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Welcome to Green Week

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...

Wednesday, 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
Video: Man Jumps Out of Moving Ambulance on Beltway

Video: Man Jumps Out of Moving Ambulance on Beltway

A man jumped out of an ambulance, tumbling directly in front of oncoming traffic during peak rush hour on the Capital Beltway, police say.

Va. Woman Shoots Down Drone Near Robert Duvall's Home

Va. Woman Shoots Down Drone Near Robert Duvall's Home

A Virginia woman says she shot down a drone after she spotted the device flying over her famous next door neighbor Robert Duvall's house and it veered onto her land.

Re-Imagine National Monuments Through Virtual Reality

Re-Imagine National Monuments Through Virtual Reality

All day Saturday, CyArk will give visitors a one-of-a-kind view of Mount Rushmore as part of the National Park Service's 100th anniversary celebration on the National Mall.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Worker Has Hepatitis A, Officials Say

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Worker Has Hepatitis A, Officials Say

An employee at a Tropical Smoothie Café location in Virginia has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A after the virus was linked to frozen strawberries used at the stores, the Virginia Department of Health said...

Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Voicemail

Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Voicemail

Maine Gov. Paul LePage issued a partial apology on Friday after unleashing an obscene tirade on a state legislator, leaving him an expletive-laden and threatening message and telling reporters he wished it were...

2 Life Terms for Ex-Lawyer in Torture of Va. Couple

2 Life Terms for Ex-Lawyer in Torture of Va. Couple

A former military lawyer convicted of torturing a Virginia couple during a home invasion was sentenced Friday to two life terms plus 98 years.