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 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...

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
Local Nepalese Hold Vigil for Quake Victims

Local Nepalese Hold Vigil for Quake Victims

The local Nepalese community came together in West Hartford Sunday to show support for their people, who are recovering after a deadly earthquake rocked the country Saturday.

Girl, 16, Hid in Bedroom During Burglary

Girl, 16, Hid in Bedroom During Burglary

A 16-year-old North Haven resident hid in her bedroom when she heard a burglar in her home and called 911, police said.

Driver Killed in Merritt Parkway Crash

Driver Killed in Merritt Parkway Crash

A driver was killed in one of two crashes on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) Sunday morning while traffic was being diverted off an exit.

Family Displaced After Fire in Prospect

Family Displaced After Fire in Prospect

A family is displaced tonight after fire ripped through their home in Prospect Sunday.

I-95 South Reopens After Crash

I-95 South Reopens After Crash

Interstate 95 south has reopened in Old Lyme after to a serious crash.

Police Dog Helps Officers Make Two Narcotics Arrests

Police Dog Helps Officers Make Two Narcotics Arrests

Two men were arrested on narcotics charges after a police dog detected drugs during a motor vehicle stop in Putnam.