District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco set an Oct. 18 hearing for final approval. Volkswagen also plans to offer a new proposal to fix 85,000 polluting 3.0 liter vehicles after regulators rejected an earlier plan, a Justice Department lawyer said on Tuesday. At the hearing, Justice Department lawyer Joshua Van Eaton said the German automaker had been... » Read More
In the first lease auction for Gulf of Mexico oil & gas drilling held since the BP oil spill, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is expected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for the federal treasury.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the federal government auctioning off land for oil drilling in New Orleans.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the rise of oil prices as Iran's military exercises take place in the Strait of Hormuz.
With the only international emissions agreement, the Kyoto Protocol, expiring in 2012 and greenhouse gases still rising, we clearly need a new obsession — or a way to pay for the most catastrophic impacts of climate change, says CNBC.com guest blogger Terry Tamminen.
Nothing goes up forever, certainly not in the stock market. But among the auto stocks, Tesla shares have been among the few that have motored higher as the sector has stalled this year. Just for comparison, year-to-date TSLA shares are up 14.5% while the S&P auto manufacturers index is down 35.3%.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the data on crude oil inventories demand this week.
Scrutiny over oil and gas fracking, a hard landing for rare earth stocks, and a surprising jobs engine.
So which are the best cities to live in the world? We've put together a list of the world's 15 cities with the best quality of life.
Daniel Yergin shared his thoughts with CNBC on some of the hot topics in the energy world. Yergin is the author of the new best-seller "The Quest: Energy Security and the Remaking of the Modern World," the successor to his Pulitzer Prize winning book, "The Prize."
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.