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  • 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.

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    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
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    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.

  • Green Funds May Take Time To Pay Off Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 3:34 PM ET
    Mutual Funds

    Investors with a short time horizon and low tolerance for risk may want to avoid the group, but the patient and the bold may well be rewarded over time.

  • Can A Nation Really Go Carbon Neutral? Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 3:31 PM ET
    The Maldives

    Cities, companies and even Scandinavian rock festivals are striving to cut carbon emissions to zero, but analysts are divided over whether it is achievable or even appropriate in fighting pollution and climate change.

  • UAW Delays Talks With GM, Focusing On Chrysler Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 1:23 PM ET
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    The United Auto Workers union has placed concession talks with General Motors on the back burner as it tries to reach a deal with Chrysler before an April 30 government deadline, two people briefed on the negotiations said Thursday.

  • Nissan to Produce Zero Emission Cars By 2010: CEO Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 10:11 AM ET
    Nissan Advanced Technology Center, Atsugi city, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

    Nissan Motors CEO Carlos Ghosn said the company has the technology and the ability to produce cars that are going to be zero emissions by 2010 but also cost-friendly.

  • Chrysler Exec: Fiat Deal Possible, But Prepared For Worse Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 12:52 PM ET
    Jim Press

    Chrysler is working hard to complete a deal with Fiat, but is also prepared if the deal doesn't go through, Vice Chairman and President Jim Press told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Chevron Halts Production as Mt. Redoubt Erupts Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 5:00 PM ET

    Chevron has halted its oil production in Cook Inlet because of continuing threats from Mount Redoubt eruptions at the Drift River terminal, where the company stores its oil.

  • OK, I'll Say It: The Senate Is Senile Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 4:25 PM ET
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    If nobody else is going to say it, I will: the Senate is senile. I use the word senile deliberately because it has the same latin root as "senate." And the similarities don't stop at linguistics. The world's most poorly designed deliberative body has lost its mind.

  • Harder Deal Terms Seen for GM Bondholders, UAW Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 4:18 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    The White House's auto task force thinks that GM's latest offers to bond holders and auto workers will leave the company with too much debt and want the terms reduced even further, CNBC has learned.

  • GM CEO Forced Out as US Readies Autos Aid Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 10:01 AM ET
    General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Rick Wagoner.

    Wagoner's resignation comes as the company awaits president Barack Obama's reports on efforts to save GM and Chrysler.

  • GM Makes Offers to Union, Bondholders Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 4:04 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    An offer from GM is a "first shot, a starting point" for negotiations, said a GM bondholder told CNBC, but "there’s great disparity between the bondholders versus labor."

  • The Environmental Protection Agency is putting on hold hundreds of mountaintop coal-mining permits until it can evaluate the projects' impacts on streams and wetlands.

  • GM Bondholders Concerned Over Lack of Progress Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | 4:50 PM ET

    GM bondholders sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the leaders of the auto task force Sunday expressing frustration that they have received no response from either GM or the auto task force regarding their suggestions for a near $28 billion debt exchange.

  • Text of the Letter From GM Bondholders Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | 4:43 PM ET

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  • Exxon Liable for Gas Spill; Jury Awards $150 Million Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 5:34 PM ET
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    A jury awarded about $150 million to 91 families Thursday who sued Exxon Mobil over wells contaminated by a gasoline leak north of Baltimore.