• China Races to Bury Quake Dead, Manage Survivors Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 9:58 PM ET
    An earthquake survivor looks for remains from his collapsed house following last week earthquake in Leigu near the town of Beichuan, southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday, May 20, 2008 .(AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

    China struggled on Friday to bury the dead and offer relief to those left injured, homeless and without food and water by the earthquake that may have killed more than 50,000 people.

  • Bike Commuters Opt to Burn Fat, Not Gas Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 1:41 PM ET

    Friday may be national Bike-to-Work Day, but more and more commuters are doing it on a daily basis, driven by ever-higher gasoline prices.

  • China Intensifies Quake Rescue But Hopes Dim Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 9:06 PM ET
    Rescuers search for victims in the debris of a hospital after the earthquake in Dujiangyan, China (AP).

    China ordered fresh waves of helicopters and aid into earthquake-devastated areas as severed roads, aftershocks and the sheer magnitude of 15,000 or more dead defied increasingly desperate rescue efforts. 

  • Congress Votes to Stop Adding Oil to Strategic Reserve Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 3:44 AM ET
    An oil refinery in Elizabeth, N.J. is shown in this aerial photo of Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. Oil prices extended their rise above $78 a barrel Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 after finishing at a record close the previous session as a production increase from OPEC failed to calm market concerns about the availability of supplies for winter in the Northern Hemisphere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Congress voted overwhelmingly  to stop adding oil to the Strategic Petroleum  Reserve until crude prices fall below $75 a barrel.

  • More Troops Rushed to Help China Quake Rescue Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 8:52 PM ET
    Rescuers search for victims in the debris of a hospital after the earthquake in Dujiangyan, China (AP).

    Thousands of Chinese troops are set to join a frantic search for earthquake survivors on Wednesday, with prospects looking increasingly grim for thousands of people buried under rubble and mud.

  • China Quake Death Toll Likely Tens of Thousands Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 11:46 AM ET
    Rescuers search for victims in the debris of a hospital after the earthquake in Dujiangyan, China (AP).

    China's most devastating earthquake in three decades killed more than 12,000 people with the toll likely to soar after state media said on Tuesday nearly 19,000 were buried under rubble in one city alone.

  • Old Pumps Can't Handle $4 Gas Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 7:26 AM ET

    Mom-and-pop service stations are running into a problem as gasoline marches toward $4 a gallon: Thousands of old-fashioned pumps can't register more than $3.99 on their spinning mechanical dials.

  • China Quake Kills Nearly 9,000, Toll Likely to Soar Monday, 12 May 2008 | 11:45 AM ET
    People rush to rescue students at Juyuan Middle School in Juyuan Township of Dujiangyan City, about 100 kilometers from the epicenter in southwest China's Sichuan province (AP).

    China's most devastating earthquake in three decades killed nearly 9,000 people on Monday, with the toll likely to soar as authorities struggle to reach casualties in large areas cut off from relief.

  • Goldman: Natural Gas Crunch Possible This Winter Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 9:12 AM ET

    U.S. natural gas inventories could be at seriously low levels at the start of winter this year, if current rates of liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports remain at record lows, a Goldman Sachs report said Wednesday.

  • Indonesia May Drop out of OPEC Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 3:48 AM ET

    Indonesia is considering quitting the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as the country's crude oil output had declined, the country's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said on Tuesday.

  • Electricity

    Done right, the smarter grid should save consumers money in the long run by reducing the need for new power plants, which we pay off in our monthly electric bills.

  • Smarter electric grid could be key to saving power Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 8:46 PM ET

    These days the environmental consequences and unfriendly economics of energy appear unsustainable. As a result, power providers and technology companies are making the electric grid smarter.

  • Gas-Tax Holiday Wouldn't Lower Prices at the Pump Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 10:16 AM ET

    On the surface at least, giving drivers a summertime "holiday" on the 18.4 cent federal gasoline tax sounds like a good idea. Too bad the idea flunks Economics 101.

  • Toy Industry Plays It Safe With Green Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 11:33 AM ET

    Growing safety concerns over children's toys has spiked interest in the eco-friendly toy sector and companies are working quickly to tap into the growing market.

  • Commander Planet: Retail Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 6:56 PM ET

    Looking for a retail trade that could make the competition green with envy. Commander Planet to the rescue!

  • US Rice Jumps to Record High on Supply Fears Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 6:09 AM ET

    U.S. rice futures rose to a fresh all-time high on Wednesday on worries about supply shortages which have triggered political unrest and export restrictions designed to protect dwindling domestic stocks.

  • On the Line: CSX CEO Michael Ward Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 6:57 PM ET

    This railroad company knows that green is the color of money. Here's how it makes the environment play in its favor.

  • Oil Prices Must Stay High to Have Enough Supply Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 2:56 PM ET

    Energy producers cannot halt a rally that has driven oil to nearly $120 a barrel and the world might have to live with even higher prices if it wants supplies for the future, exporters said on Tuesday.

  • Companies' 'Green' Claims Often Misleading: Experts Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 12:19 PM ET

    Many companies are guilty of "greenwashing" -- claims that mislead consumers, by words or image, about the environmenal impact of their products, experts say.

  • Know Your IPO: Intrepid Potash Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 6:42 PM ET

    Here's how Cramer would go about buying this new fertilizer company when it comes to market later this week.