CANBERRA, Australia— Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like never before on climate change as the U.S., China and other nations signal new momentum for action. For a nation of just 23 million, Australia has played a significant role in past talks, but...» Read More
Many companies are guilty of "greenwashing" -- claims that mislead consumers, by words or image, about the environmenal impact of their products, experts say.
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If New York City is the Big Apple, then it wants to make sure it is a green one by being the first major US city to introduce a law requiring residents and manufacturers to recycle used electronic devices.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries sees no need to raise oil production to counter high oil prices, the OPEC President said on Sunday.
As people consumer more bottled water, there's been growing concern over how empty plastic bottles are disposed of. As a result, t consumers are increasingly looking at drinking tap water from reusable water bottles and businesses are springing up to serve them.
As farmers divert crops to the production of ethanol and biodiesel, food prices rise. Enter Jatropha Curcas, a wild poisonous shrub that grows in poor soil conditions, needs little water and is pest resistant but is easily converted into high quality biodiesel.
Hybrids are finding growing acceptance around the country - including the Midwest, although the West Coast , thanks to California, is still the largest market.
Green energy stocks have slumped since their peak in November and still look overvalued, since the price of oil, although painfully high, still hasn't risen enough to justify investors' hopes that renewable energy sources will steal the limelight.
Curbing greenhouse gases has become an emergency, as global warming advances faster than previously thought, Lord Nicholas Stern, the author of the 'Stern Review' on climate change and the economy, tells CNBC.com.
The prodigious American consumer electronics industry may be providing consumers with somewhat more ‘eco-friendly’ products. but it remains an industry with a dark side: mountains of toxic e-waste.
ZPower has spent the last 10 years working on silver-zinc rechargeable battery technology and will unveil its first product through a major technology partner in August. CEO Dr. Ross Dueber talks to CNBC.com about the technological, financial and environmental issues for his company, the industry and consumers.
A convergence of factors -- from sizzling commodity prices to high energy costs to new technology -- is transforming the waste management industry and driving strong growth.
The author of "the Stern Review" on the economic impact of climate change, Lord Nicholas Stern, talks to CNBC Europe about biofuels and climate change.
The U.S. economy has "turned down sharply" and is at risk of weakening further because of the slump in housing, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said.
The weak dollar is the main factor keeping prices at high levels, not the supply of oil, and that situation is likely to continue, current OPEC president Chakib Khelil, who is also Algerian Oil Minister, said on Tuesday.
Gas prices rose further into record territory Monday, pulled higher by resurgent oil futures and a growing belief that gasoline supplies are falling as the summer driving season approaches.
Retail gas prices surged to a new record above $3.30 a gallon Friday and appear poised to rise further in coming weeks as gasoline supplies tighten.