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. After graduation from...

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Tornado Watch for D.C. Area

Tornado Watch for D.C. Area

Fast-moving thunderstorms brought lightning, hail and strong wind gusts through the D.C. area Monday evening.

Arlington Cemetery Worker Used Govt. Fleet Cards for Personal Vehicle

Arlington Cemetery Worker Used Govt. Fleet Cards for Personal Vehicle

A worker at Arlington National Cemetery has pleaded guilty to theft, acknowledging he unlawfully swiped taxpayer-funded government fleet cards to buy thousands of dollars of gasoline for his personal vehicle.

Dozens of Pieces of Lost WPA Art Found in California

Dozens of Pieces of Lost WPA Art Found in California

Federal agents have recently recovered dozens of lost historic art pieces ordered and funded by the U.S. government during the Great Depression.

Police: Video Didn't Capture Man's Fatal Spine Injury

Police: Video Didn't Capture Man's Fatal Spine Injury

Baltimore police released videos Monday showing the arrest of a man who died after his spine was nearly severed while in police custody, but said they don't yet know what caused that injury.

Man Arrested After Jumping White House Fence

Man Arrested After Jumping White House Fence

The Secret Service has arrested a person for attempting to scale the White House fence.

Navy Yard Building Dedicated and Given New Name

Navy Yard Building Dedicated and Given New Name

A new beginning at the Washington Navy Yard 19 months after a gunman killed 12 people there. A dedication ceremony was held for the building where that tragedy took place. News4's Derrick Ward spoke with some of...