Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

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

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
Motive Unclear in Slaying of Gage Park Family

Motive Unclear in Slaying of Gage Park Family

The deaths of six family members whose bodies were found inside a Southwest Side Chicago home Thursday have been declared homicides, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Chicago Archdiocese Set for Major Reorganization

Chicago Archdiocese Set for Major Reorganization

Archbishop Blasé Cupich is embarking on a major reorganization in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Brother Gives First Interview

'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Brother Gives First Interview

Earl Avery, one of the brothers “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery has publicly accused of committing the murder he is currently serving a life sentence for, has finally addressed the claims against him.

Phish Will Hit Wrigley Field This Season for Pair of Concerts

Phish Will Hit Wrigley Field This Season for Pair of Concerts

Wrigley Field will play host to yet another set of concerts later this year, as Phish will take up residence for two summer concerts at the historic venue.

3 Dead, Many Trapped After Strong Quake Rocks Taiwan

3 Dead, Many Trapped After Strong Quake Rocks Taiwan

Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday...

McDonald's New Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

McDonald's New Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

McDonald’s has put a lot of marketing dollars behind revamping their image to become a “healthy” fast food option, but one of their newest “simple” and “fresh” options for clean-eaters will do more damage than a...