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    Environmental laws and regulations are not the evil that some politicians would have you believe, says guest blogger Terry Tamminen.

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    India has recently pulled far ahead of China on one dubious development marker — air pollution in the country’s capital. The NYT reports.

  • Cramer Eyes Green Plains

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses eco-friendly stocks like Green Plains and EOG Resources.

  • Economic Boom in Ohio & Pennsylvania

    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.

  • Yingluck Shinawatra, the opposition Puea Thai party candidate and sister of fugitive Thai ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, speaks during a press conference after becoming the Southeast Asian kingdom's first female prime minister.

    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.

  • Life may begin at 40, but job searches that begin at that age can be discouraging. After all, it’s not the job market that it used to be. Entire professions are disappearing, and the labor market is flooded with unmarried, childless, eager young applicants whose salary requirements are generally lower.Despite this grim scenario, older workers shouldn’t despair. They bring such hard-won assets as experience and discipline to the table, and the people doing the hiring know it. “Savvy employers are spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.

  • Can Infrastructure Be Fixed?

    Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor, discusses what it will take to improve America's infrastructure.

  • People, Planet, Profit: Railroads Plastic Ties

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at railroads using plastics to make railroad ties.

  • Chinese workers assemble electronic components at the Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen.

    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 on Energy Independence

    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.

  • T. Boone Pickens: A New Energy Plan

    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.

  • Cramer: Cleanup with Clean Harbors

    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.

  • Mario Gabelli's Market Outlook

    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.

  • Green - Winner & Losers - A CNBC Special Report

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Solar plant

    Investors in the solar industry have needed a strong stomach this year, and that’s unlikely to change soon.

  • PG&E employee installing a smart meter in California.

    In the current economic climate of corporate thrift, the booming market for technologies to use less energy continues to attract more investor capital.

  • GM Spark 2012

    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.