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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

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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.

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George H.W. Bush in ICU, Barbara Bush Also Hospitalized

George H.W. Bush in ICU, Barbara Bush Also Hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush is "resting comfortably" in the intensive care unit of Houston Methodist Hospital after undergoing a procedure to address an acute respiratory problem stemming from pneumonia...

Photographer Accidentally Captures Stunning NY Proposal

Photographer Accidentally Captures Stunning NY Proposal

A hobby photographer who stumbled upon and captured an elaborate New York marriage proposal went to the Internet to help him find the happy couple.

Hillary Clinton Would Beat De Blasio for NYC Mayor: Poll

Hillary Clinton Would Beat De Blasio for NYC Mayor: Poll

Hillary Clinton would crush New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in a head-to-head matchup if she ran as an independent, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday.

Report Reveals New Yorkers' Top 5 Gripes to 311 in 2016

Report Reveals New Yorkers' Top 5 Gripes to 311 in 2016

The city that never sleeps is driving its residents up the wall — noise was the main complaint New Yorkers made to 311 last year.

Manning Served 'Tough Prison Sentence': Obama

Manning Served 'Tough Prison Sentence': Obama

President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term Wednesday, arguing in his final White House news conference that the former...

Homegrown Extremists Biggest Threat to NJ, Study Finds

Homegrown Extremists Biggest Threat to NJ, Study Finds

Despite ISIS being an ongoing topic of discussion among U.S. Homeland Security officials, experts say homegrown extremists pose the greatest threat to New Jersey, according to a new study.