| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I love the meetings of the Westport Electric Car Club, which is really statewide — there were people from all over Connecticut at the recent meeting, held among the vintage vehicles at Dragone Classic Cars.
Leo Cirino, the club's eternally...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Proceeds from Clear Your Clutter Day, an annual Earth Day initiative, at Harford Community College on April 27, were presented to Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna.
| May 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs.
Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Two decades ago, when lawyer Robert Waldman and his family moved to the Annapolis neighborhood of Homewood, there was talk of converting the old railroad right-of-way across from his house into some kind of thruway.
An extra lane to take the traffic...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Happy New Year!
Many folks make resolutions on this day -- to lose weight, exercise more, spend less, get a new job. Major life changes like that can seem pretty daunting. For those thinking they'd like to live greener in 2013, here are a half-dozen...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 2:01 PM
During a quiet morning at his hardware store, owner Jared Littmann strolled down an aisle to chat up a regular customer who was looking at smoke alarms.
"Good to see you. Let me know what you need," Littmann told Ben Derrick, a handyman for Annapolis...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Rachel Armstrong's article published in The Insight, Apopka High's student newspaper, is blunt about the problem she sees with school food:
"The food that is supposedly nutritious-such as salads, sits on the shelves while items such as pizza and chicken...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Summer's coming up quick, and the Southland's craft breweries are preparing a varied slate of new brews to bottle (or can) for your summertime celebrations.
Summer Ale and IPAs
Golden Road Brewing has begun to can a new seasonal beer for the warmer...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
If electric cars are to succeed, they need to be more visible. Only approximately 50,000 were sold nationwide last year, and that means that, everywhere but California, they're still pretty much under the radar. I've long believed that car buyers are...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
What does South Florida nature look like?
For 12-year-old Jordan Hessler, it's a canvas of clouds, the sun, palm trees and a bobbing boat.
His vision is emblazoned on tote bags now for sale at Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs. The boy won a contest...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:38 PM
It was a day of education and fun Saturday at Renfrew Institute’s Earth Celebration Day and Festival of Art.
Now in its 23rd year, about 40 exhibitors and environmental artists set up on the lawn at Renfrew Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. About 500...