Green Week - NBC Chicago
Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

In a classroom in Dallas, Texas, a teacher tells her students that climate change is a natural phenomenon. Meanwhile her counterpart in Queens, New York, presents evidence to the contrary.

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.

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Strong New Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico
Strong New Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico

A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together...

1 Arrested in Protest Over Teen Found Dead in Freezer
1 Arrested in Protest Over Teen Found Dead in Freezer

One person was arrested Friday during a protest outside the Rosemont hotel where a woman was found dead inside a freezer earlier this month.

Fire Engulfs Apartment Buildings on Chicago's South Side
Fire Engulfs Apartment Buildings on Chicago's South Side

A massive blaze engulfed two apartment buildings on Chicago’s South Side early Saturday, according to fire officials.

'Despacito' Singer Gathers Puerto Rico Supplies in Chicago
'Despacito' Singer Gathers Puerto Rico Supplies in Chicago

Friday night was more than a concert at the Aragon Ballroom on Chicago's North Side for Puerto Rican rapper and reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee.

LeBron James Calls Trump a 'Bum' Over Steph Curry Comment
LeBron James Calls Trump a 'Bum' Over Steph Curry Comment

NBA star LeBron James called President Donald Trump a "bum" after Trump said Saturday that Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry would not be invited to the White House as part of a championship visit. Trump...

$3.7M Donated to NBC 5-Telemundo Disaster Relief Drive
$3.7M Donated to NBC 5-Telemundo Disaster Relief Drive

Thanks to the generority of so many, the NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago Disaster Relief Drive has collected more than $3.5 million in donations just hours into the drive.