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Weather Environment

  • Over 4 million affected by Philippines typhoon

    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.

  • Aid efforts hampered in Philippines

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Manila, Philippines, on the "slow and hampered" aid efforts after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the area. The country has professional emergency services, however they are overwhelmed and there is a lot of risk for water borne diseases.

  • Super Typhoon Haiyan weakened considerably

    The typhoon in the Philippines on Friday killed 4 people, and the system now equivalent to a category 4 hurricane is headed towards Vietnam's coast, with CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Sizing up Superstorm Haiyan

    Weather Channel's Paul Walsh, and WeatherBell Analytics Joe Bastardi, discuss the super typhoon that hit the Philippines on Friday, and how it compares to other storms on record.

  • Super Typhoon Haiyan kills 4

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports at least 4 people are dead after one of the strongest storms on record slammed into the Philippines Friday. An estimated amount of damage is $14 billion.

  • Relief at the pump in some states

    Triple A says about 35 states have gas stations where pump prices are below $3 per gallon, far lower than the national average of $3.25 per gallon, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • A firefighter monitors a back burn near Mount Victoria in the Blue Mountain, Australia.

    Around one-third of the world's economy by 2025 will be based in countries at high risk from the impact of climate change, said a risk consultancy.

  • Dry winds fan fire threat outside Sydney

    In Australia, crews have been working around the clock to contain raging bushfires. Laurel Irving, Channel 7 reporter, reports live from Lithgow, New South Wales

  • Beijing adopts emergency plan for heavy smog

    As smog shrouds most of northern China, CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris explains what measures the government is willing to take.

  • Biggest threat to Chinese economy: Water

    Leslie Young, economics professor at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, says that environment and water are the biggest threats to the Chinese economy.

  • The Supreme Court will decide whether the EPA can enforce the Obama Administration's plan at cutting power plant and factory emissions.

  • Investing in environment-themed equities

    Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, Head of Listed Equities, Impax Asset Management picks out some of the growth areas among environment-themed equities in light of growing focus on climate change.

  • BP won a legal reprieve in its effort to force the administrator of a settlement related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

  • A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.

  • Why businesses need to adapt to climate change

    Anthony Hobley, head of climate change at Fulbright Norton Rose, says that if businesses do not adapt to climate change, the crisis faced will make the current one "look like a tea party".

  • It still remains to be seen whether a new UN report will push governments and businesses into halting the march of global warming.

  • Exhaust flows out of the tailpipe of a vehicle.

    Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming, a new report by an international scientific group said.

  • EPA vs. King coal?

    The EPA is proposing drastic new restrictions that would limit carbon emissions from all future power plants. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the story.

  • Colorado floods trigger oil spills

    NBC News' Joe Fryer reports Colorado is keeping an eye on 10 oil spills, where 2 are considered significant.

  • The proposal would help reshape where Americans get electricity, away from a coal-dependent past into a future fired by cleaner sources of energy