The global wildlife trade is huge and dangerous to many animals, but tough to track. Economics might offer some answers.
Electric vehicle buyers are younger and more affluent than drivers who purchase comparable gas-powered models.
A lawsuit filed by residents of a Chinese town against a chemical plant is a test of the central government's resolve to tackle pollution.
Managers of institutional funds from California, Texas and North Carolina have very different views on global warming.
Unrest is brewing among Assam's so-called Tea Tribes as changing weather patterns upset the economics of the industry.
BNSF is currently the largest entity in Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. Is there a lot of pressure when you report to Warren Buffett?
Experts say the East Coast's plentiful water could cost cents per gallon to Californians and provide a stable, potable water supply.
The New York metropolitan area gobbles up more energy than any other major city in the world, according to new research.
After a powerful earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, a rescue mission is underway on the slopes of the world's highest peak. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.
Challenges have bedeviled some of California water conservation efforts, and experts expect uneven levels of compliance and success.
Years of overfishing, boating and environmental degradation are causing coral reefs to disappear, and scientists say that's a huge danger around the world.
If oceans were considered a country, their worth would outshine the likes of Russia and Brazil's economies, according to a new report.
City air pollution could hurt your brain, Harvard researchers suggested Thursday.
As California faces a historic drought, more residents are looking to graywater treatment as a solution to reduce water usage.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has won a competition to desalinate unusable water and make it drinkable for humans and crops.
Think twice before you litter in Hong Kong, which has resorted to naming and shaming in an effort to clean up the city on Global Earth day.
As Earth Day grows, environmental experts have become concerned about a growing list of issues including the use of antibiotics and nuclear weapons. NBCNews reports.
With locally-grown produce accounting for less than 10 percent of Singapore's vegetable needs, the Southeast Asian country is leveraging on technology to change that. CNBC's Bernie Lo reports.
Oklahoma's earthquakes are racking up millions of dollars in damages and unleashing a political and financial maelstrom.
Some have challenged Obama's auto-emission rules on economic grounds but guess what? They actually HELP the economy, says this former EPA director.