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  • Fracking: good or bad for the environment?

    Steve Everley, team lead at Energy in Depth and Emily Wurth, water program director at Food & Water Watch, debates the benefits and risks of fracking in the U.S.

  • The economic vs. environmental cost of shale gas exploration

    Jane Thomas from Friends of the Earth and Corin Taylor, senior economic advisor at IoD, debate the implications of fracking and Shale Gas in Britain.

  • Massive wildfires in Idaho

    NBC's Miguel Almaguar reports the wildfire in Idaho is threatening more than 5,000 homes.

  • How to invest in renewables

    Peter Dickson, founding partner at Glennmont Partners, discusses renewables, and advises investing in underlying assets such as wind farms or solar parks for "secure long-term yields".

  • Making green while going green?

    Green cleaning products tend to cost more than traditional products; CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the story.

  • Can China really change course on energy?

    Charles Yonts, head of sustainable research at CLSA, explains why he expects China to stick to its targets of improving its energy mix with renewables by 2015, and what it would mean for the local economy.

  • Melting Arctic could cost the world 60 trillion dollars: Expert

    Chris Hope, faculty member of Cambridge University's Judge Business School and Vicki Bakhshi, member of the board at the IIGC, discuss the effects of climate change on the world economy.

  • Withering the weather

    The Weather Channel's Carl Parker is tracking the latest tropical storms; and discussing whether an increase in hurricanes is changing the insurance industry, with Ted Corless, Insurance Attorney at Corless Barfield Group, and Randy Binner, FBR Capital Markets.

  • Cow

    As the test-tube burger debuted last week, two rival visions for the future have emerged at the intersection of cattle and climate change: one with more cows, one with fewer.

  • California wildfire spans 6,000 acres

    A massive and fast moving wildfire is sweeping through Southern California. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen shows a video of the 6,000 acre fire in Banning, California.

  • What's driving investment in clean energy?

    Peter Dickson, partner and technical director at Glennmont, tells CNBC that the demand for alternative energy is increasing as energy security comes to the fore.

  • Tesla Motors Model S

    Tesla posted a surprise profit of 20 cents a share for the second quarter on $405 million in revenue.

  • BP failed to do legal due diligence: Analyst

    Ryan Turner, oil and gas analyst at Business Monitor International, tells CNBC that the situation for BP has really deteriorated in recent months due to continued fallout from the Macondo oil spill.

  • BMW Announces Electric Car

    Ian Robertson, global head of sales at BMW, talks to CNBC about their new electric car, the BMW i3 which can reach 160 km before it needs charging.

  • China has cancelled plans to build a uranium processing plant in a southern Chinese city a day after hundreds of protesters took to the streets demanding the project be scrapped.

  • Floods Hammer U.S., China

    Major flooding hit Colorado, Virginia and Pennsylvania in the U.S. yesterday, and China saw its worst flooding in 50 years in the southwestern part of the country.

  • Taken through a glass window, buildings are obscured by haze in Beijing, China.

    A report that increasing air pollution in China is cutting short the life span of people is yet another piece of bad news for the country struggling with decade-slow growth.

  • A new study finds that air pollution in the north of China has reduced life expectancy by an average of 5 and a half years. CNBC's Asia Squawk box team has more.

  • U.S. businesses are missing out on $190 billion a year in cost savings from efficiency measures. Is your business among them?

  • How Much is a Fish Worth?

    Marine biologists are using fishing to show policymakers the value of preserving habitat, rather than developing it, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.