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
NYC Hospital Exposed Workers to Bloody Laundry, Tuberculosis: Feds

NYC Hospital Exposed Workers to Bloody Laundry, Tuberculosis: Feds

A New York City hospital exposed workers to laundry contaminated with blood and other bodily fluids and didn’t follow up with other employees who had treated tuberculosis patients, according to federal...

Ebola Doctor Speaks Out for 1st Time Since Leaving Hospital

Ebola Doctor Speaks Out for 1st Time Since Leaving Hospital

The first and only person to be diagnosed with Ebola in New York City said in his first public comments since his recovery that he is grateful for the care he received and wants to bring attention to the...

Charges Dropped Against 5 Students in Kidnap Sex Assault Case

Charges Dropped Against 5 Students in Kidnap Sex Assault Case

Charges have been dismissed against five students at New Jersey's William Paterson University who had been accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a female student at a dormitory after a grand jury refused...

35 Years After Etan Patz Vanished, Murder Trial Opens in NYC

35 Years After Etan Patz Vanished, Murder Trial Opens in NYC

Thirty-five years after a 6-year-old boy disappeared in Manhattan in a case that shaped the nation's approach to missing children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to...

Victim's Mom Leaves as Gory Images Shown at Aaron Hernandez Trial

Victim's Mom Leaves as Gory Images Shown at Aaron Hernandez Trial

The mother of Odin Lloyd, the man former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing, left the courtroom in tears when prosecutors displayed photographs of her son's body. The graphic images showed

NY Gym Owner Charged With Using Members' Credit Cards

NY Gym Owner Charged With Using Members' Credit Cards

Authorities say the owner of a Long Island gym has been indicted on charges that he stole more than $29,000 in merchandise by using his customers' credit card information.