The Trump administration announced Thursday that it will auction off drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in just over a month.
The Arctic is not a barren, frozen wasteland. It's home to some of the most unique ecosystems in the world. More than this: it's home to people.
The Arctic is not a barren, frozen wasteland. Instead, it's home to some of the most unique ecosystems in the world. More than this: it's home to people. Those people are at the center of controversy over oil drilling in the Arctic. The Trump administration is now starting the formal process of selling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil companies, according to the New York Times. The move comes after the Trump administration opened the refuge for oil drilling in August 2020.
Seaweed is used in more than just sushi. It can be found in almond milk, baby food and lotion. Kelp is used in medicine, animal feed, fertilizer and even as a biofuel. That's why the commercial seaweed market size could surpass $85 billion by 2026, according to Global Market Insights. Seaweed farmer Bren Smith says all one needs to start in the business is $20,000, twenty acres and a boat, and that investment in a single seaweed farm can net up to $90,000 to $120,000 per year. Here's why the global demand in seaweed is expected to boom in the coming years.
With the cruising industry in tatters and the desire for remote travel greater than ever, chartering a yacht can sound appealing. Here's what you get for $5,000 to $150,000.
The U.S. is not even "remotely prepared" to re-open, an expert said on Tuesday as some states are set to lift lockdowns that had been imposed to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Germany's coronavirus infection rate has reportedly edged up while Spain's daily death rate has eased.
Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the historic OPEC+ oil production deal and what it will mean for his state.
Though crude has only plumbed its new lows for about a week, some are already warning that energy workers could see layoffs.
The House of Representatives is poised to vote on the impeachment of President Trump this week. Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy (R) joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the vote as well as the other top political headlines of the day.
BP, a major player on Alaska's North Slope for decades, announces it is selling all of its assets in the state.
Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people.
The appellate panel said Judge Jed Rakoff had relied on facts outside of legal filings in the case to dismiss the suit against the Times by Sarah Palin, who was the Republican vice presidential nominee in 2008.
Where you live could pay off.
By the numbers, these are America's worst states for business, according to a 2019 CNBC ranking released today. They received low marks for the quality of their workforce, business-friendliness, education and economic growth.
These states are the most expensive places to live in America, according to CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business study released Wednesday. CNBC scored all 50 states based on an index of average costs for basic items ranging from groceries to housing.
America's infrastructure is a mess, and experts say it could take $4.5 trillion to fix it. Yet Washington has yet to ratify a bipartisan plan. These 5 states are in the roughest shape, reveals the CNBC 2019 America's Top States for Business study.
The Last Frontier is rugged territory with high costs and poor infrastructure. But there is no other place like it.
David Wald, a seismologist with the United States Geological Survey, breaks down what the aftermath of California's back-to-back earthquakes mean for the U.S. economy and how it may impact business.
CPC SAYS THE HIGHEST ODDS FOR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE ACROSS WASHINGTON AND ALASKA PANHANDLE.