World leaders have wrapped up a G-7 summit in Germany, with a stronger stance on climate change, among a wide range of issues. CNBC's Carolin Roth reports.
Group of Seven leaders meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece's debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine.
The EPA said in a Thursday report that it found no evidence fracking has a "widespread" impact on drinking water.
Despite extreme drought conditions causing restrictions in California, water itself isn't so expensive in the Golden State.
Contrary to expectations, California's water bills haven't gone up as the drought continues. Here's why.
Lower commodity prices have made recycling unprofitable, Waste Management CEO David Steiner tells CNBC.
Despite strict water restrictions, California's water parks are still wet, fairways are still green and showering at hotels is still possible.
Federal analysis projects that coal production, as well as carbon emissions, will drop significantly under proposed regulations.
Yes, companies need to do more on climate change. But, here's what they need first, according to leaders from the International Chamber of Commerce.
A new sonar system is inspired by one of mother nature’s masters: the bat. It is another example of the growing influence of biomimetics.
Jessica Alba and Brian Lee, founders of The Honest Company, say the start-up aims to manufacture safer and healthier products that are affordable.
Sonny Wu, co-founder & managing director of GSR Ventures and chairman of GO Scale Capital, explains the firm's decision to invest in China-based startup Lattice Power.
Governments globally charge prices for energy that do not account for its harmful side effects, amounting to a $5.3 trillion subsidy, the IMF said.
Activists in kayaks have protested against plans by Shell to resume oil exploration in the U.S. Arctic. For analysts, the news means Shell's "problem child" is getting some attention.
The climate pattern known as El Nino is on its way, climate forecasters say. But what is it, and why should we care?
Legendary Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash is turning his attention to a new cause beyond rock music—the illegal ivory trade.
Jay Richards, commodity analyst at Just Spreads, explains why he is "cautiously optimistic" that the El Nino effect has been accounted for in the commodity markets.
Avtar Sandu, senior mManager, Commodities at Phillip Futures, discusses the predictions that El Nino may emerge this year and explains what it means for commodity markets.
Duke Energy is scheduled to plead guilty to violating the federal Clean Water Act on Thursday.
In parched California, there's talk of measuring water use better in year four of the drought. But there's resistance.