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
2 Arrested in 2012 Assault on Trinity Student

2 Arrested in 2012 Assault on Trinity Student

Hartford police have arrested two people tied to the 2012 assault of a Trinity College student who was attacked while walking home from a party near campus.

State Police Spokesman Lt. Paul Vance Reassigned

State Police Spokesman Lt. Paul Vance Reassigned

State police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance, who has served as public information officer for the past 16 years, has been reassigned to the department traffic division, according to a spokesperson for the...

Officer Dragged While Trying to Help Suicidal Man: Cops

Officer Dragged While Trying to Help Suicidal Man: Cops

A New Canaan officer was taken to the hospital Thursday night after he was dragged 35 feet while trying to help a driver who was reported to be suicidal, according to police.

February on Track to Become Coldest Month on Record

February on Track to Become Coldest Month on Record

February is on track to become the coldest month on record in Connecticut.

Winter Takes Major Toll on Seafood Industry

Winter Takes Major Toll on Seafood Industry

Commercial fishermen in Connecticut say this is the worst winter for the state's shellfish industry in at least 35 years.

Police Uncover Tobacco Violations at Bristol Stores

Police Uncover Tobacco Violations at Bristol Stores

Bristol police have uncovered tobacco violations – including the sale of individual cigarettes and untaxed cigarettes – at four convenience stores in the city.