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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

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Welcome to Green Week

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...

Wednesday, 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
Sandy Hook School Opening to Public, 4 Years After Shooting

Sandy Hook School Opening to Public, 4 Years After Shooting

The public will get its first glimpse of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School built to replace the building where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred in December 2012.

Breaks of Sunshine This Afternoon, 90 Degrees Possible

Breaks of Sunshine This Afternoon, 90 Degrees Possible

The longest heat wave in 10 years will likely end today, though it's possible that some inland location sneak to 90 degrees once again.

Bloomfield Road Closed After Fatal Crash

Bloomfield Road Closed After Fatal Crash

One person was killed when a vehicle hit a utility pole in Bloomfield this morning, according to police.

Pet Adoption Won't Change Your Lifestyle

Pet Adoption Won't Change Your Lifestyle

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

Clinton, Kaine Hold Post-DNC Rally in Philadelphia

Clinton, Kaine Hold Post-DNC Rally in Philadelphia

After formally accepting her party's nomination for president at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, Hillary Clinton is set to embark on a bus tour through two Rust Belt battlegrounds, Ohio...

Berlin Man Driving Scooter Struck, Killed in New Britain

Berlin Man Driving Scooter Struck, Killed in New Britain

A 56-year-old Berlin man is dead after a driver hit his scooter in New Britain on Thursday night.