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Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 05:16 PM EDT

Buckle Up! Target Brings Back Car Seat Trade-In Event

Buckle Up! Target Brings Back Car Seat Trade-In Event

In honor of Earth Month, Target is giving car seat recycling a boost with the return of its popular trade-in event. Need to update your growing child's old car seat for a new size or just looking to get rid of...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 08:17 AM EDT

Climate Change Delays Move of National Aquarium Dolphins

Climate Change Delays Move of National Aquarium Dolphins

An aquarium in Maryland has been looking to build a refuge in the tropics for its captive dolphins. But it's having trouble finding the right location because of pollution and warming waters from climate...

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 11:15 AM EDT

DC Heads to 100% Renewable Energy, a Symbolic Move for the Country

DC Heads to 100% Renewable Energy, a Symbolic Move for the Country

As the Trump administration moves to dismantle federal laws to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Washington D.C. is working to bring renewable energy to the White House and the rest of the city. Under a law...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 08:39 AM EDT

Pollen Problems: How Climate Change Supersizes Allergy Season

Pollen Problems: How Climate Change Supersizes Allergy Season

Climate change is changing pollen production patterns and impacting everyone with seasonal allergies. Take a deeper look at the problem and see what you can do to help fight off the coughing and sneezing.

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 06:22 PM EDT

For Some Millennials, Climate Change Clock Ticks Louder Than Biological One

For Some Millennials, Climate Change Clock Ticks Louder Than Biological One

The government reported last year that U.S. birth rates had hit a 30-year low, attributed partly to millennials who felt they were under economic duress. But climate concern also appears to be surging, NBC News...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 05:47 PM EDT

Waikiki Flood Concerns Spur Push for Hawaii Shore Protection

Waikiki Flood Concerns Spur Push for Hawaii Shore Protection

Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets. Predicting Honolulu will start experiencing...

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 02:24 PM EDT

Bieber, Ariana Grande Join Lil Dicky for Earth Day Video

Bieber, Ariana Grande Join Lil Dicky for Earth Day Video

Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Leonardo DiCaprio have joined rapper-comedian Lil Dicky on a new song and video aimed at bringing awareness to climate change and Earth Day, which is Monday. Dicky released the...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 01:40 PM EDT

Jason Momoa Shaves Signature Beard to Promote Recycling

Jason Momoa Shaves Signature Beard to Promote Recycling

"Aquaman" is clean-shaven. Actor Jason Momoa on Wednesday released a video in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling. He started by saying farewell to his "Game of...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 06:31 AM EDT

Wild Bee Species Critical to Pollination On the Decline in New England

Wild Bee Species Critical to Pollination On the Decline in New England

More than a dozen wild bee species critical to pollinizing everything from blueberries to apples in New England are on the decline, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of New Hampshire...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 07:21 AM EDT

Earth, Meet Polo: Ralph Lauren Unveils Plastic Bottle Shirt

Earth, Meet Polo: Ralph Lauren Unveils Plastic Bottle Shirt

Earth, meet Polo. Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water. David Lauren, the youngest...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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