The heads of two major lobby groups told hundreds of attendees at an industry conference in Traverse City, Michigan, that automakers are struggling to meet a California mandate to boost demand for electric cars to 15 percent of sales by 2025.. "I am a big believer in the idea of California as an incubator for technology," said Christopher Grundler of the EPA.» Read More
Indeed, some areas fell victim to the same woes that dragged down large markets in New York, Florida, and California, while others are currently experiencing boom-era price increases
A new survey from real estate website Trulia.com finds that 25.6 percent of homes currently on the market in the United States, as of October 1, 2009, have experienced at least one price cut. That's for the fourth straight month.
Nissan unveils its concept "Land Glider" electric car capable of tilting from side to side, sashaying into curves by up to a 17-degree angle.
BP Capital Management Founder and Chairman T. Boone Pickens said he continues to expect oil prices will spike when the global economy picks up and spurs greater demand for oil.
It may have only been a dream, but President Obama and China's leader Hu Jintao were betting bold plans to measure and register greenhouse gas sources, trying to outbid each other. The reality is: If we play the game shrewdly this may be a game with many winners.
The Empire State Building is one of America’s oldest skyscrapers, but it is proving that you can teach an old dog new environmental tricks.
The Mountaineer Power Plant in West Virginia has become the world’s first coal-fired power plant to capture some of the carbon dioxide it churns out and store it in the ground.
It's no secret that Apple has embarked on a major environmental push these last few years: At the conclusion of any product roll-out, CEO Steve Jobs typically talks about the environmentally friendly materials and production processes used, and the priority environmental responsibility has become for the folks in Cupertino. It certainly doesn't hurt that Nobel Peace Prize winner - and environmental activist Al Gore sits on Apple's board.
The first carbon neutral house on the East Coast, located in McLean, Va., is opening its doors on Oct. 10. The Green House, as it’s been named, uses approximately 70 to 80 percent less energy per square foot than a comparable new house.
Vaclav Klaus isn’t your typical politician. He’s not afraid to voice his thoughts, even if it appears to be against the grain. As President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus assumed the rotating reins of the EU presidency in the first half of 2009. He has been fiercely critical of more closely integrating the 27-member Bloc and has also published a book highlighting his doubts on global warming.
Unilever scientists are developing an ice cream that can be stored and transported at room temperature.
Corporations who are seizing the opportunity to cut carbon emissions now, without government regulation, will profit more when regulation is enacted, according to a report released Monday by the Carbon Disclosure Project, an organization that measures companies’ carbon footprint.
The deep waters off the coasts of countries like Brazil and Sierra Leone have become hot spots for large discoveries of oil this year as exploration continues to move further from shore.
Even as China overtakes the US in the dubious category of “world’s leading greenhouse gas producer” it is also taking the lead in developing the technologies and policies to solve the problem well ahead of the US - - and sell those solutions to us at massive profits which could have been ours.
Home Depot is trying to reach environmentally-friendly business customers and consumers with an "Eco Options" label that it's rolled out in its stores, the retailer's chief financial officer told CNBC Wednesday.
Home foreclosures in August jumped 18 percent from a year ago, but decreased 0.47 from the previous month, according to a new report by RealtyTrac.
Taxpayers may not recover all of the bailout money awarded to the auto sector, said Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel in charge of the Troubled Assets Relief Program [TARP].
Protesters, some of them superglued together, surged on the London offices of Royal Bank of Scotland while naked activists occupied parts of Edelman PR company Tuesday, as part of Camp for Climate Action group's protests.
The popular Cash for Clunkers program generated nearly 700,000 new car sales during the past month, giving the U.S. auto industry a badly needed jolt of activity during the deepest decline in auto sales in two decades.
Smart businesses and investors will now need to crack “The Carbon Code” to figure out winners and losers — and just how much to adjust their business plans and portfolios.