Governments globally charge prices for energy that do not account for its harmful side effects, amounting to a $5.3 trillion subsidy, the IMF said.
Activists in kayaks have protested against plans by Shell to resume oil exploration in the U.S. Arctic. For analysts, the news means Shell's "problem child" is getting some attention.
The climate pattern known as El Nino is on its way, climate forecasters say. But what is it, and why should we care?
Legendary Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash is turning his attention to a new cause beyond rock music—the illegal ivory trade.
Jay Richards, commodity analyst at Just Spreads, explains why he is "cautiously optimistic" that the El Nino effect has been accounted for in the commodity markets.
Avtar Sandu, senior mManager, Commodities at Phillip Futures, discusses the predictions that El Nino may emerge this year and explains what it means for commodity markets.
Duke Energy is scheduled to plead guilty to violating the federal Clean Water Act on Thursday.
In parched California, there's talk of measuring water use better in year four of the drought. But there's resistance.
Potent animal hormones used in livestock farming are sticking around in the environment far longer than had been expected.
A shut down of operations in California, Nestlé explains on its website, "won't fix the drought," NBC News reports.
Behind blossoming flowers and fields of fruit lurk a hungry threat that has crawled and eaten its way through much of the U.S.
Snowpack is an important contributor to water supplies, and crucial to winter tourism and skiing industries in the western US.
California is adopting new drought-fighting rules, but many people in the state don't seem interested in cutting back on water use.
If you've been waiting for the right price on an electric vehicle, Tesla is tempting you to click "buy."
The global wildlife trade is huge and dangerous to many animals, but tough to track. Economics might offer some answers.
Electric vehicle buyers are younger and more affluent than drivers who purchase comparable gas-powered models.
A lawsuit filed by residents of a Chinese town against a chemical plant is a test of the central government's resolve to tackle pollution.
Managers of institutional funds from California, Texas and North Carolina have very different views on global warming.
Unrest is brewing among Assam's so-called Tea Tribes as changing weather patterns upset the economics of the industry.
BNSF is currently the largest entity in Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. Is there a lot of pressure when you report to Warren Buffett?