Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

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

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.

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.

Thursday, 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.

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,

Top Stories
More Than 50 Shot Across City Memorial Day Weekend

More Than 50 Shot Across City Memorial Day Weekend

Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day after more than 50 people were shot during a violent first two days of the long holiday weekend.

Man Sets Self on Fire at Chicago Street Festival

Man Sets Self on Fire at Chicago Street Festival

A police spokeswoman says two officers were hospitalized after a man set himself and a building on fire during a Chicago street festival.

2 Officers Hurt in Brighton Park Crash

2 Officers Hurt in Brighton Park Crash

Two Chicago police officers were recovering Monday after their squad car was hit by another vehicle on the city’s Southwest Side.

Gorilla Seemed to Protect Boy Who Fell Into Enclosure: Witness

Gorilla Seemed to Protect Boy Who Fell Into Enclosure: Witness

exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo said the ape appeared to be protecting the child before being shot, NBC News reported. "I don't know if the screaming did it or too many people hanging on the edge, if he thought...

Obama to Lay Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Obama to Lay Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

President Barack Obama is set to participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day. The president will honor service members who lost their lives by laying...

5 Hurt, Including 3 Children, in Portage Park Wreck

5 Hurt, Including 3 Children, in Portage Park Wreck

Authorities say a 24-year-old woman was drunk when she crashed a car early Monday in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, injuring herself and four passengers, including three children.