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
Police Seek Driver in Newington Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police Seek Driver in Newington Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police are seeking the driver of a car involved in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a 51-year-old New Britain woman on Friday night in Newington and possibly another crash in town.

One Dead, Two Hospitalized After Middletown Fire

One Dead, Two Hospitalized After Middletown Fire

One woman has died and another is in the hospital after an early morning house fire Middletown.

State Rep Apologizes for DUI Arrest

State Rep Apologizes for DUI Arrest

A state representative released a statement apologizing Saturday after he said he was arrested early Saturday morning on drunken driving charges in Windsor Locks.

Near-Record Cold Moves In, Snow Expected Sunday

Near-Record Cold Moves In, Snow Expected Sunday

Saturday brings near-record cold to most of the state and snow is expected Sunday evening that could bring up to 6 inches to the state.

Union Outraged Over Reassignment of State Police Spokesman

Union Outraged Over Reassignment of State Police Spokesman

The Connecticut State Police Captains and Lieutenants Union released a statement expressing outrage that longtime state police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance has been reassigned to join the State Police Traffic...

8 Displaced After House Fire

8 Displaced After House Fire

Two families are displaced after a fire at a Waterbury home Saturday afternoon.