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
Alderman Admits to Drunken Outburst at Mayor's Office

Alderman Admits to Drunken Outburst at Mayor's Office

The chair of the New Britain Board of Aldermen has stepped down after an alleged drunken outburst at Mayor Erin Stewart's office last week during which he called her vulgar names and told her not to run...

Woman Left Child in 140-Degree Car: Police

Woman Left Child in 140-Degree Car: Police

East Hartford police arrested a woman who is accused of leaving a child in a 140-degree car for hours while she was getting her nails done.

Couple Accused of Leaving 8-Year-Old in Hot Car for 45 Minutes

Couple Accused of Leaving 8-Year-Old in Hot Car for 45 Minutes

A New London couple is facing charges after allegedly leaving an 8-year-old in a hot car in Groton, according to police.

Severe Thunderstorms Bring Wind, Lightning

Severe Thunderstorms Bring Wind, Lightning

Severe thunderstorms brought gusty winds, heavy rain and lots of lightning to parts of northern and central Connecticut, leaving thousands without power around the state.

State Doles Out $6.6M to Boost Struggling Schools

State Doles Out $6.6M to Boost Struggling Schools

The state Bond Commission is handing out more than $6 million to troubled schools in 10 districts around the state.

Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

A judge tentatively ruled against Donald Sterling and in favor of his estranged wife Shelly on Monday, in the trial over whether she had the authority to negotiate a $2 billion deal to sell the Los...