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 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
Man Threatens to Kill 'White People' in Tweet: Police

Man Threatens to Kill 'White People' in Tweet: Police

A Maryland man is custody after police say he threatened to kill residents in the town of La Plata in a social media post.

Manhunt After Pharmacy Robbed at Gunpoint for Drugs

Manhunt After Pharmacy Robbed at Gunpoint for Drugs

A man robbed a Montgomery County pharmacy at gunpoint Thursday morning, getting away with prescription drugs from the pharmacy and causing several nearby schools to shelter in place during an ensuing manhunt.

Va. Police Seek Witnesses in Fatal Hit-And-Run

Va. Police Seek Witnesses in Fatal Hit-And-Run

Alexandria Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed a fatal hit-and-run accident Thursday morning.

3 Charged With Impeding Murder Case to Be Arraigned

3 Charged With Impeding Murder Case to Be Arraigned

Three relatives of a man named as a person of interest in the 1975 slayings of two Maryland sisters will be arraigned in Virginia on charges that they have impeded the investigation.

Judge Orders Clerk Blocking Gay Marriages to Jail

Judge Orders Clerk Blocking Gay Marriages to Jail

A federal judge has ordered a defiant Kentucky clerk to jail on Thursday after she defied the U.S. Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling by refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples, NBC News...

$2.3M in Synthetic Drugs Seized in D.C.

$2.3M in Synthetic Drugs Seized in D.C.

The Metropolitan Police Department arrested two men in the largest seizure of synthetic drugs in D.C. history.