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  • Lloyd’s warns on climate change impact Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 2:51 AM ET
    Three vehicles crashed into a creek close after the road washed out from beneath them in Broomfield Colorado, September 12, 2013.

    Lloyd’s of London called on the insurance industry to factor climate change into risk models on Thursday.

  • Going Green on the Frontlines of the Economy Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    To celebrate Earth Week, we asked members of our exclusive Young Presidents' Organization Chief Executive Network to tell us how their companies go green.

  • ‘Black gold’ could boost this crisis-hit country Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 8:32 AM ET
    Alava in north Spain, where exploration projects are underfoot for shale gas

    Spain could drill and frack its way out of sky-high unemployment and a struggling economy, according to a report this week by consultancy Deloitte.

  • Going Green, Making Green: Yes, It Can be Done Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Mark Hebner

    A big loss by pension giant CalPERS highlights the perils of investing based on principles alone. Young Presidents' Organization member Mark Hebner reveals his strategy.

  • Tupperware CEO Wants to Save Earth With...Plastic   Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 6:00 PM ET
    Tupperware: Saving the Earth with Plastic

    Tupperware CEO Rick Goings discussed the popularity of his company's reusable water bottles, global growth and what's in store for consumers the rest of 2013.

  • Hybrids Go Mainstream   Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Hybrids Go Mainstream

    Hybrids used to be for the early adapters and eco-friendly Hollywood elite, but now they are really going mainstream, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Planet-friendly trades   Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 5:50 PM ET
    Happy Earth Week! Earth-Friendly Trades

    The "Fast Money" traders share their "earth-friendly" trades.

  • Jim Cramer: Green Trucks Turning a Corner Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 6:16 PM ET

    New developments could mean big things for alternative energy and related stocks.

  • Top 10 Fuel-Efficient Cars for 2013 Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Ford Focus Electric

    Kelly Blue Book attempts to answer which fuel-efficient car should be picked from its list of Top 10 Green Cars for 2013.

  • A driver backs his truck into a bay at a Waste Management trash processing facility in Cicero, Illinois.

    Waste Management CEO David Steiner chats with CNBC about how his clients are going green and whether his company will be able to profit from recycling.

  • Making a Cup of Environmentally Sustainable Coffee Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Martin Mayorga

    Being socially and environmentally responsible does not have to be achieved at the expense of profits. In Mayorga Coffee's case, focusing on sustainability has been a competitive advantage.

  • MillerCoors Reveals 'Green' Beer   Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    MillerCoors Reveals 'Green' Beer

    As part of NBC Universal's "Green is Universal" Earth Week initiative, MillerCoors breaks the news on CNBC's Squawk Box that its Golden, Colorado brewery -- the largest single-site brewery in the world -- will become a zero waste facility, recycling or reusing 99 percent of all brewery waste, in just a few weeks.

  • Saving the Environment, One Landfill at a Time Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    Buddy Teaster, CEO of Souls4Souls, which distributes used footwear to the needy, and a member of the Young Presidents' Organization member, tells us why Earth Day still matters.

  • Earth Day Turns 43: Is Activism Still Strong? Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:01 AM ET

    New environmental threats that laws cannot address are fostering a fresh grassroots call to action, says guest commentator Terry Tamminen.

  • Earth Day Founder Builds on Sustainable Architecture Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    An array of 575 solar panels covers the roof of Seattle's Bullitt Center, a model for a new generation of sustainable, energy-efficient buildings.

    The self-sustaining building, which generates all its own electricity and collects its own water, could inspire more action to raise awareness about the environment and the need to curb climate change.

  • A Look at the World's Greenest Office Building Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    It’s alive! Inside the world’s greenest building.

  • Drought Worsens, Scorching Much of the Country Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 3:53 PM ET

    The drought that ravaged much of the U.S. in 2012 shows no sign of letting up in some sections of the country.

  • 'Beyond Petroleum?' BP Goes Back to Basics Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    BP is now a markedly less "green" company than it was a few short years ago, highlighting certain business realities taking hold in the energy industry.

  • Alberta's 'Dirty Oil': Drillers, Opponents Square Off Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 10:12 AM ET
    A Caterpillar Inc. mining truck carries a load at Syncrude Canada Ltd.'s oil sands North Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.

    This week there's sure to be plenty of talk about the environmental impact of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. But the real debate begins hundreds of miles north where the oil comes from, in Fort McMurray, Alberta—the unofficial capitol of oil sands country.

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