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...

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.

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Police Address Dangerous Swatting Trend

Police Address Dangerous Swatting Trend

It's called swatting and police in Connecticut say it's becoming all too common.

Prosecutor: Body Fits Description of Missing Boy

Prosecutor: Body Fits Description of Missing Boy

Jermiah Oliver was born in New Britain, Connecticut and living in Massachusetts when he disappeared in September. Police found a body that matches Jeremiah's description. .

Vandals Strike Camp for Kids in Lyme

Vandals Strike Camp for Kids in Lyme

State police are looking for the person or people who caused thousands of dollars of damage to Camp Claire in Lyme.

Grandma Left Vengeful Note Prior to Murder of Grandsons: AP

Grandma Left Vengeful Note Prior to Murder of Grandsons: AP

A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys’ parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.

Greenwich Hostage Situation Call was a Hoax: Cops

Greenwich Hostage Situation Call was a Hoax: Cops

Greenwich police received an alarming call just before 8 p.m. on Thursday from someone who called 911, claiming to be armed and holding several people hostage at a home on Round Hill Road.

15 Connecticut Stores Affected by Michaels Breach

15 Connecticut Stores Affected by Michaels Breach

On Thursday, Michaels Stores Inc. said around 2.6 million customers credit and debit cards used at its stores might have been affected in a security breach but that it had received "limited" reports of fraud.