Nov 14, 2011

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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 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. After graduation from...

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Counselor Back to School After "Slasher" Film Controversy

Counselor Back to School After "Slasher" Film Controversy

A middle school guidance counselor in Windsor returned to work today after agreeing to stop making the erotic horror films that prompted school officials to place him on administrative leave earlier this month...

NBC Connecticut to Host Gubernatorial Forum

NBC Connecticut to Host Gubernatorial Forum

Gov. Dannel Malloy, Republican challenger, Tom Foley, and unaffiliated candidate, Joe Visconti have been invited to participate in Thursday's forum, which will air live on NBC Connecticut at 7 p.m. Foley has...

Student Charged in Bristol Central High School Bomb Threat

Student Charged in Bristol Central High School Bomb Threat

Bristol police have arrested a juvenile in connection with a bomb threat at Bristol Central High School on Oct. 9.

Fund Set Up for Kids of Stamford Mom Killed in Crash

Fund Set Up for Kids of Stamford Mom Killed in Crash

A memorial fund has been set up to benefit the two children whose mother died in a Stamford crash Oct. 18.

No Halloween Parades at Newington Schools

No Halloween Parades at Newington Schools

Newington's public schools have eliminated Halloween costume parades this year out of respect for religions that object to the idea, but some parents object to that decision.

Home Burglary Prompts School Lock Out in Farmington

Home Burglary Prompts School Lock Out in Farmington

West District School in Farmington is on "lock out" this afternoon as police investigate a home burglary on Coppermine Road, according to school officials and police.