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  • New York salt mine's rail project concerns Senecas Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    GROVELAND, N.Y.— A company's plan to extend a rail line at its western New York salt mine is raising concerns among American Indians about potential damage to culturally sensitive sites.

  • Mending energy's negative image: NRG CEO     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    David Crane, NRG Energy CEO, discusses his green energy initiatives. The only double-digit growth area is the clean energy portion of the space, says Crane.

  • Obama: No nation has 'free pass' on climate change Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    UNITED NATIONS— In a forceful appeal for international cooperation on limiting carbon pollution, President Barack Obama warned starkly on Tuesday that the globe's climate is changing faster than efforts to address it. "Nobody gets a pass," he declared.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 23- Australia on Tuesday said it wants to dramatically deregulate its energy industry, boost domestic gas supply and cut renewable energy subsidies as it prepares to ramp up exports of liquefied natural gas.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Dozens of protesters were arrested on Monday during a demonstration in New York City to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. Hundreds of protesters had earlier in the day blocked streets near the stock exchange, in an action called Flood Wall Street.

  • Business Highlights Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.

  • Ingersoll Rand investing in cutting emissions Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:56 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Ingersoll Rand said Monday it will spend $500 million on product-related research and development over the next five years in its effort to cut the greenhouse gas footprint of its customers.

  • Businesses and investors pressing for green policy Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the United States could potentially unlock a $6 trillion energy market by revamping the country's fractured electricity grid, a move that he said would boost the competitiveness of renewable energy.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday and blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce Wall Street's role in raising money for businesses that contribute to climate change. Protesters stopped traffic on Broadway south of the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Mexico warns Arizona of waste spill into river Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    TUCSON, Ariz.— Authorities are testing water from the San Pedro River in southern Arizona that may be contaminated with toxic waste that traveled north after a massive copper mine spill in Mexico this summer.

  • 'Green' on the march: Environmental indexes launch Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:56 PM ET

    A prominent Wall Street equity index firm says it's trying to help investors profit from environmentally conscious holdings.

  • Sir Richard Branson's latest push: Efficient trucks Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Richard Branson

    Sir Richard Branson estimates the North America trucking industry could save up to $40 billion a year through new technologies.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Hundreds of protesters assembled in New York City's financial district on Monday, with some planning to risk arrest during an unsanctioned blockade on Wall Street to call attention to what organizers say is capitalism's contribution to climate change.

  • 100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.

  • *Promises more effective heat storage than current methods. NEGEV DESERT, Israel, Sept 22- An Israeli solar power company, Brenmiller Energy, says it has developed a new, more efficient way to store heat from the sun that could give a boost to the thermal solar power industry by enabling plants to run at full capacity night and day.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Hundreds of protesters plan to risk arrest on Monday during an unsanctioned blockade in New York City's financial district to call attention to what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change.

  • Western Mexico state reports new mine spill Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 2:34 PM ET

    CANANEA, Mexico— Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a new alert of a toxic spill in the Sonora River basin from a copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico, the state director of civil protection said Sunday.

  • China drives world carbon emissions to record high Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.