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 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
Double Shooting in Hartford Ruled a Homicide

Double Shooting in Hartford Ruled a Homicide

Hartford police are investigating after two men were shot early Saturday.

20-Year-Old Charged in Willimantic Stabbing

20-Year-Old Charged in Willimantic Stabbing

A 20-year-old Wilimantic man is facing charges after stabbing and seriously wounding another man at his home on Church Street Friday afternoon, according to police.

Pedestrian Struck at Routes 4 and 272 in Torrington

Pedestrian Struck at Routes 4 and 272 in Torrington

Route 4 is closed at Route 272 in Torrington after a pedestrian was hit by a car outside Scarpelli's Restaurant on Friday evening.

Shooting, Police Chase Stalls Trains, Highway in Norwalk

Shooting, Police Chase Stalls Trains, Highway in Norwalk

Metro-North cut power to the New Haven Line in Norwalk after police chased people wanted in connection with a shooting in Stamford and followed one onto the tracks Friday night.

20-Year-Old Old Saybrook Resident Hit and Killed After UConn Game

20-Year-Old Old Saybrook Resident Hit and Killed After UConn Game

A 20-year-old from Old Saybrook has died and his 19-year-old friend is in the hospital after the young men were struck by a car while crossing a highway in New Jersey after attending the UConn game Thursday...

Retailers Extend Hours During Holiday Rush

Retailers Extend Hours During Holiday Rush

With just a few days left to finish up your holiday shopping, retailers are staying open around the clock to make sure you get everything you need.