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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

In a classroom in Dallas, Texas, a teacher tells her students that climate change is a natural phenomenon. Meanwhile her counterpart in Queens, New York, presents evidence to the contrary.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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,

Wednesday, 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...

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Woman Dies After Attack Outside Alexandria Convenience Store
Woman Dies After Attack Outside Alexandria Convenience Store

A woman has died after she was attacked outside a convenience store in Alexandria, Virginia, and a man has been charged, police say.

Spicer Out, Sanders in as Trump's Press Secretary
Spicer Out, Sanders in as Trump's Press Secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned his position Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV.

2 Men Killed After Wrong-Way Driver Collides With Car
2 Men Killed After Wrong-Way Driver Collides With Car

Two men were killed Friday morning after one of the men drove the wrong way along a busy Maryland road, crashing head-on into the other driver.

Woman, 76, Who Beat Boyfriend to Death Pleads Guilty
Woman, 76, Who Beat Boyfriend to Death Pleads Guilty

A 76-year-old woman repeatedly beat her 63-year-old boyfriend with a metal baseball bat over the course of a day and a half, she told police after they found the victim unconscious and bloody in a closet in...

Heat Index Could Reach 109 Degrees Friday
Heat Index Could Reach 109 Degrees Friday

Are you wiping the sweat out of your eyes yet? Blazing heat and humidity will send the heat index soaring in the D.C. area through the weekend.