The drop in oil prices in making some virgin materials cheaper than recycled materials. As a result, recycling profits have fallen.
Lee Kuan Yew, modern Singapore's founding father, may be well known for his paternalistic leadership, but he had a lesser known role: chief gardener.
The EPA claims only 9 states in the U.S. report safe lead levels in their water supply, an issue causing serious public health concerns.
The SEC has ruled Exxon Mobil must include a climate change resolution on its annual shareholder proxy.
Duke Energy is to purchase swine and poultry waste and use the methane produced to produce renewable energy.
The U.S. Department of Energy will provide over $9 million in funding for Native American and Alaskan clean energy projects.
Stephen Groff, ADB's vice president, says Premier Li needs to provide reassurance that China is committed to its third plenum reforms.
Global temperatures hit new highs last year, according to the World Meteorological Organization.
John Anthony Cherry from the University of Waterloo identifies several global water challenges, including water inaccessibility and unsustainable usage.
CNBC's Phil Han reports on Singapore's unique recycled wastewater technology. The country aims to be independent of water imports by 2061.
Statoil is to install a lithium battery based storage system at the world's first floating wind farm off the coast of Scotland.
Energy innovation is creating new opportunities for start-ups and software, explains John Licata, founder and chief energy strategist at Blue Phoenix.
Start-up BioLite is selling $40-$50 wood-burning stoves that can convert excess heat to electricity in East Africa and India, CEO Jonathan Cedar explains.
Lower snowpack levels could reduce flood risk, but heavy rains are still inundating some areas, according to NOAA.
It may seem unpalatable to some, but creepy crawlies such as crickets, caterpillars and silkworms could be the future of food.
Despite China's massive environmental issues, the nation is leading the way in clean technology, says Francois Perrin, portfolio manager for Greater China markets at East Capital.
Storks are forgoing their annual migration in favor of spending their winters picking through the landfills of Spain and Portugal.
An Australian company has built solar powered gas stations in a remote part of the country.
The White House reverses their previous stance on oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
One company is looking to harness the power of the sun - wherever it shines - with "rollable" solar arrays.