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  • Elio Motors ultra high mileage car.

    Elio Motors plans to roll out a two-seater car that gets 84 miles per gallon in 2014.

  • Hugo Chavez wins election.

    The rapid deterioration of Hugo Chavez's health raises the question of why Venezuela – and by extension Chavez – plays such an integral role in the global energy market.

  • Royal Dutch Shell's Kulluk rig

    Shell may have moved an oil rig that ran aground off Alaska last week partly to avoid millions of dollars in taxes, U.S. Rep. Ed Markey said, raising even more questions about the oil company's decision on the timing of the move.

  • Australian fire crews battled hundreds of wildfires, a searing heatwave and powerful, hot outback winds on Tuesday, but were hopeful they had dodged a potentially catastrophic fire day without loss of life or major damage.

  • Fracking to Become Safe in New York?

    Wayne D'Angelo, Kelley Drye special counsel, discusses a controversial study on the safety of fracking and whether it will become legal in the state of New York. "These environmental impacts are manageable and have been managed effectively by the states," D'Angelo added.

  • Transocean Discoverer Enterprise drillship

    The Justice Department has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with Transocean Ltd., the owner of the rig that sank after an explosion killed 11 workers and spawned the massive 2010 oil spill.

  • Santelli: Who is Richard Windsor?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Christopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute, discuss the false identity assumed by Lisa Jackson, the departing head of the U.S. EPA.

  • By now, most people know the date of the end of the world is almost here. But what time? And what will happen? Here's what to expect when you're expecting the end.

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    More than one out of every nine dollars under professional management is now invested under "sustainable and responsible" practices.

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    Solar technology can use heat from the sun to extract heavy crude from aging fields — an idea that is gaining ground with Big Oil companies.

  • Engaging Business in the Environment

    Roger Moenks, photographer and founder of I Am Eco Warrior, talks to CNBC about how to engage a business and the young generation with the environment.

  • Roof Tops of the Future

    Tass Mavrogordato, CEO of Inmidtown talks to CNBC about a new initiative bringing urban farming to London's rooftops.

  • More middle-class citizens in China are speaking out forcefully against construction projects that threaten their property, health and legal rights. The GlobalPost reports.

  • "There are risks in fracking but there are a lot of alarmists about fracking," says Joel Kurtzman, a senior fellow at the Milken Institute.

  • Tuesday's US Weather Forecast

    Weather Channel's Eric Fisher offers a weather forecast for the United States.

  • Hyflux's Solution to Water Scarcity

    One in six people worldwide can't get water to drink, and this problem shows no signs of abating. But one company is trying to improve the situation by recycling. CNBC's Chloe Cho spoke to Olivia Lum, Executive Chairman & Group CEO, Hyflux to find out more.

  • Government Study: Export Nat Gas

    A new study from the federal government shows exporting U.S. natural gas overseas has the potential to reshape the global energy markets, with "The Squawk on the Street" team. "We burn off more natural gas than we use," explains CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Development of Green Economy Could Help Global Growth

    Despite global growth continuing to lag, economic downturn is not necessarily the enemy of environmental preservation according to Bernard Fautrier, VP & CEO, The Foundation Prince Albert II of Monaco who says the development of a green economy could boost global growth by creating jobs.

  • Tamminen: How to Profit From Climate Change

    Governments and businesses can profit from climate change solutions, but only if they look for opportunity instead stalling.

  • Volatile Crude Prices Bite Into Chevron Profits

    Chevron CEO John Watson told CNBC a million jobs could be created if more land is open to exploration in the U.S.