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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...

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Rain to Impact Memorial Day Plans
Rain to Impact Memorial Day Plans

NBC Connecticut Meteorologists are forecasting rain to develop early Monday morning and continue into the early afternoon hours.

Bridgeport Kidnapping Ends in Wallingford
Bridgeport Kidnapping Ends in Wallingford

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Towns Cancel Memorial Day Events Amid Rainy Forecast
Towns Cancel Memorial Day Events Amid Rainy Forecast

Multiple towns are changing Memorial Day plans due to rainy weather in the forecast.

Hamden Steps Up Traffic Enforcement With New Initiative
Hamden Steps Up Traffic Enforcement With New Initiative

Hamden police are increasing traffic patrols in key areas as part of a new initiative to make their roads safer, according to the mayor.

Kushner Ties to Russia Questioned as Trump Cites Media 'Lies'
Kushner Ties to Russia Questioned as Trump Cites Media 'Lies'

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance...

Police Seek Car in Connection with Fatal Stratford Shooting
Police Seek Car in Connection with Fatal Stratford Shooting

Stratford police are investigating after deadly shooting on Garibaldi Avenue Saturday night, and are looking to identify a vehicle whose occupants may have been involved.