Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is stepping down as head of Porsche, which technically controls a majority in the German automaker.
After years of space exploration, Mars remains a big deal. Famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin and a top NASA scientist explain why to CNBC.
Mountains, ice and trenches show a geologically rich and complex Pluto that may still be changing, says a new study.
Deane Dray, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the interest of investing in water companies, as the world faces the growing threat of water scarcity.
The Government Accounting Office believes 40 of the 50 states will be dealing with water scarcity by the year 2025. Seth Siegel, author of "Let There Be Water," discusses the expense to fixing water systems.
This year's El Niño could bring heavy rains to the entire state of California, including northern regions.
Republican presidential candidats have mixed, and sometimes opaque, views on climate change and global warming, and what to do about it.
Beleaguered auto giant Volkswagen is facing calls to compensate drivers affected by the diesel emissions scandal.
Could kites hold the key to cleaner, cheaper energy? Sustainable Energy takes a look.
Two companies built carbon extraction systems to pull greenhouse gases out of the air...and sell it.
For environmentalists around the world plastic is becoming a major headache. Could worms offer a solution?
Volkswagen will cut investment at its biggest division by 1 billion euros a year and speed up cost cutting, the carmaker said on Tuesday.
Leonardo DiCaprio is keen to take the drama unfolding around Volkswagen's emissions scandal to the silver screen, according to reports.
Pollution from the burning of Indonesia's rain forests appears to be claiming another casualty: physical fitness in Singapore.
Seasonal pollution from crop burning in Indonesia's rain forests is taking a toll on Singapore's economy, with small businesses feeling the burn. CNBC's Pauline Chiou has more.
Both cities boast enviable transport systems and low crime rates, but expensive real estate. So given the choice, which would you choose as home?
Pictures and numbers describing the historical rain and flooding across South Carolina and North Carolina.
Here is a cluster of facts and figures about the historical rain that fell across South and North Carolina.
Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder, weighs in on whether other automakers are cheating on their emissions tests.
This was intentional, says Rep. Frank Pallone, (D-N.J.), weighing in on Volkswagen's rigged emissions test and why the automaker should face the most severe action possible if found guilty.