Nov 14, 2011

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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
Teen Forced Into Cancer Treatment to Head Home

Teen Forced Into Cancer Treatment to Head Home

A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer against her will has finished that treatment and is expected to be released from the hospital.

Stamford Americares Team Helps Nepal Earthquake Victims

Stamford Americares Team Helps Nepal Earthquake Victims

A Connecticut organization is one of many groups helping victims of a massive earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 2,000 people.

Danbury Teacher Due in Court for Sex Assault Case

Danbury Teacher Due in Court for Sex Assault Case

A 24-year-old science teacher at Danbury High School charged with sexual assault and providing alcohol to a minor is due in Danbury Superior Court Monday.

Police Investigate Report of Remains Found in Norfolk

Police Investigate Report of Remains Found in Norfolk

State police are investigating the report of human remains found near a cemetery in Norfolk.

Boy With Inoperable Brain Tumor Dies

Boy With Inoperable Brain Tumor Dies

Danny Nickerson, a Foxboro, Massachusetts, boy with inoperable brain tumor, has died

Planners Seek Feedback on Improving I-84 in Hartford

Planners Seek Feedback on Improving I-84 in Hartford

Left on and off ramps, narrow shoulders and closely spaced interchanges are some of the reasons many say a stretch of Interstate 84 in Hartford is a highway headache and state officials are inviting residents to...