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

Pizza Delivered in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

Pizza Delivered in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

Take a look at how Doreen's Gourmet Pizza shop took their red sauce and made it into a green business.

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 12, 2012

Officials Commit $10M to Clean Up Chicago River

Officials Commit $10M to Clean Up Chicago River

The money, which comes from a state capital fund, will go toward engineering and design costs for facilities at two treatment plants where water will be disinfected.

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,

Top Stories
Mo'ne Davis Celebrates With JRW in Chicago

Mo'ne Davis Celebrates With JRW in Chicago

Operation Rainbow PUSH Coalition flies in popular Philadelphia pitcher for events celebration Jackie Robinson West's Little League World Series success.

Donor Helps Homeless JRW Family

Donor Helps Homeless JRW Family

Leak & Sons Funeral Home to pay the rent for Jaheim Benton's family for one year.

Lake Forest Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

Lake Forest Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

Arrest warrant issued for man police believe may have fled to Germany.

Driver Cited in O'Hare Bus Crash That Injured 15

Driver Cited in O'Hare Bus Crash That Injured 15

At least 15 people were injured when a shuttle bus crashed on Interstate 190 near O'Hare Airport Friday morning, blocking traffic and forcing some travelers to walk to the airport heading into one of the busiest...

Circle Interchange Renamed After Jane Byrne

Circle Interchange Renamed After Jane Byrne

First and only female Chicago mayor makes rare appearance at Friday ceremony.

Military Kids Introduced to Community Service

Military Kids Introduced to Community Service

Kids Rank is Making A Difference by giving military kids the support they need while their parent or parents are on active duty. As part of their commitment to community service they help out with work on...