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  • Car dealership

    New car buyers in the U.S. are finding fewer problems with the latest models rolling out of showrooms.

  • Oil refinery and petrochemical complex, Mahshahr, Iran,

    In ten days on July 1st a sweeping European Union ban on Iranian imports will go into effect in response to the Islamic Republic’s burgeoning nuclear program. In addition, and just as importantly, EU based insurance firms will no longer be able to insure any ship carrying Iranian oil.

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    There’s ongoing concern about potential health risks associated with natural gas fracking. More communities are publicly opposing the drilling activity, while the industry maintains the technology augers needed energy and manufacturing jobs.

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    Proponents say proper technology for fracking is already in place, but opponents worry about water contamination. What do you think?

  • A worker installs solar panels at the Lieberose Solar Park in Lieberose, Germany.

    New US tariffs on Chinese solar panels are meant to crack down on government subsidies abroad but they're also killing solar rooftop installation jobs at home.

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    Oil prices staged a relief rally early Monday after Greek elections on Sunday yielded what’s being perceived as a market-friendly outcome though some warned the bounce in risk-assets may not last as questions persisted over how long any coalition government may last.

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    Five companies are joining forces to develop a new bio-plastic made entirely of plant-based material and fiber.

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    The federal agency is aggressively responding to a series of what it sees as hostile attempts by private sector firms to access its website at times when market-moving economic data are released to the public.

  • Iran Map

    Is it a good sign that Iran has threatened to disrupt global oil supplies by blockading the straits, and is now finding ways to reduce their own use of the straits, so that any incident there wouldn’t affect their own exports?

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    Small business would be well-served to adopt a benefit corporation structure. Companies that seek to establish sustainable principles as part of their business and marketing strategy and, more importantly, their corporate DNA, are positioned for long-term success.

  • General Motors Headquarters

    General Motors has released an SEC filing disclosing a contract between the automaker and an ad agency that employs the wife of GM CFO Dan Ammann.

  • Air India aircrafts are seen parked on the tarmac of the international airport in Mumbai on April 29, 2011. Air India on April 28 sought a court order against striking pilots as a stoppage over pay entered a second day, grounding dozens of flights and causing widespread disruption for passengers. AFP PHOTO/Punit PARANJPE (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)

    India has threatened to ban European airlines from its airspace if Brussels sanctions Indian carriers in a dispute over an EU plan to charge carriers for their pollution. The FT reports.

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    Chesapeake Energy shares soared late in trading Thursday on revelations that Carl Icahn and BlackRock have been on a buying spree.

  • WesTech Solar

    We all need to find ways to leverage our assets beyond what many might think is possible to make a more sustainable planet, economy or business., says CNBC.comblogger Terry Tamminen.

  • Wind farm in Evia, Greece

    There are too many options but no one solution to the energy problem. Our needs are many. The current alternative energies — solar, wind, biofuels, nuclear and geothermal — all have limitations, but they're worth it until something better comes along.

  • Alcoa CEO on Earnings and Profits

    Alcoa chairman & CEO, Klaus Kleinfeld discusses how his company is benefiting from sustainability and better-than-expected first quarter earnings, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Fueling the Future with 'Green' Trades

    The Fast Money traders with the play on Capital One's earnings, and Darren Jamison, Capstone Turbine president & CEO, explains how low natural gas prices are fueling profits for this company's low-emission turbines.

  • Flooded containers in Klong Luang on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand.

    Hundreds died and businesses lost billion in last year's floods, caused in part by overflow from dams filled to hedge against drought. This year, Thailand is testing different prevention measures. The CSM reports.

  • For all the criticism lobbed at Hollywood over greenwashing, there are a few true champions of nature among the rich and famous – and these 15 exemplify that.

    For all the criticism lobbed at Hollywood over greenwashing, there are a few true champions of nature among the rich and famous – and these 15 exemplify that.

  • A graphic of a sample virtual power plant (VPP).

    The greenest power plant of the future may be one that is already built and can be found in many communities.