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.

Top Stories
Swatting Case Could Be Connected to Minecraft

Swatting Case Could Be Connected to Minecraft

Police believe a reported shooting in Hamden on Tuesday is another case of swatting and the homeowner thinks it might be retribution from someone who did not get access to his son’s Minecraft-online...

Decomposed Body Found Behind Waterbury Home

Decomposed Body Found Behind Waterbury Home

The decomposed body of a man was found behind a house in Waterbury on Tuesday and police are investigating.

Firefighter Shows Up Drunk at Stranger's Apartment: Police

Firefighter Shows Up Drunk at Stranger's Apartment: Police

Police said 44-year-old Lamont Freeman showed up drunk at a multi-family apartment at 160 Barbour Street while he was off duty around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

LifeStar Responds to Crash on Route 66 in Portland

LifeStar Responds to Crash on Route 66 in Portland

One person was airlifted to the hospital following a crash on Route 66 in Portland, according to police.

West Nile Virus Found in East Haven

West Nile Virus Found in East Haven

Mosquitoes in East Haven have tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to the Department of Public Health. It’s the first time infected mosquitoes have been discovered this year.

Superintendent Controversy Brewing in New London

Superintendent Controversy Brewing in New London

The New London Board of Education planned to sign off on a contract for its new superintendent Monday night, but the meeting was cancelled to give board members more time to review the qualifications of Terrence...