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,...

Apr 4, 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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Will Rauner, Madigan Be Able to Make a Budget Deal?

Will Rauner, Madigan Be Able to Make a Budget Deal?

Time is running out for Illinois legislators to pass a budget before opening up the possibility of the first state government shutdown in Illinois history.

Scott Darling Brings Stanley Cup to Hometown of Lemont

Scott Darling Brings Stanley Cup to Hometown of Lemont

Lemont native Scott Darling brought the Stanley Cup home Monday afternoon.

Video of Chicago Cops Throwing Ball With Kids Goes Viral

Video of Chicago Cops Throwing Ball With Kids Goes Viral

A cellphone video that captured Chicago police officers playing football with children on the street on the South Side has gone viral.

Trump Addresses Immigration, NBC in City Club Speech

Trump Addresses Immigration, NBC in City Club Speech

Three hundred lucky people snagged tickets to Donald Trump's speech at the City Club of Chicago on Monday, where the billionaire presidential candidate spoke about immigration, among other issues.

Obama Proposes to Expand Overtime For Millions

Obama Proposes to Expand Overtime For Millions

Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are working too many hours...

Officials: 1 Dead, 2 Wounded in Lincoln Square Stabbing

Officials: 1 Dead, 2 Wounded in Lincoln Square Stabbing

Three people were stabbed — one fatally — Monday afternoon in the North Side Lincoln Square neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.