LOS ANGELES— Beaches along the Santa Barbara County coast remained open to swimmers, surfers and sunbathers Friday as the Coast Guard worked to determine whether an oil slick that materialized just offshore this week was simply the result of natural ocean-floor seepage. That's the conclusion Jordan Clark, professor of earth science and environmental...» Read More
While Americans debate the use of so-called clean coal, China is mastering the application of the technology.
A new, stylish, environmentally-friendly manufactured home from a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary is getting a lot of attention today, with a favorable comparison to Apple's popular iPod media player.
In what may be the most unique program to tackle the housing crisis, the Silicon Valley community of Menlo Park is offering to take over some debt of homeowners who are 90 days late on their mortgages.
We can make money by selling small cars in U.S. with our new global platform, said Alan Mulally, Ford Motor CEO.
The Obama administration will unveil measures to help homeowners and businesses modify second mortgages as well as primary ones.
The Obama administration is expected to unveil measures to help homeowners and businesses modify second mortgages as well as primary ones.
How you can save money down the road by "greening" your home now.
President Barack Obama says his administration is creating the first U.S. program to authorize offshore projects to generate electricity from wind and ocean currents.
Excess inventory is the mortal enemy of housing prices, according to Richard LeFrak, president of the LeFrak Organization.
As the world celebrates Earth Day in a bid to improve awareness for climate-change issues, CNBC asks market experts whether "green" stocks are attractive at the current stage of the economic cycle.
The investment research company picks the best ways to invest in green - but not everyone is convinced.
Thomas Skains, Chairman, President and CEO of Piedmont Natural Gas and Chairman, American Gas Association writes, "A key part of President Obama’s energy plan is a focus on significantly reducing current imports from the Middle East and Venezuela within the next 10 years. One of the ways to do this is by promoting the responsible domestic production of natural gas here in our own country."
In recessions investors tend to return to safe havens like government bonds, the US dollar, gold and consumer staple and drug stocks and cash flows out of what are considered more discretionary sectors.
Green investing has grown well beyond niche status, as the number of mutual funds and ETFs has increased enormously in recent years. Here's a list of the major funds.
Investors with a short time horizon and low tolerance for risk may want to avoid the group, but the patient and the bold may well be rewarded over time.
Cities, companies and even Scandinavian rock festivals are striving to cut carbon emissions to zero, but analysts are divided over whether it is achievable or even appropriate in fighting pollution and climate change.
The United Auto Workers union has placed concession talks with General Motors on the back burner as it tries to reach a deal with Chrysler before an April 30 government deadline, two people briefed on the negotiations said Thursday.
Nissan Motors CEO Carlos Ghosn said the company has the technology and the ability to produce cars that are going to be zero emissions by 2010 but also cost-friendly.
Chrysler is working hard to complete a deal with Fiat, but is also prepared if the deal doesn't go through, Vice Chairman and President Jim Press told CNBC Wednesday.