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. After graduation from...

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Boy Found Dead on Scaffolding Outside Bronx Building: Police

Boy Found Dead on Scaffolding Outside Bronx Building: Police

Police are investigating the death of a young boy found on top of scaffolding outside a Bronx building Wednesday afternoon.

Fire Rips Through NJ Post Office: Officials

Fire Rips Through NJ Post Office: Officials

Two firefighters were injured fighting a blaze at a New Jersey post office that burned so intensely that it caused part of the building's roof to collapse, officials say.

5 Arrested in BK Gang Assault That Left Man Blind in One Eye

5 Arrested in BK Gang Assault That Left Man Blind in One Eye

Authorities say five men associated with a Williamsburg neighborhood watch group have been indicted on gang assault and other charges in the brutal beating of a 23-year-old Brooklyn man that left him blind in...

Explosive Thrown Into Store, Setting Clerk on Fire

Explosive Thrown Into Store, Setting Clerk on Fire

Police are searching for a man caught on surveillance video throwing a Molotov cocktail into a 24-hour mini-mart in Brooklyn, setting the clerk inside on fire.

Elderly Couple Viciously Assaulted in Queens Home Invasion

Elderly Couple Viciously Assaulted in Queens Home Invasion

An elderly couple was hurt during a violent home invasion in Queens when men posing as maintenance workers got into their home, tied them up and brutally assaulted them, police say.

Pineda Tossed for Pine Tar; Yankees Fall to Red Sox 5-1

Pineda Tossed for Pine Tar; Yankees Fall to Red Sox 5-1

Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the Yankees 5-1 on Wednesday night.