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 11, 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 11, 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. After graduation from...

Top Stories
Schools, State Offices Close as Snowstorm Approaches

Schools, State Offices Close as Snowstorm Approaches

Some schools have canceled classes for Wednesday and winter storm warnings have been issued for most of Connecticut, except for New London County, as a storm threatens to bring as much as a footof snow to parts...

Airport Gets Ready for Snowy Holiday Travel

Airport Gets Ready for Snowy Holiday Travel

AAA predicts 3.5 million Americans will take to the skies between Wednesday and Sunday, the same time Old Man Winter plans on dumping its first snow storm across Connecticut.

Tumbling Coach Sexually Assaults Teen: Cops

Tumbling Coach Sexually Assaults Teen: Cops

A tumbling coach in Fairfield is facing charges after sexually assaulting a teen, according to police.

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Communities braced for new protests after violence and acts of civil disobedience broke out in several U.S. cities overnight following a grand jury decision against charging a white police officer, Darren...

Stabbing Reported on Pearl Street in Enfield

Stabbing Reported on Pearl Street in Enfield

Authorities are responding to the report of a stabbing on Pearl Street in Enfield, according to police.

Tanker Crash Causes "Significant" Fuel Spill at Bradley

Tanker Crash Causes "Significant" Fuel Spill at Bradley

More than 50 gallons of airline fuel spilled at Bradley International Airport after a fueling tanker was struck by another vehicle at the gate, according to the Connecticut Airport Authority.