Apr 15, 2011

Put Your Trash to Good Re-Use

Put Your Trash to Good Re-Use

This Earth Week, we've partnered with TerraCycle to turn your trash into affordable, eco-friendly products.

Apr 17, 2014

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

Hollywood Heavyweights Aim Spotlight on Climate Change

As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is seeking to bring the spotlight back on climate change with a new documentary series.

Apr 17, 2014

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

How Deserts Can Help Fight Global Warming

The world's arid areas — deserts filled with scrubby vegetation and sand — are absorbing more of the carbon dioxide that's being emitted into the atmosphere than expected, a new study shows.

Apr 17, 2014

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

Sucking Carbon From Sky May Be Necessary to Cool Planet, UN Says

International efforts to combat global warming are so broken that it's come to this: hoovering massive amounts of carbon dioxide out of the sky. A body of scientists convened under the auspices of the...

Apr 17, 2014

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

U.N. Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising

There is a disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is actually being done to attain them, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a new report Sunday.

Apr 26, 2013

Federal Officers Inspect Packages for Invasive Plant, Animal Species

Federal Officers Inspect Packages for Invasive Plant, Animal Species

Federal officers in Queens inspect packages, making sure the environment stays free of invasive plant and animal species that could harm our local ecosystems. Marc Santia reports.

Apr 26, 2013

Catering Company's Eco-Friendly Truck Helped During Sandy

Catering Company's Eco-Friendly Truck Helped During Sandy

A Manhattan catering company has found that going green is not only good for the environment, it's also good for business. But the real payoff came during Sandy, when the company was able to keep making rounds...

Apr 24, 2013

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New battery packs could help return power to the electrical grid. KGW's Keely Chalmers reports.

Apr 25, 2013

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

With his castoff treasures rattling in the cart, Ben Cowden wheeled back toward his art studio in San Francisco's Recology Recycling Plant to continue work. Joe Rosato Jr. reports on a man who turns others trash...

Apr 23, 2013

First Chevy Volt Electric Car Gets 450 MPG in NJ

First Chevy Volt Electric Car Gets 450 MPG in NJ

The first owner of a Chevrolet Volt says he's getting the equivalent of 450 miles per gallon out of the electric car.

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Woman Tried to Snatch Baby in Stroller on NYC Street: Police

Woman Tried to Snatch Baby in Stroller on NYC Street: Police

Police are looking for a woman who allegedly tried to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon.

Mumps Outbreak at NJ Fraternity House

Mumps Outbreak at NJ Fraternity House

A college campus in northern New Jersey is on alert after eight fraternity brothers were diagnosed with the highly contagious mumps disease.

Police Question Man in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police Question Man in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police say they are questioning a man in connection to a daytime shooting in Brooklyn where a 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus was hit by stray bullets.

K-9 Finds 26 Pounds of Heroin: Police

K-9 Finds 26 Pounds of Heroin: Police

State police have arrested two California men on drug charges after finding more than 26 pounds of heroin in the cab of their tractor-trailer truck.

Cops Seek Suspect in Bodega Clerk Slaying

Cops Seek Suspect in Bodega Clerk Slaying

A 52-year-old worker at a Bushwick bodega was shot to death by a gunman who entered his store early Thursday, authorities say.

25-MPH Slow Zone Coming to Bronx Grand Concourse

25-MPH Slow Zone Coming to Bronx Grand Concourse

The city plans to expand a program that reduces speed limits in certain residential neighborhoods to 13 new areas as it continues its efforts to make streets safer for New Yorkers.