Nov 14, 2011

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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 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...

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
Lacey Spears Guilty of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

Lacey Spears Guilty of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

Lacey Spears, the Kentucky woman who authorities say force-fed her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube and reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, has been found guilty of murder in the...

Temperatures Rise, More Snow Is on Its Way

Temperatures Rise, More Snow Is on Its Way

Rising temperatures turned snow from Sunday's wintry storm to slush on the region's roads and sidewalks, and the muck welling up near curbs and sewers created messy travel for drivers and pedestrians across the...

4 Accused of Kidnapping 13-Year-Old Girls in Prostitution Scheme

4 Accused of Kidnapping 13-Year-Old Girls in Prostitution Scheme

Four Brooklyn residents face charges in connection with the 2014 kidnapping of two 13-year-old girls they allegedly hoped to lure into prostitution, authorities say.

Homicides, Shootings Up in NYC, Police Chief Blames Pot: NYPD

Homicides, Shootings Up in NYC, Police Chief Blames Pot: NYPD

Homicides and shootings are up in New York City this year, NYPD officials announced Monday, and authorities say many of them are related to marijuana deals.

WATCH: Man Tapes Mentos on Body, Bathes in Coke

WATCH: Man Tapes Mentos on Body, Bathes in Coke

Well known YouTube user Hajime taped Mentos candies all over his body and jumped into a tub full of Coke Zero.

NJ Man Burns Half of His Body in Gas Explosion: Authorities

NJ Man Burns Half of His Body in Gas Explosion: Authorities

A 47-year-old sustained a concussion and burns to 40 to 50 percent of his body in a natural gas explosion that rocked his Jersey Shore home, the second such blast to hit an Ocean County town in less than a week....