ALBANY, N.Y.— New York state committed last year to generating half of its energy from renewable sources like wind and solar by the year 2030.. On Long Island, regulators will soon vote on a plan to authorize the largest offshore wind farm in the United States. In Albany, the state's Public Service Commission is considering a series of big subsidies for upstate... » Read More
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.
Proponents say proper technology for fracking is already in place, but opponents worry about water contamination. What do you think?
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.
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.
Five companies are joining forces to develop a new bio-plastic made entirely of plant-based material and fiber.
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.
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?
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 has released an SEC filing disclosing a contract between the automaker and an ad agency that employs the wife of GM CFO Dan Ammann.
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.
Chesapeake Energy shares soared late in trading Thursday on revelations that Carl Icahn and BlackRock have been on a buying spree.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The greenest power plant of the future may be one that is already built and can be found in many communities.
Farmers in California and Ontario, Canada, are signing 20-year leases with a firm that places small solar installations on marginal land.
A new generation of green chemicals from bio-based sources could help industrial production break from the grip of volatile oil prices.