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,

Apr 11, 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...

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5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

FBI: Chicago Man Threatened Beheadings at SIU

FBI: Chicago Man Threatened Beheadings at SIU

Federal investigators say a Chicago man accused of mailing threats of rapes, killings, bombings and beheadings at a Southern Illinois University campus he attended brought himself to authorities' attention.

2 Illinois Women Sue Victoria’s Secret

2 Illinois Women Sue Victoria’s Secret

Two south suburban shoppers are seeking $100,000 in damages from Victoria’s Secret in Orland Park, after they were falsely accused of stealing merchandise, according to a lawsuit filed in Cook County...

Defense Wraps Case in Brutal Joliet Slayings Trial

Defense Wraps Case in Brutal Joliet Slayings Trial

The bench trial for the alleged "ringleader" of a gruesome 2013 double murder in Joliet is expected to wrap this week.

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency failed in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered...

Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

Delivering a lethal dose of insulin, remotely stopping a pacemaker or even administering a deadly shock through a defibrillator are all real possibilities in the world of medical cybercrime, NBC 5...