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  • Fracking linked to earthquakes?     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 9:48 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team reacts to a recent study suggesting that fracking for natural gas has contributed to earthquakes in Texas.

  • Nikkei Business Report     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    The Tokyo metropolitan government will invest in 6 solar power projects across Japan. Tokyo had set up funds last year to invest in power plants, and these funds will cover 20-30% of the cost of the new 170 million dollar solar power project. Sachiko Kishida reports.

  • Nikkei Business Report     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority has rated the latest radioactive water leakage at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant a Level-3 incident. Nozomu Kitadai reports.

  • China Earthquake Toll Rises as Rescuers Struggle Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 4:48 AM ET
    Earthquake Hits China's Sichuan Province

    Rescuers struggled to reach a remote corner of southwestern China on Sunday as the toll of the dead and missing from the country's worst earthquake in three years rose to 203 with almost 1,000 serious injuries.

  • Hall: Are You Prepared for the 'Worst Case Scenario'? Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 2:25 PM ET
    A forest burns during a backburn operation to fight the Wallow Firen in Nutrioso, Arizona.

    Your best business plans can go up in smoke if you're not planning now for the 'worst case scenario,' says this blogger.

  • Rajiv Biswas, director of South East Asia at IHS Global Insight, told CNBC, "The great news is it wasn't the same sort of earthquake and secondly that the early warning systems seemed to be working relatively well, but I think it also highlights the great vulnerability of countries in Asia to this kind of disaster."

  • Attractive Indonesian Stocks     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 11:11 PM ET

    James Thom, Investment Manager, Aberdeen Asset Management says Astra International and Holcim Indonesia are great opportunities for investors looking to gain exposure to the Indonesian market.

  • Indonesia Earthquake Update     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports the details of the aftershock Indonesia is facing since the earthquake.

  • Earthquake Strikes Indonesia     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    Edward Gustely, Penida Capital Advisors and senior advisor to Indonesia's Ministry of Finance, offers insight on the earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia today and the effectiveness of early warning systems set up after the 2004 tsunami.

  • Aftershock Strikes Indonesia     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Chloe Cho has the latest on a powerful aftershock which struck off the coast of Indonesia today.

  • Breaking News: Earthquake Strikes Indonesia     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    Ian Williams, NBC News, reports the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the tsunami alert it had for all of the Indian Ocean.

  • Yen Gets a Lift, Swiss National Bank Talks Tough Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    Indonesia's quake hits the rupiah and Cambodia tries to de-dollarize - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • 8.8 Magnitude Aftershock Hits Indonesia     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    An 8.8 magnitude aftershock strikes close to the area rocked by an earlier quake off the coast of Sumatra. The quake was felt as far away as the Thai capital Bangkok.

  • Quake Strikes Indonesia     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 6:12 AM ET

    A magnitude 8.7 earthquake hit west of Sumatra, Indonesia, and a tsunami warning is in effect for the entire Indian Ocean.

  • Does Fracking Cause Earthquakes?     Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 2:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on how to fuel up your nat gas powered car at home. And the politics of natural gas, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also, debating whether fracking for oil and gas causes earthquakes, with Bill Ellsworth, U.S. Geological Survey, and Bill Richardson, former Energy Secretary.

  • Earthquake in Mexico     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury and Brian Sullivan report on a 7.9 earthquake in Mexico.

  • Post-Traumatic Filmmaking in Japan Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 12:48 AM ET

    The tsunami that hit Japan last year inspired many documentaries, 29 of which were shown at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in October, the New York Times reports.

  • Strong Quakes Shake Japan, but No Apparent Damage Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 8:47 AM ET

    A series of earthquakes rattled Tokyo and northeast Japan late Wednesday evening, but caused no apparent damage or injury in the same region hit by last year's devastating tsunami.

  • Nuclear Industry One Year After Fukushima     Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at how the nuclear industry has been altered one year after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

  • Tsunami hits Japan

    Last year's triple Fukushima disaster – an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis trifecta -- claimed more than 19,000 lives and wreaked utter havoc on the affected area. But the cascading effects of the Fukushima catastrophe may prove to be even more serious and long-lasting.

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