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Corporate donations to the relief effort in Haiti now total more than $106 million according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, surpassing the $100 million in aid initially pledged by the U.S. government.
One week after the earthquake in Haiti, donations to the relief effort have surged past $210 million, according to the latest tally by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. That puts the pace of giving well ahead of the effort following the 2004 Asian Tsunami, but behind the $457 million raised in the week following Hurricane Katrina.
Major companies continued to pour support into the Haiti relief effort following last Tuesday's devastating earthquake, and the US Chamber of Commerce said corporate aid pledges had already exceeded $16 million by 11 am Eastern.
Celebrities are tapping into the power of social media to drive donations to help the three million people in Haiti that are desperately in need of aid.
The US must address climate change in an international context, not just from a domestic lens, Caterpillar CEO Jim Owens told CNBC.
As the holiday season fast approaches, food seems to be on everyone's minds. But does food also whet the investor's appetite?
Target and CVS are the latest retailers giving discount incentives to customers who bring in their own reusable bags instead of using the store's plastic bags.
BP Capital Management Founder and Chairman T. Boone Pickens said he continues to expect oil prices will spike when the global economy picks up and spurs greater demand for oil.
The Mountaineer Power Plant in West Virginia has become the world’s first coal-fired power plant to capture some of the carbon dioxide it churns out and store it in the ground.
The first carbon neutral house on the East Coast, located in McLean, Va., is opening its doors on Oct. 10. The Green House, as it’s been named, uses approximately 70 to 80 percent less energy per square foot than a comparable new house.
Plus, a play on the oil drillers.
Warren Buffett's retreat from "volatile" catastrophic property damage reinsurance gets a spotlight in today's (Monday) Wall Street Journal.
The oil market is over-supplied, said Joe Petrowski, the CEO of Gulf Oil on Thursday. As oil stocks approach a 29-year high, the fundamental supply-side of the market has never been more bearish, he said.
If you think coal is the answer to all our energy woes, you might want to think again.
While Americans debate the use of so-called clean coal, China is mastering the application of the technology.
Mexico's state-owned oil company PEMEX appears to have not been affected by the swine flu, though oil prices have plunged.
Christophe de Margerie doesn't see a bounce back this year, saying 2010 is more likely.
Oil is relatively cheap, supplies are more than ample (some analysts fear we're awash in crude), so why am I paying more at the gas pump than I was a month ago?
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A fast and furious as the crude oil market selloff has been, it's far from over, says one expert.