Overall U.S. beer sales are falling, but one segment is seeing double-digit growth: craft beers from small brewers. And the key to increasing that boom lies in the growler.
Why haven't you bought an electric car yet? Part of the answer might lie in government policies, which are keeping prices high and convenience low.
Wastewater officials across the country have been trying to spread the message that not just anything can go down the toilet, and it has recently taken aim at wipes.
Are electric cars really as green as they seem? Given the nature of U.S. power plants, those Teslas and Priuses may not be a huge improvement over their gas-powered brethren.
For consumers hoping to reduce their carbon footprint, Coke's PlantBottle looks like a great bet. But is it the real thing...or just a marketing ploy?
An independent probe found evidence of a plot by lawyers to "corrupt" the BP settlement program, but nothing that warranted stopping payments to victims of Gulf oil...
Want to save gas but don't know where to charge up your electric car? Experts predict that there will be 199,000 charging stations by 2020.
CVS continues to "reward" its ExtraCare members by giving out comically large receipts for small purchases. And it has no intention of stopping.
When it comes to "alternative" ways to generate electricity, solar is just about the most expensive form of energy you can buy.
The West and Midwest are blazing hot this summer, which experts warn will lead to overheated cows that don't produce as much milk.
This month, the Department of Energy unveiled a tool to compare "per gallon" costs of electric- vs. gas-powered cars. Here's how the overall costs of owning them...
While profit-seeking motives and greed have not been wiped out, serious, socially conscious changes are under way in American capitalism.
Among the big wins and rough patches revealed in the business world this week: Tesla ramps up for coast-to-coast drives, and Trina Solar has its share of ups and downs.
Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that Monsanto can control how farmers use its genetically-modified soybean seeds. Here's why those little beans are a big deal to you.
The global financial crisis helped slam the brakes on clean-tech dreams from electric cars to solar panels, but the roots of green energy's mid-life crisis run far deeper.
When supermarkets deliver, it cuts the carbon emissions associated with food shopping by up to 90%, a new study shows. But it saves more than the Earth: It's profitable, too.
Last year was the second most extreme weather year in U.S. history, and the corporate world is at last starting to realize that climate change could cost it a fortune.
A green lifestyle doesn't have to end when your life does. With a bit of planning, you can save on your funeral and reduce your last environmental impact at the same time.
Top chains like McDonald's and Starbucks are trying to make fast food more environmentally friendly -- and more profitable.
It's a simple way to make extra cash you might not considered before: breeding worms for composters and fishermen. We dig into the details of this doubly "green"...
Americans waste $146 billion on energy each year. But several groups are aiming to help people wrangle in their utility costs -- and get rewards in the process.
Exxon Mobil was working to clean up thousands of barrels of oil in Mayflower, Ark., after a pipeline carrying heavy Canadian crude ruptured in a major spill.
Whole Foods is giving its suppliers five years to clearly label all products containing GMO-ingredients. And where Whole Foods leads, the grocery industry will likely follow.
Two years ago, Bill Gates famously dismissed green energy as too inefficient and expensive to make a dent in global warming. Today, investors are beginning to agree.
Pope Benedict XVI was a moral and religious leader, but there's also a fiscal side to his legacy: He endorsed several positions that could affect the personal finances of...
California's Prop 37, which would have introduced labeling rules for foods containing genetically modified organisms, failed last week, largely because of a huge and...
Opponents of the Endangered Species Act don't argue against it because they have something against gorillas -- it's because, they say, the cost in lost jobs and higher taxes...
Home heating oil prices are predicted to hit a record high this winter, thanks to more normal temperatures and weather. And that's bad news for one region of the country in...