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...

Top Stories
Man Shot Multiple Times in Northeast D.C.

Man Shot Multiple Times in Northeast D.C.

A man is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times in Northeast D.C. early Friday morning.

Va. High School Increases Security Due to Fighting

Va. High School Increases Security Due to Fighting

A Fairfax County, Virginia, high school beefed up security due to a series of recent fistfights.

Petroleum Found in DC Water, Advisory Continues

Petroleum Found in DC Water, Advisory Continues

A water advisory will remain in effect for portions of D.C.'s Shaw and Logan Circle neighborhoods through at least Thursday morning.

Eastbound I-70 Closed After Corn Spills on Road

Eastbound I-70 Closed After Corn Spills on Road

A crash involving two tractor-trailers on Interstate 70 in western Maryland has spilled corn on the roadway, closing the eastbound lanes.

Report Recommends Major Changes to Secret Service

Report Recommends Major Changes to Secret Service

A new report calls for physical changes to the White House and new leadership for the force that protects it after the September fence jumping in which an Iraq war veteran with a knife got far into the...

Michael Phelps' DUI Trial Set Friday in Baltimore

Michael Phelps' DUI Trial Set Friday in Baltimore

Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps is set for trial on drunken driving and other charges.