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
Sex Offender Drove Ice Cream Truck With Teen: Cops

Sex Offender Drove Ice Cream Truck With Teen: Cops

A registered sex offender is facing charges after police say they found him driving an ice cream truck in West Hartford with a 13-year-old in tow.

Staff Member Hurt in Assault at Hartford Halfway House

Staff Member Hurt in Assault at Hartford Halfway House

A staff member at the Community Partners in Action halfway house in Hartford was taken to the hospital following an assault Wednesday evening, according to state police.

Wallingford Man Awarded $4.2 Million for Botched Surgery

Wallingford Man Awarded $4.2 Million for Botched Surgery

A 58-year-old Wallingford resident who lost the use of his shoulder following a medical procedure in 2008 has been awarded $4.2 million, according to a spokesperson for his attorney's office.

Norwich Sex Offender Arrested for Failing to Register Address

Norwich Sex Offender Arrested for Failing to Register Address

A 58-year-old convicted sex offender from Norwich is facing new charges for failing to register his address, according to police.

Shelton Nail Salon Owner Tapped Building's Main Gas Line: Cops

Shelton Nail Salon Owner Tapped Building's Main Gas Line: Cops

The former owner of a Shelton nail salon has been arrested on charges that he illegally tapped a gas line in the basement of the building.

Police Investigating Untimely Death of Baby in Ansonia

Police Investigating Untimely Death of Baby in Ansonia

Police are investigating the untimely death of a 6-week-old baby girl in Ansonia.