Apr 15, 2011

Put Your Trash to Good Re-Use

Put Your Trash to Good Re-Use

This Earth Week, we've partnered with TerraCycle to turn your trash into affordable, eco-friendly products.

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Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Pledge how many lights you'll shut off for a chance to win an energy-efficient smart TV or a Green is Universal prize pack during Earth Week.

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After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

For the last year and a half, there has been all manners of weather, from a bone-chilling deep freeze to searing heat, drought and fire. NBC’s Ann Curry traveled to far corners of the planet searching...

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Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

A new massive report on global warming says dangers will worsen as the climate changes.

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Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma

Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma

A hydroelectric dam building boom in the Pacific Northwest in the past century drove dozens of salmon runs to extinction and has cost taxpayers billions of dollars to try to save the fish that remain.

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Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in...

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2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

Buried thousands of feet under Summit, the highest point on Greenland's ice sheet, is a soil born before humans walked the earth. The 2.7-million-year-old silt is a remnant of the verdant tundra that...

Apr 17, 2014

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is seeking to bring the spotlight back on climate change with a new documentary series.

Apr 17, 2014

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

The world's arid areas — deserts filled with scrubby vegetation and sand — are absorbing more of the carbon dioxide that's being emitted into the atmosphere than expected, a new study shows.

Apr 17, 2014

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

International efforts to combat global warming are so broken that it's come to this: hoovering massive amounts of carbon dioxide out of the sky. A body of scientists convened under the auspices of the...

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Large Fire Damages Tobacco Barn, 5 Houses

Large Fire Damages Tobacco Barn, 5 Houses

The East Windsor Fire Department and firefighters from several nearby communities has been battling a large fire that has damaged a tobacco shed and nearby mobile homes and displaced five families.

Car Rolls Over on Prospect Street on the Hamden-New Haven Line

Car Rolls Over on Prospect Street on the Hamden-New Haven Line

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15 Connecticut Stores Affected by Michael’s Breach

15 Connecticut Stores Affected by Michael’s Breach

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Silver Alert Issued for Missing Elderly Hartford Man

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Elderly Hartford Man

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Police: No Hostages Found in Greenwich Home

Police: No Hostages Found in Greenwich Home

Police are at a home in Greewich after reports of a possible hostage situation.