Green Week - NBC Connecticut
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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Shelter-in-Place Issued in Newington
Shelter-in-Place Issued in Newington

Police have responded to Gilbert Road in Newington and a shelter in place has been ordered for a police incident.

Husband and Wife Injured When Mobile Home Explodes in Clinton
Husband and Wife Injured When Mobile Home Explodes in Clinton

A husband and his wife are at Bridgeport Hospital with severe burns and serious injuries after their mobile home in Clinton exploded this morning.

Red Cross Sending More Help from CT to Florida After Irma
Red Cross Sending More Help from CT to Florida After Irma

The American Red Cross is sending four emergency response vehicles to Florida to provide help after Hurricane Irma struck.

Help Hurricane Maria Survivors; NBC CT/Big Y/Red Cross Drive
Help Hurricane Maria Survivors; NBC CT/Big Y/Red Cross Drive

Together with Big Y and the American Red Cross, NBC is proud to connect you with a way to help. From now until September 23, you can make a monetary donation at any Big Y Supermarket.

Body Found at Collapsed Mexico School Where Girl Is Trapped
Body Found at Collapsed Mexico School Where Girl Is Trapped

A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the ruins of her school stretched into a new day on Thursday, a vigil broadcast across the nation as rescue workers struggled in rain and darkness to pick...

Private Connecticut School Buys Vermont Land for New Campus
Private Connecticut School Buys Vermont Land for New Campus

A private boys' school in Greenwich, Connecticut has purchased a well-known Vermont inn and surrounding property to create a satellite campus.