Almost every water crisis in the Golden State brings up desalination. But using the Pacific to provide drinkable water comes with risks.
A law that was designed to curb deficits in the national flood insurance program is now the target of repeals.
Allan Lim, CEO of Alpha Biofuels, discusses plans to launch a luxury limousine fleet consisting entirely of vehicles powered by used cooking oil.
Charles Yonts, Head of Sustainable Research at CLSA, discusses the outlook for Chinese environmental stocks as pollution policies get implemented this year.
Discussing the environmental crisis theory of global warming with, Sen. James Inhofe, (R-OK).
An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times.
Samir Brikho, CEO of AMEC, says the company is reducing its level of dependency on oil and gas through renewable energy projects, especially in the U.S.
Solving China's massive pollution problem means money and the will to reverse years of environmental destruction. Experts say that will take a long time.
Nineteen-year-old Parker Liautaud talked to CNBC on Thursday live during his trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the cheapest price in the U.S., and how Winter Storm Dion is impact prices in the U.S.
The Weather Channel's Mike Bettes reports on cold rain and snow in the Boston area.
BP won a legal reprieve to avoid payments over losses not traceable to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, potentially sparing it extra costs.
Patrick Dai, senior analyst at Macquarie, comments on the carbon trading market launching in China and explains how it will work.
Steve Wang, Research Director and Chief China Economist at Reorient Financial Markets tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to trade the new carbon markets in Shanghai and Beijing.
CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris explains the environment-related reforms outlined in the government's policy blueprint.
Andrew Deutz, Director of International Government Relations at The Nature Conservancy says putting a tax on carbon is the most effective action governments can take to deal with climate change.
A choking smog across much of northern China threatens major coal projects globally that are still on the drawing board.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the progress of the relief efforts in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan destroyed many houses and killed thousands.
Jennifer Turner, Director, China Environment Forum at non-partisan think-tank Wilson Center says China needs to be more forceful in improving energy efficiency and dealing with coal issues.
NBC News' Harry Smith reports on the devastated areas of the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit hard. Smith describes just how flattened the neighborhoods are.