Environmental laws and regulations are not the evil that some politicians would have you believe, says CNBC.com guest blogger Terry Tamminen.
India has recently pulled far ahead of China on one dubious development marker — air pollution in the country’s capital. The NYT reports.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses eco-friendly stocks like Green Plains and EOG Resources.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the push to find an alternative to oil is fueling an economic boom throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania.
With Thailand recovering from the worst flooding to hit the country in decades, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says the government is serious about solving the country's long-term problems and will invest in water management to ensure such flooding doesn't happen again.
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor, discusses what it will take to improve America's infrastructure.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at railroads using plastics to make railroad ties.
Apple has hired an outside specialist firm to help audit the environmental practices of its suppliers in China following a series of critical reports by activists. The FT reports.
T. Boone Pickens discusses his outlook for energy and how easy it is for the United States to develop its own energy and the benefits of getting off of OPEC's oil.
Turmoil continues to spread in Europe, based on the day's headlines. T. Boone Pickens, founder & CEO, BP Capital Management, talks about the progress of his Picken's plan to develop an energy plan for the U.S. He also comments on the new Keystone pipeline that's running from Canada to Texas.
The cleanup business is booming, says Mad Money's Cramer, and CLH is a fabulous business where revenues are up 41% year over year. Discussing the company's double-digit growth, with Alan McKim, Clean Harbors CEO.
There are strong areas of opportunity to invest in now, says Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, Inc. chairman/CEO/CIO, who shares his strategies to make money.
Federal, state, and even local government policies have had a huge impact on the research and development of alternative fuels, but a clear rival to fossil fuels has yet to emerge in the marketplace. Take our poll on which energy source you think will succeed over the next decade.
To mark our annual November "Green Is Universal" week, we've assembled a "Green Winners & Losers 2011" special report, looking at six industries whose fortunes either rose or fell this year.
The industry has had a profitable year despite the jump in corn prices , but overcapacity and the end of a generous government subsidy are major concerns.
The crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants in Japan last March put the brakes on the industry's revival, dimming prospects for the immediate future.
Investors in the solar industry have needed a strong stomach this year, and that’s unlikely to change soon.
In the current economic climate of corporate thrift, the booming market for technologies to use less energy continues to attract more investor capital.
Although sales of some models have missed expectations, electric vehicles, EV, are a greentech success story just by showing up in significant numbers in 2011.