Tesla's new initiative to sell to China will likely yields huge results, says Michael Yoshikami. Here's why.
A trio of prominent hedge fund managers are funding a high-profile effort to raise awareness about climate change.
Garbage stinks. But for Waste Management, that rather unpleasant smell is ripe with the opportunity to create renewable energy.
One of the winners of Morgan Stanley's sustainable investing challenge Nicole Chavas, Fresh Coast Capital co-founder, explains how she aims to turn brownfields into an investment.
The big environmental argument for nuclear energy: Its carbon emissions are the lowest among major power sources.
Leslie Samuelrich, Green Century Capital Management president, explains how investors can capitalize in ways that are "green" and "friendly" to the environment and shares her best eco-friendly buys.
Terry Tamminen has a few ideas to effect change this Earth Day—including replacing Congress.
Exxon's appeal in a case of water pollution was declined by the U.S. Supreme Court. The company needs to pay millions of dollars to New York City.
The $7.5 million cleanup would be the second at the site in Ramapo, N.Y.
The number of trains carrying crude oil is increasing and so is the number of spills, exposing a world of secrecy around these operations.
A U.S. appeals court upheld a regulation on hazardous air pollution coming from coal-fired plants. This is a victory for the Obama administration.
Use of solar power, once derided as a pipe dream, remains tiny compared with fossil fuels, but it may be set to completely reshape the energy market.
State regulators have linked earthquake activity in Ohio to fracking, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for a ban.
If you thought coal was fading—upstaged by natural gas and solar panels—guess again. Look at the bustling Powder River Basin that's powering America.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Friday's 5.1 earthquake scared many homeowners.
Lucy Jones, USGS seismologist, provides insight on what the duration and frequency of earthquakes signals about future quakes.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Fullerton, California, where home owners are looking into earthquake insurance.
Some 30 million Chinook salmon, or "baby king salmon" are being driven by tanker trucks due to the fear of warmer and shallow waters from the California drought keeping them from swimming to the ocean this year. CNBC's Morgan Brennan has the details.
The waters in California are too shallow and too warm for salmon to swim from Hatchery to the ocean. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the California drought is forcing tanker trucks to drive salmon to the ocean.
Here are three reasons one author-economist gives for climate change's low priority on the list of world problems.