International brands like Honda and Toyota, who have invested heavily into diesel autos, are going to experience declines in sales, notes James Chao, managing director, Asia-Pacific at IHS. » Read More
The eye of Irene made its way over the New York City Sunday, rolling directly over the borough of Queens, and though the storm unleashed intense rains and heavy winds on the city, it was downgraded to a tropical storm from a hurricane.
Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Hurricane Irene will take a very small bite out of a U.S. economy already struggling with debt and unemployment after businesses across the East Coast closed their doors ahead of the deadly storm.
Beaches along the Atlantic coast took a beating over the weekend from Hurricane Irene, which caused heavy damage to some popular seaside tourist towns while sparing others the worst of its powerful wind and waves.
The people of Mineral, Va., were starting to whether Mother Nature had it in for them.
Damage from Irene appears to be less than feared, a bit of reassuring news for a fragile economy.
From North Carolina to Pennsylvania, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions. But with rivers still rising, and roads impassable because of high water and fallen trees, it could be days before the full extent of the damage is known.
Hurricane Irene and the closure of at least 1,000 theater locations along the East Coast is expected to put a dent in this weekend's domestic box office.
With more than 50 million people potentially in Hurricane Irene's path, residents along the US east coast stocked up on food and water and worked to secure homes, vehicles and boats.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at how refiners are preparing for Hurricane Irene.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on how residents in North Carolina are preparing for the hurricane.
The Weather Channel's Nick Walker has latest on Hurricane Irene, expected to hit the Northeast this weekend.
Insight on the boom for environmental and clean-up outfits like Clean Harbors, with Alan S. McKim, Clean Harbors chairman & CEO, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
People are still buzzing about the strong earthquake that rattled the East coast yesterday. CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the details on the damages caused and the safety procedures following the quake.
The Environmental Protection Agency is emerging as a favorite target of the Republican presidential candidates, who portray it as the very symbol of a heavy-handed regulatory agenda imposed by the Obama administration that they say is strangling the economy. The New York Times reports.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story behind two of America's biggest tuna brands in the midst of a big legal fight with Greenpeace.
Lawyers for some of the nation’s largest tuna fish companies have fired off cease-and-desist letters to the environmental group Greenpeace, objecting to the use of their familiar cartoon mascots in a video the industry considers violent and tasteless.
There are vast economic development opportunities in efficiency, renewable energy, and converting waste into valuable assets, says blogger Terry Tamminen.
Major automakers posted July U.S. sales that ticked higher from the slump of recent months, but failed to dispel doubts about the strength of the economy and the mood of American consumers
Some of the designs are bold, some are bizarre, and some seem unlikely to get past the drafting table.