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.

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...

Apr 15, 2014

NBC Connecticut 2014 Shred It Event

NBC Connecticut 2014 Shred It Event

Join NBC Connecticut and Comcast on Saturday, April 26 for our Shred It event at Westfarms Mall.

Apr 17, 2014

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

There is a disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is actually being done to attain them, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a new report Sunday.

Apr 2, 2014

NBC Connecticut 2014 Electronics Recycling Drive

NBC Connecticut 2014 Electronics Recycling Drive

Recycle your electronics at the NBC Connecticut Electronics Recycling Drive at United Bank, 4 Riverside Drive in Bristol on April 19.

Apr 17, 2014

NBC Connecticut 2014 Electronics Recycling Drive

NBC Connecticut 2014 Electronics Recycling Drive

You can get rid of your unwanted electronics during the event at United Bank in Bristol on April 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Apr 24, 2013

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New battery packs could help return power to the electrical grid. KGW's Keely Chalmers reports.

Apr 25, 2013

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

With his castoff treasures rattling in the cart, Ben Cowden wheeled back toward his art studio in San Francisco's Recology Recycling Plant to continue work. Joe Rosato Jr. reports on a man who turns others trash...

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Arrest Made in New Haven Teen Murder

Arrest Made in New Haven Teen Murder

New Haven police have arrested an 18-year-old man and charged him with the murder of another teen.

Suspects Sought in Multiple Burglaries Across Naugatuck Valley

Suspects Sought in Multiple Burglaries Across Naugatuck Valley

Police are looking for a couple of burglars after they were caught on camera breaking into a local business.

Greenwich Police Respond to Possible Hostage Situation

Greenwich Police Respond to Possible Hostage Situation

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

Assault Suspect Asked Victim to Use Her Phone: Cops

Assault Suspect Asked Victim to Use Her Phone: Cops

West Haven police have arrested the man accused of seriously assaulting a woman in her own home Wednesday afternoon.

Police Identify Man who Drowned in Lake Wepawaug

Police Identify Man who Drowned in Lake Wepawaug

Police identified the man who drowned in Lake Wepawaug in Orange Saturday.

Man Pulled From Burning Home in West Hartford

Man Pulled From Burning Home in West Hartford

Firefighters responded to 15 Brainard Road around noon. They found the man unconscious in the house and pulled him to safety, according to fire officials.