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
Marine Corps Marathon: Road Closures, Metro Schedule

Marine Corps Marathon: Road Closures, Metro Schedule

News4 Traffic Reporter Melissa Mollet lets you know what areas to avoid and how to get around this weekend for the Marine Corps Marathon.

Police Make Arrest in Fatal Gas Station Shooting

Police Make Arrest in Fatal Gas Station Shooting

During the robbery, Rajinder Kumar, 49, of Glen Burnie, was fatally shot. The crime was recorded on surveillance video.

DDOT Staff Member Injured during Snow Plow Event

DDOT Staff Member Injured during Snow Plow Event

DDOT spokesman Reggie Sanders said the woman was struck by a snow plow and has serious injuries to both legs.

Early Voting to Begin at Locations Around DC

Early Voting to Begin at Locations Around DC

Nine neighborhood-based early voting sites open on Saturday. District of Columbia residents will be able to vote from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday

Authorities: Dead Bald Eagle Was Shot

Authorities: Dead Bald Eagle Was Shot

The bird was found Sept. 21 near a yacht club in Pasadena. It died three days later.

Teams Search Park for Relisha Rudd

Teams Search Park for Relisha Rudd

Volunteers are gearing up for a massive search for an 8-year-old D.C. girl who has been missing for seven months.