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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

In a classroom in Dallas, Texas, a teacher tells her students that climate change is a natural phenomenon. Meanwhile her counterpart in Queens, New York, presents evidence to the contrary.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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,

Wednesday, 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...

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Police Name UK Concert Bomber, Search for Accomplices
Police Name UK Concert Bomber, Search for Accomplices

Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still...

Police ID Three People Killed in Manchester Crash
Police ID Three People Killed in Manchester Crash

Police have identified the three people who were killed in a fiery crash on Center Street in Manchester early Saturday morning, but have not released the name of the driver or front seat passenger.

Missing Man Found Dead: Police
Missing Man Found Dead: Police

Police said they have found a 30-year-old man who was reported missing in Wallingford and he is dead with what appears to have a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

State Police Investigating ‘Small Explosion’ in Lab at Somers High
State Police Investigating ‘Small Explosion’ in Lab at Somers High

One student suffered a minor injury in what police called a “small explosion” in the chemistry lab at Somers High School and police said it does not appear to be criminal.

2 Dogs Killed in Coyote Attack in Wallingford
2 Dogs Killed in Coyote Attack in Wallingford

Two dogs are dead after a coyote attack in Wallingford on Monday night.

Police Investigate Death of Victim Found at Cemetery in New London
Police Investigate Death of Victim Found at Cemetery in New London

A person was found dead behind a storage facility at Cedar Grove Cemetery in New London Tuesday morning and police are investigating the case as an untimely death.