Weather Environment

  • Crude Rallies on Chinese GDP

    Crude prices rise on Chinese GDP data, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

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    The carbon offset market enables business travelers to balance their impact on the planet by purchasing tax-deductible credits toward a project that reduces carbon dioxide emissions elsewhere.

  • VC Backs Life Sciences

    Sanofi and two venture capital firms announced Tuesday that they are investing in bio-tech start-up "Warp Drive," with Oliver Fetzer, Cerulean Pharma Inc. CEO, and Terry McGuire, Polaris Venture Partners.

  • Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford charges the Ford Focus EV during the vehicle's reveal in early 2011.

    While electric vehicles will continue to garner more hype at the North American International Auto Show this year, today’s battery technology will keep the so-called EVs a niche product for years to come.

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    From growing your own food to conserving energy, CNBC.com guest blogger Terry Tamminen offers strategies to save the planet and money — just in time for new year's resolution season.

  • SPDR Consumer Staples is Up 11%

    The Fast Money Halftime Report traders share insight into the SPDR Utilities charts.

  • Resilient Skiing Customers

    Most ski areas have not gotten as much snow this year as usual. Discussing the attraction to their ski resorts, with Andy Wirth, Squaw Valley Ski Resort president/CEO and Bill Stenger, Jay Peaks Resort president/CEO.

  • If you want to be a model, a bike messenger or a ball boy, it pays to be young. However, if you want a job in which you’re expected to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over 50 have the advantage. They’ve been around the block a few times, and they have years of hard-earned knowledge with which no amount of postgraduate education can compete.However, job-hunters over the age of 50 may be apprehensive about what’s out there. Will they be written off prematurely thanks to ageism? Will

    It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.

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    In 2011, we learned (again) that global events that we cannot control can shake the oil markets, send prices higher and steal money from your wallet.

  • How Will Weather Impact Retail & Energy?

    Sharing insight into how investors can use the weather as an indicator to positioning thier portfolios, with Paul Walsh, Weather Channel vice president of analytics. 'Warm weather generally correlates to stronger sales,' he says. Also, Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy director of market research weighs in on how weather is affecting oil and gas.

  • Solar panels at a solar photovoltaic power station under construction in Xining of Qinghai Province, China.

    Online search and advertising giant Google is teaming with investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. to develop four solar energy farms serving the Sacramento Municipal Utility District in California.

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    The typical American household will spend a record $4,155 filling up this year, or 8.4 percent of the family income, the highest since 1981.

  • Banking on the Economy

    Sharing perspective on where the current market stands and what America needs, with Kelly King, BB&T chairman/CEO.

  • Profiting From Clean Energy

    Taking advantage of abundant energy in the nation, such as wind and solar, and making profits, with Hemant Taneja, General Catalyst Partners managing director.

  • Offshore supply vessels assist and observe the worksite of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.

    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. 

  • Drill, Drill Drill: Feds Lease Offshore Oil Fields

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the federal government auctioning off land for oil drilling in New Orleans.

  • Oil Jumps on Iranian Military Exercises

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the rise of oil prices as Iran's military exercises take place in the Strait of Hormuz.

  • Global Warming

    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.

  • Tesla Model S

    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%.

  • EIA Oil Inventories Data

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the data on crude oil inventories demand this week.