90 Taken to Hospital After Chance the Rapper Concert
90 Taken to Hospital After Chance the Rapper Concert

Police in Connecticut made 50 underage drinking referrals and medical staff transported over 90 patients to hospitals, many for severe intoxication, during a Chance the Rapper concert at the Xfinity Theatre...

Trump Helps Commission $12.9 Billion Aircraft Carrier
Trump Helps Commission $12.9 Billion Aircraft Carrier

President Donald Trump helped commission the USS Gerald R. Ford on Saturday and declared that the most advanced aircraft carrier to join the Navy will cause America's enemies to "shake with fear" whenever...

Neighbors Concerned About Potential Lake Compounce Expansion
Neighbors Concerned About Potential Lake Compounce Expansion

Neighbors are concerned by what Lake Compounce is planning to do with the land south of the park in Southington.