LONDON, May 24- For Rivka Micklewaite and fellow students, securing a pledge this week from Oxford University to avoid direct investments in companies producing coal or tar sands is just the beginning. The second-year engineering student from Balliol College is not alone. Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund and the Church of England are among recent...» Read More
An EPA offensive against carbon emissions doesn't overly endorse renewable energy. But renewable energy wins anyway.
Daniel Curran, University of Dayton president, explains the university's push for the environment and why it divested coal and fossil fuels from its $670 million investment pool.
The EPA's new proposal to reduce carbon emissions won't negatively affect the consumer, Public Citizen's Tyson Slocum told CNBC.
Discussing whether changes to offset coal emissions will impact the consumer, with Tyson Slocum, Public Citizen, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the Obama administration argues its proposal to reduce carbon emissions at coal power plants would not only create new jobs in renewable energy industries, but provide public health benefits.
If there's a war on coal, someone may have forgotten to tell its primary target.
Stanford's divestment from coal is just the beginning of investors taking climate change seriously, according to a senior Wall Street risk pro.
Stanford University said it will no longer use any of its $18.7 billion endowment to invest in coal firms, a move aimed at combating climate change.
Europe’s dependence on Russian gas has declined for years, but the standoff in Ukraine has Europe seeking alternatives.
If you thought coal was fading—upstaged by natural gas and solar panels—guess again. Look at the bustling Powder River Basin that's powering America.
More U.S. power plants have been burning coal to meet rising energy demand. CNBC's Brad Quick offers an inside look from the Powder River Basin in Montana and Wyoming, one of America's largest coal regions.
There's nothing like a polar vortex to drive down inventories and boost demand for coal, still a key generator of electricity. But how long will King Coal's run last?
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the projected increase in demand for coal.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the demand for coal and the government regulation coal miners are facing.
CNBC's Scott Cohn speaks with Colin Marshall, Cloud Peak Energy CEO, from the Spring Creek Mine about the rising demand for coal due to the spike in natural gas prices.
U.S. shale oil drillers are being treated as "milk cows" for refiners due to Washington's longstanding ban on U.S. crude exports, one of the top drillers has complained.
Michael Ward, CSX CEO, projects modest growth for 2014 and discusses trends throughout Q4. Ward also expects to face some similar coal challenges experienced in 2013.
Dissecting which stocks will have the biggest reversal in 2014, with the "Fast Money: traders. Brian Kelly thinks Pioneer Natural Resources will go lower.
Larry McDonald, Newedge USA senior director, discusses the politics surrounding the coal sector and shares his 2014 outlook for the unloved sector.
Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS, sees more upside risks for the global economy next year, especially as the U.S. fiscal drag eases.