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  • Japan nuclear plant leaks tons of radioactive water Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 3:29 AM ET
    A satellite image of the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor following concerns over a build-up of radioactive ground water.

    The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant said it believes about 300 tons of highly contaminated water has leaked from a storage tank designed to hold overflows.

  • Fracking: good or bad for the environment?     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Steve Everley, team lead at Energy in Depth and Emily Wurth, water program director at Food & Water Watch, debates the benefits and risks of fracking in the U.S.

  • US oil loses ground to settle near $105 Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 3:41 PM ET
    A gas flare is seen at an oil well site outside Williston, North Dakota.

    U.S. crude oil futures fell sharply on Tuesday as traders sold to close out positions ahead of the front-month contract's expiration and in reaction to news the Seaway pipeline had shut down halting shipments from Oklahoma to the Gulf Coast.

  • Why German brewers oppose fracking draft     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Marc-Oliver Huhnholz, press officer at the German Brewers' Association, explains that brewers in Germany wish to amend the law on fracking to protect more water sources than currently included.

  • Labor Day travel to be highest since 2008 crisis Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    More people will travel this Labor Day holiday than they have on any of the September breaks since the 2008 financial crisis, U.S. travel group AAA said on Tuesday.

  • Bottling up sunshine in the Golden State     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:43 AM ET

    California is continuing its efforts to go green. The state wants to "bottle" sunlight and wind energy and put it on the grid. Andrew McAllister, California Energy Commission, discusses alternative energy storage and solutions.

  • Cramer: This behemoth on the prowl Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 6:53 PM ET

    Cramer smells deal. And he thinks 4 companies could be in play.

  • Fast Money, August 19, 2013     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Eyeing Libya     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • How to invest in renewables     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Peter Dickson, founding partner at Glennmont Partners, discusses renewables, and advises investing in underlying assets such as wind farms or solar parks for "secure long-term yields".

  • The young and rich snapping up Tesla's Model S Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:58 AM ET
    Tesla Motors Model S

    Compared to other luxury sedans, Tesla sells the Model S to a much higher percentage of men and those buyers are, on average, younger and wealthier.

  • Here's why Egypt-led oil rally may falter Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:28 PM ET
    Egyptian army armored personnel carriers (APC) are seen stationed at the entrance of Tahrir Square on August 18, 2013 in Cairo.

    Benchmark global oil markets may already fully reflect the risk of political instability worsening in Egypt, implying further oil price gains may be limited in scope this week.

  • Egypt's Brotherhood deaths to intensify crisis Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 11:10 PM ET
    Egyptian opposition protester celebrates on news the Egyptian military will be temporarily taking over from the country's first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi.

    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood accused security forces of killing dozens of detained Islamists, upping the pressure in a crisis that has rocked the Arab world's most populous state.

  • China's shift may mean coal's days are numbered Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 6:42 AM ET

    China's renewal of its carbon reduction targets, as well as reports that it is clamping down on coal production, has led analysts to turn bearish on the outlook for coal.

  • Can China really change course on energy?     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Charles Yonts, head of sustainable research at CLSA, explains why he expects China to stick to its targets of improving its energy mix with renewables by 2015, and what it would mean for the local economy.

  • OMV buys key Statoil oil fields for $2.65 billion Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 3:19 AM ET

    Norway's Statoil has sold stakes in key oil fields to OMV, freeing at least $2.65 billion for capital expenditure and boosting the Austrian firm's presence in Norway's booming oil industry.

  • Too big to merge? Big Oil avoids acquisitions Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    A derrick hand for Raven Drilling, works on an oil rig drilling into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.

    With record U.S. oil production, one could assume large oil companies have an urge to make a deal by snapping up smaller, more nimble producers, but analysts say it wouldn't be a good idea.

  • Mexican energy reform: Here are the winners Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    Reforms that would open up Mexico's energy industry were less aggressive than some oil companies would have liked, but the proposed changes are still likely to have their winners.

  • Egyptian army defiant as protests begin Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 9:05 AM ET
    Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top and next to their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

    Thousands of protesters took to the streets in cities across Egypt on Friday, including Tanta, Alexandria and Nasr City in eastern Cairo.

  • Despite glut, Cramer hears nat gas poised for rally Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 6:24 PM ET

    It may seem hard to believe, but nat gas may have what it takes to make a major move higher.

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