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...

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.

Top Stories
Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

A man is in custody after jumping the White House fence on the North Lawn Wednesday evening, the Secret Service confirms.

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Student on Her 1st Day

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Student on Her 1st Day

A substitute teacher in D.C. has been arrested for having sex with a student on her first day at the school, News4's Mark Segraves reports.

Woman Convicted in Shooting Death of Neighbor, Lover

Woman Convicted in Shooting Death of Neighbor, Lover

A woman has been convicted in the 2012 shooting death of her neighbor and lover, who prosecutors say she killed after finding out he was dating someone else.

Police Step Up Search for Evidence in Graham Disappearance

Police Step Up Search for Evidence in Graham Disappearance

Police from across Virginia have stepped up a search in Charlottesville for personal items that could help them solve Hannah Graham's disappearance.

Metro Took 41 Min. to Respond to Cracked Rail

Metro Took 41 Min. to Respond to Cracked Rail

Metro officials are admitting changes are in order after they said it took them more than 40 minutes to respond to a cracked rail at Dupont Circle Metro station last month.

U.S. to Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

U.S. to Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

U.S. authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal...