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  • Market has Got it Wrong on Climate Change: Gore Monday, 25 May 2009 | 7:22 AM ET
    Former Vice President Al Gore speaks during Live Earth concert, a 24-hour global concert series to raise awareness about climate change, at the National Museum of the American Indian, Saturday, July 7, 2007, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Business leaders from across the world are meeting in Copenhagen this week to discuss tackling climate change. They hope to influence world leaders who will decide in December on a follow up to the Kyoto agreement.

  • Better Mileage Doesn't Mean The Death Of SUV Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 8:51 AM ET
    2007 GMC Acadia

    For years, we've heard Detroit and other auto makers lobby against higher fuel economy standards because it would drive up costs and ultimately hurt sales of SUV's and pick-ups- vehicles Americans want.

  • Automakers, Obama Announce Mileage, Pollution Plan Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 8:20 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama wants drivers to go farther on a gallon of gas and cause less damage to the environment—and be willing to pick up the tab.

  • Obama to Unveil New Vehicle Emission Standards Monday, 18 May 2009 | 2:46 PM ET
    Car Emissions

    President Barack Obama will issue new vehicle emission standards and pair them with a broader goal of reducing pollution, marking the first time limits on greenhouse gases will be linked to federal standards for cars and trucks.

  • Dealer Closings Mean Deals As Cars Have To Go Monday, 18 May 2009 | 11:52 AM ET
    Customer at an auto dealership.

    At 789 Chrysler lots across America sit 44,000 potential bargains—cars and trucks that are stuck between shell-shocked dealers and a troubled company that no longer wants their services.

  • Gas Cheaper, But Wages Keeping People Home Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 3:08 PM ET

    As Americans prune their expenses because of the relentless recession, the family vacation is taking a hit. A third of those surveyed in an AP-Gfk Poll released Monday said they had already canceled at least one trip this year because of money.

  • China Outpaces US in Cleaner Coal-Fired Plants Monday, 11 May 2009 | 9:54 AM ET

    While Americans debate the use of so-called clean coal, China is mastering the application of the technology.

  • Clayton Homes' new 'i-house' shown in a photo released by the company last fall

    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.

  • Calif. City Steps In to Save Residents From Foreclosure Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 1:07 PM ET

    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.

  • Ford Can Profit From Selling Small Cars in US: Mulally Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 12:54 PM ET

    We can make money by selling small cars in U.S. with our new global platform, said Alan Mulally, Ford Motor CEO.

  • White House Plans Aid For Second Mortgages Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 10:43 AM ET

    The Obama administration will unveil measures to help homeowners and businesses modify second mortgages as well as primary ones.

  • Help on Second Mortgages to Be Unveiled by US Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 9:32 AM ET

    The Obama administration is expected to unveil measures to help homeowners and businesses  modify second mortgages as well as primary ones.

  • Eco-Friendly Home Savings Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | 10:39 AM ET
    Green Invests Here | See Complete Coverage

    How you can save money down the road by "greening" your home now.

  • Obama Talks Up Wind Power on Earth Day in Iowa Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009 | 2:49 PM ET

    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.

  • Too Many Houses Are Keeping Prices Low: LeFrak Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009 | 11:28 AM ET

    Excess inventory is the mortal enemy of housing prices, according to Richard LeFrak, president of the LeFrak Organization.

  • Pros Say: Green Stocks Can't Beat the Bear Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009 | 4:45 AM ET
    Green Invests Here | See Complete Coverage

    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.

  • Morningstar's Highest-Rated Green Funds Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 | 9:26 PM ET
    Green Invests Here | See Complete Coverage

    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."

  • Pros Say: There's Still Gold in Green Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 | 12:16 PM ET

    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.

  • A Guide To Green Investing Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 3:34 PM ET

    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.

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