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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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,

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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
Minivan Driver Runs Over Child in Brooklyn, Leaves: Video

Minivan Driver Runs Over Child in Brooklyn, Leaves: Video

A child was injured in a hit-and-run in Brooklyn Wednesday, police say, and surveillance video shows the minivan running entirely over the child before taking off. The minivan struck the child at the...

Burned Firefighter Thriving 1 Year After Face Transplant

Burned Firefighter Thriving 1 Year After Face Transplant

The volunteer firefighter who underwent the most extensive face transplant in history last year at a New York City hospital last year can now swim and drive a car.

6-Ton Potato Spotted on Hudson River

6-Ton Potato Spotted on Hudson River

If you happened to see a giant potato being hauled on a barge on the Hudson River Wednesday, your eyes were not deceiving you.

Courteney Cox 'Regrets' Plastic Surgery Procedures

Courteney Cox 'Regrets' Plastic Surgery Procedures

Courteney Cox expressed regret over choices she's made while dealing with the pressures of aging in Hollywood and maintaining her appearance during her recent appearance on "Running Wild with Bear Grylls."

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 159

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 159

The death toll from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy early Wednesday, has reached at least 159, as rescuers raced to pull residents buried beneath debris. The strong tremor hit at...

Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Crashing into Cop Car on LIE

Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Crashing into Cop Car on LIE

A motorcyclist crashed into a police car as the officer was trying to make a U-turn on the Long Island Expressway Wednesday afternoon, and is hospitalized with a serious head injury, officials...