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  • California to Sue EPA on Emissions Waiver Sunday, 21 Oct 2007 | 2:57 PM ET

    California will sue the Environmental Protection Agency next week in the state's bid to crack down on greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, a spokesman for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Saturday.

  • Solar Power Edges Towards Boom Time Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 10:08 AM ET

    Solar power could be the world's number one electricity source by the end of the century, but until now its role has been negligible as producers wait for price parity with fossil fuels, industry leaders say.

  • Morgan Stanley: Green Energy is $1 Trillion Market Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 1:10 PM ET
    Wind turbines are seen in Dronten, the Netherlands, July 27, 2006. The Dutch have used windmills for centuries to pump water out of their low-lying country, and old-fashioned wooden mills are closely linked with their international image. But in the face of a large and growing lobby against the windmill's modern electricity-generating counterpart, the wind turbine, the country has now started moving them offshore and out of sight. (AP Photo/ Peter Dejong)

    Global sales from clean energy sources like wind, solar and geothermal power and biofuels could grow to as much as $1 trillion a year by 2030, U.S. bank Morgan Stanley has estimated.

  • Deutsche Bank: Climate Change Is Investment "Megatrend" Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 9:33 AM ET

    Government efforts to tackle climate change are creating a "megatrend" investment opportunity that should tempt even those sceptical about the nature and pace of global warming, Deutsche Bank analysts said on Thursday.

  • Chrysler: At Last, A Car Maker Doing The Right Thing Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 8:22 AM ET
    2007 Chrysler Pacifica

    Finally, at long last, someone in Detroit has seen the light. That someone is Chrysler president Jim Press, and what he's about to do is something executives in Detroit should have been doing for decades: Stop building cars/trucks/SUV's that don't sell.

  • Biofuel Industry Fights the Critics Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 8:55 AM ET

    Biofuel supporters are fighting criticism that the "green," alternative transport fuel has raised food prices and harms the environment, amid mounting evidence that the debate is harming the industry.

  • GM's Chevy Malibu: Will Ad Blitz Turn Heads? Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 8:32 AM ET
    2008 Chevy Malibu

    Get ready. Here comes one of the biggest ad and marketing blitzes of the year. On TV, in magazines and on the internet--especially the internet--GM is out to prove it can still make a car we want.

  • Global Oil Demand Forecasts Cut for Forth Quarter: IEA Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 5:49 AM ET
    Oil Refinery

    World oil demand will grow more slowly than expected in the fourth quarter as record-high oil prices prompt some consumers to seek alternatives, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.

  • Biofuel Crops Increase Could Threaten Water Supplies Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 10:19 AM ET
    Global Warming

    When it comes to solving the fossil fuel crisis, it seems like every silver lining comes accompanied by a dark cloud.

  • Kazakhstan Reassures Eni-Led Consortium on Contract Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 9:41 AM ET

    Kazakhstan's president pledged Monday not to review a major oil development contract with an international consortium led by Italy's Eni amid tensions sparked by production delays.

  • Jack Welch, Former CEO & Chairman, GE Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 12:31 PM ET

    Discussing leadership, motivation and career success with Jack Welch, former General Electric chairman & CEO.

  • Hyundai Thinking Of You: But Will You Think Of Them? Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 10:12 AM ET

    Quick, when I mention Hyundai, what do you think? If it's along the lines of "well made cars for the middle and entry level markets" you are not alone. In fact, this reputation for solid but inexpensive cars has the Korean automaker at a crossroads.

  • GE to Shut Lighting Plants, Cut Up To 1,400 Jobs Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 6:12 PM ET

    General Electric said Thursday it will close a number of lighting plants in Brazil and the U.S., as part of a plan to restructure its consumer and industrial division, potentially cutting more than 1,400 jobs in the process.

  • E.ON To Buy North American Wind Farm for $1.4 Billion Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 1:18 PM ET

    E.ON said it bought Irish wind farm operator Airtricity's North American operations for $1.4 billion.

  • ConocoPhillips 'Encouraged' by Venezuela Talks Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 3:06 PM ET

    ConocoPhillips Chief Executive James Mulva said on Wednesday he was "encouraged" by talks with Venezuela on reaching a compensation deal over the seizure of the oil company's assets there.

  • Energy Secretary Pushes for Energy-Efficient Bulbs Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    Amid soaring oil prices and ballooning global fuel demand, the Bush Administration is calling on Americans to help conserve energy on a personal level.

  • Auto Sales: You'll Be Surprised On What's Selling Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 8:43 AM ET
    2007 GMC Acadia

    Sometimes those of us covering the auto business fall into the trap of believing the "conventional wisdom". Take the idea with gas prices still holding at roughly $3 a gallon, small, fuel efficient cars will be big sellers.

  • Kazakhstan Softens Rhetoric Over Kashagan Oil Delay Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 5:02 AM ET

    Kazakhstan softened its rhetoric on Wednesday in a row over production delays with a group of oil companies led by Italy's Eni, saying it hoped to resolve environmental concerns at the offshore oilfield.

  • GM Sales Rise in September, While Ford, Toyota Fall Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 3:28 PM ET

    General Motors said U.S. sales rose nearly 4% in September, boosted by incentives on its pickup trucks, while Ford Motor and Toyota Motor posted declines.

  • High corn, soft demand beat down biofuel Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 1:48 PM ET

    Record corn costs and soft ethanol prices have combined to squeeze the profitability of U.S. biofuel producers and no respite is in sight, analysts said.

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