12:01 a.m. Nov. 26, 2021
How to buy, install and use an electric car chargerIt's more than just plugging into the wall outlet. Here are the basics, plus the factors that may be big decision-makers for you, such as convenience and cost
10:44 a.m. Nov. 20, 2021
- By Michael Brush
This fund company was an early believer in Tesla — it's now making these betsBaron funds took big stakes in Nvidia, Sea, Shopify and other companies in the third quarter.
9:32 a.m. Nov. 2, 2021
- By Joy Wiltermuth
What California’s fading cotton crop in favor of almonds reveals about premium farmland and a warming planetDrought, water shortages and the pandemic shift focus back to the necessities of life. Farmland is a big part of that bet for investors.
2:00 a.m. Oct. 28, 2021
- By MarketWatch
America is running out of water: 3 things investors should know$55 billion of President Biden's proposed infrastructure package, if passed, would go towards improving the U.S. declining water supply. Here's what this means for investors.
11:06 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021
- By Paul Brandus
Drought is among the biggest dangers to the U.S. New water technology is making its way across the countryHydroponics and regenerative agriculture are two methods the U.S. West is using to keep food growing.
7:59 a.m. Oct. 14, 2021
- By Tracy Kaler
Good Company: Dry Farm Wines’ Biodynamic Bottles The natural wine club supports regenerative farming and lower-alcohol offerings
4:32 a.m. Oct. 4, 2021
Water Shortages Threaten the Economy and Our Food Supply
Without intervention, it's only a matter of time until the money dries up.
6:23 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021
Illegal marijuana farms are using up too much water in the Western U.S.Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree-studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it.
6:56 a.m. Sept. 10, 2021
Biden, Democrats harken back to New Deal era with push for $10 billion Civilian Climate Corps programThe White House says the $10 billion program would address both priorities as young adults find work installing solar panels, planting trees, digging irrigation ditches and boosting outdoor recreation.
9:05 a.m. Sept. 9, 2021
Texas farmers restore native grasslands as groundwater dries upFor decades, the Texas Panhandle was green with cotton, corn and wheat. Wells drew a thousand gallons a minute from the seemingly bottomless Ogallala aquifer, allowing farmers to thrive despite frequent dry spells and summer heat.
5:38 p.m. Sept. 1, 2021
Firefighters make progress against Lake Tahoe blaze, but dangerous conditions remainFirefighters reported progress Wednesday in the battle to save communities on the south end of Lake Tahoe from an approaching forest fire after the stiff winds they had feared failed to materialize in the California-Nevada alpine region.
11:30 p.m. Aug. 30, 2021
Afghanistan's Economy Is About to Collapse, Warns Ex-Central Bank Governor
With international reserves frozen and development aid suspended, Afghanistan's banking system is perilously low on cash, writes Abdul Qadeer Fitrat.
2:45 p.m. Aug. 24, 2021
- By Alisa Wolfson
2 things you should be using to clean your teeth, but probably aren'tDo you use an electric toothbrush and oral irrigator?
4:02 p.m. Aug. 21, 2021
- By Rachel Koning Beals
Colorado River shortage should push homeowners everywhere to be smarter about water --- here's howThe persistent drought in the U.S. West, including this week's announcement of the first-ever water shortage for the Colorado River and vital Lake Mead, prompts a fresh look at how much water is wasted in homes across the country.
10:26 a.m. Aug. 21, 2021
- By Olivier Jolliet
Eating 1 hot dog costs you 36 minutes of 'healthy' life, but a portion of nuts and seeds adds 25 minutesThe Health Nutritional Index finds that substituting only 10% of the daily caloric intake of beef and processed meats for a diverse mix of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and select seafood could add 48 healthy minutes of life per day.
6:06 p.m. Aug. 14, 2021
- By Richard White
History shows spending on infrastructure doesn't always end wellThere's an environmental and financial downside to ambitious public works such as highways, dams and canals
8:32 p.m. Aug. 11, 2021
Arizona farmers brace for force first-ever mandatory cuts to vital Colorado water supply The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's projection next week will spare cities and tribes but hit Arizona farmers hard.
4:17 a.m. July 30, 2021
Infrastructure Spending Could Lift These Stocks
A Senate vote to start debate on a $1.2 trillion package has set the infrastructure-train in motion. Potential winners include Jacobs Engineering, Hubbell, and Union Pacific.
7:39 a.m. July 15, 2021
- By Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore
Good Company: Fossil’s Earth-Friendly Cactus-Leaf BagsThe brand saw the pandemic as an opportunity to refocus on sustainability
2:10 p.m. July 1, 2021
'Sobering' and 'shameful': Deadly scope of Northwest heat wave becomes clearAs forecasters warned of a record-breaking heat wave in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada last weekend, officials set up cooling centers, distributed water to the homeless and took other steps. Still, hundreds of people are believed to have died from Friday to Tuesday.
3:03 p.m. June 29, 2021
Rolling blackouts hit Pacific Northwest as record heat wave moves inlandThe unprecedented Northwest U.S. heat wave that slammed Seattle and Portland, Oregon, moved inland Tuesday — prompting a electrical utility in Spokane, Washington, to warn that people will face more rolling blackouts amid heavy power demand.
10:32 a.m. June 5, 2021
Maine's blueberry crop faces climate change peril
Maine's beloved wild blueberry fields are home to one of the most important fruit crops in New England, and scientists have found they are warming at a faster rate than the rest of the state.
3:58 a.m. May 17, 2021
- By Mojtaba Sadegh
Drought-stricken western states face a water crisis and another dangerous fire seasonA sign of climate change: Giant Lake Mead is on pace to fall to levels in June that could trigger the first federal water shortage declaration, with water use restrictions across the region.
5:29 a.m. March 27, 2021
Sustainable agriculture is the next way ESG investors can fight climate change7 ways for ESG investors to profit from sustainable agriculture.
10:31 a.m. Feb. 9, 2021
- By Home Media
The Home Service Club: Reviews, coverage and cost (2020)A home warranty can protect you from costly system and appliance repairs. Read our review of The Home Service Club to learn about the company’s offerings.
1:30 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021
China’s Highflying Solar Stocks Face Political Risk
Stocks like Daqo New Energy, Jinko Solar, and GCL-Poly energy could take hits as labor practices in Xinjiang come under scrutiny