LONDON, Nov 25- European renewable energy and engineering stocks like Vestas Wind Systems, ABB and Schneider Electric would be relative winners if global climate change talks have a successful outcome, according to Barclays. While the oil and gas industry would stand to lose out from a stronger-than-expected agreement on limiting greenhouse gas emissions,...» Read More
General Motors says its U.S. sales for December of 2010 were up 16 percent over the same time in 2009. This was much better than analysts had expected.
Oil prices surged in 2010, up about 15 percent for the year, but Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover, told CNBC Monday that the hot commodity's run is not over yet.
The Zayed Future Energy Prize, which will be awarded later this month, is remarkable for two reasons: It is sponsored by an oil-rich government in the Middle East; and the six finalists in 2011 include this author.
This was the year General Motors and Nissan made good on their promise to bring mass-produced electric cars to the market. But don't count on seeing one in traffic soon.
The US may be entering a golden age of natural-gas use. Yet despite its huge potential, there are two major obstacles facing the industry—low prices and a push by Washington toward renewable energy.
the New York Times reports.
The rise in oil prices could be just getting started, posing opportunities for investors—as well as challenges for consumers and hopes for US economic growth.
A year ago, almost no one knew a rare earth element from a rare coin. Today, rare earths are a global story—and a global investment opportunity.
Like the hopeful delegates in Cancun, officials in Kristianstad pledged a decade ago to power the city entirely from renewable resources by 2010 — without really knowing if it was possible or affordable.
Critics say more studies are needed on the effects of formaldehyde in textiles, including a closer look at the effects of cumulative exposure, the New York Times reports.
A Mexican supreme court decision Tuesday is paving the way for dramatic changes in the country's oil industry—allowing for private investment for the first time in more than 70 years.
Skeptics can argue that climate change is not man made, but the reports show that 2010 was the hottest on record and, as a result, the cost of importing food is ever increasing.
The company said Friday that current President Baxter Phillips will replace Blankenship.
All major automakers but Toyota reported strong U.S. sales increases in November as the auto industry's slow-motion recovery continued to gain traction. Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Nissan, Hyundai and Honda all reported double-digit increases.
President Barack Obama's administration won't allow any new oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico for at least the next seven years because of the BP oil spill.
General Motors said Tuesday it will hire 1,000 additional engineers and researchers in the Detroit area as it moves toward the next generation of electric vehicle technology.
Some of the loudest advocates for immediate action to end our fossil fuel addiction are also those pushing the most offensive carbon drug of all — coal.
Legendary oil and natural gas executive T. Boone Pickens outlines his energy plan, which includes an expansion of renewables in power generation, and advancing the use of domestic fuels — most logically natural gas — for transportation , which accounts for two-thirds of our oil use.
R20 Regions of Climate Action wants to create a new paradigm for achieving energy independence, saving vast sums of money, and putting their citizenry to work again.
Even as developed countries close or limit the construction of coal-fired power plants out of concern over pollution and climate-warming emissions, coal has found a rapidly expanding market elsewhere: Asia, particularly China. The NYT reports.