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  • Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    SPOKANE, Washington— The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. "We need to rebuild our infrastructure," said Brusaw, the head of Solar Roadways, based in Sandpoint, Idaho, about 90 miles northeast of Spokane, Washington.

  • Chelsea Clinton speaking fees can reach $75,000 Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    The family's finances have come under scrutiny in recent weeks after the former secretary of state said during her book tour that the family was "dead broke" and in debt when husband Bill Clinton left the White House in January 2001.

  • Australian Senate delays carbon tax repeal Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:06 PM ET

    SYDNEY, July 10- The Australian Senate rejected legislation to repeal the country's carbon tax on Thursday because it did not guarantee savings would be passed onto consumers, but amended legislation could still pass as early as next week.

  • *Palmer United Party to hold balance of power in new Senate. SYDNEY, June 25- Key Australian lawmaker Clive Palmer said on Wednesday he would support a government plan to scrap a controversial carbon tax, while seeking to impose a range of conditions, including Australian participation in a global emissions trading scheme.

  • BOSTON, June 17- Apple Inc, criticized in the past for greenhouse gas emissions, use of toxic materials and the hiring of underage workers, has improved its practices and earned better scores from groups such as Greenpeace. That's good news for environmentally-aware mutual funds that hold Apple for another big reason- it makes money.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- President Barack Obama's sixth year in office is starting out as a testament to the power of taking small steps.

  • What happened to global warming?     Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Discussing the environmental crisis theory of global warming with, Sen. James Inhofe, (R-OK).

  • Gore Sued Over Current TV Sale to Al-Jazeera Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.

  • Why It's Good to be Al Gore     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells explains how the former vice president is reaping big benefits this year.

  • Al Jazeera's New US Channel Already in a Battle Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 8:16 PM ET
    A microphone with the logo of Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera.

    Al Jazeera's announced plans to establish a new U.S. cable news channel via the purchase of Current TV isn't even 48 hours old and already it finds itself in a vicious battle to retain distribution rights.

  • Al-Jazeera Coming to America     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 7:48 PM ET

    Al-Jazeera bought Al Gore's Current TV, and as soon as the deal was announced, Time Warner Cable pulled the plug on Current TV. Brent Bozell, Media Research Center founder & president, offers insight.

  • Al Jazeera Buys Current TV     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 3:52 PM ET

    Al Gore's liberal TV network has been purchased by Al Jazeera, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Traders and investors were in agreement on one thing as voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's U.S. presidential election: The markets want a clear winner by Wednesday morning.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday, the last day of trading before the U.S. election results came to a close, as investors looked forward to a resolution to the drawn-out race for the White House. ``The market just wants to wake up tomorrow and know for sure that there's a winner,'' said Linda Duessel, senior equity strategist at Federated Investors.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday as some investors bet that Republican Mitt Romney could pull off a surprise victory in the presidential vote, citing gains in defense and energy shares.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday as some investors bet that Republican Mitt Romney could pull off a surprise victory in the presidential vote, citing gains in defense and energy shares.

  • The most recent Reuters/ Ipsos tracking poll shows a tight national race, with Democratic President Barack Obama up two points against his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, at 48 percent to 46 percent. Polling averages also show Obama with small but critical leads in Ohio, Virginia and Iowa.

  • The most recent Reuters/ Ipsos tracking poll shows a tight national race, with Democratic President Barack Obama up two points against his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, at 48 percent to 46 percent. Polling averages also show Obama with small but critical leads in Ohio, Virginia and Iowa.

  • The most recent Reuters/ Ipsos tracking poll shows a tight national race, with Democratic President Barack Obama up two points against his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, at 48 percent to 46 percent. Polling averages also show Obama with small but critical leads in Ohio, Virginia and Iowa.

  • Current TV Fields Offers but Will the Network Sell? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:39 PM ET

    The media has been abuzz with rumors that the Al Gore-backed Current TV is on the block. The company has had offers in the past — could it be taking them more seriously this time?