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
Woman Sentenced in Prince George's Co. Renting Scam

Woman Sentenced in Prince George's Co. Renting Scam

A Prince George's County woman will spend six months in prison for renting out foreclosed homes she didn't own.

Woody Woodson Needs New Leg to Play Drums Again

Woody Woodson Needs New Leg to Play Drums Again

A native Washingtonian who played drums for some of the greatest singers in history needs a prosthetic leg to play the way he used to play.

'Sexting' Teen Given One Year Probation

'Sexting' Teen Given One Year Probation

A Northern Virginia boy who was accused of child pornography charges for sexting his then-girlfriend was given one year of probation Friday. The judge's ruling puts off for one year any declaration of guilt...

Major Road Closures in D.C. Next Week

Major Road Closures in D.C. Next Week

A massive four-day summit is kicking off next week in D.C., which means that getting around will be extra-complicated as international leaders come to town.

Former MetroAccess Driver Found Guilty of Sexual Offense

Former MetroAccess Driver Found Guilty of Sexual Offense

A former MetroAccess driver has been found guilty of a second-degree sexual offense.

Stay Sought in Ruling on Va. Gay-Marriage Ban

Stay Sought in Ruling on Va. Gay-Marriage Ban

A county court clerk in northern Virginia is seeking to delay a federal appeals court ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.