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 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...

Apr 4, 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
Child Faked Kidnapping Attempt in Vernon: Police

Child Faked Kidnapping Attempt in Vernon: Police

The elementary school student who told police and his parents a strange man had grabbed and tried to kidnap him while he was walking home from school Tuesday fabricated the story, according to police.

Thunderstorms Move Through State

Thunderstorms Move Through State

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are moving east across the state, but the threat of severe storms has passed and all warnings and watches have been canceled.

Man Dies After Jumping in Front of Metro-North Train

Man Dies After Jumping in Front of Metro-North Train

A middle-aged man has died after jumping in front of a Metro-North train near the Fairfield Metro station late Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Man Shot in Back at Mr. Sparkle Car Wash in Hartford

Man Shot in Back at Mr. Sparkle Car Wash in Hartford

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the back at a Hartford car wash Wednesday afternoon.

Fire Forces 2 Families From Manchester Home

Fire Forces 2 Families From Manchester Home

Two women and two children are without a home after flames ripped through their three-story house on Park Street in Manchester on Wednesday afternoon, according to the fire department.

East Hartford Officer Settles With Town

East Hartford Officer Settles With Town

An East Hartford officer is cleared after a mother accused him of assaulting her 12-year-old son.