A severe labor shortage looms in the power industry thanks to rising energy demands and a workforce on the verge of retirement. Sarah Gardner looks at how utility companies plan to keep the juice coming.
Manufacturing giant GE is touting its green credentials, saying sales of energy-friendly products are on the rise. But what about those still-dirty diesel locomotives? The company says it's taking a "balanced" approach.
Mayors from around the world are meeting in the Big Apple today for the Large Cities Climate Summit. The goal is to figure out how to reduce their carbon footprints, but it's no walk in Central Park, Sarah Gardner reports.
The magazine PR Week hosts a conference today for marketing types to swap stories and advice on "going green." So as more and more companies launch new environmental initiatives, how can you tell what's just window dressing? Sarah Gardner looks into it.
Hundreds of new nuclear plants have been proposed worldwide, including two dozen in the U.S., as a means to dealing with global warming. There's one little problem — who will staff them? Sarah Gardner reports.
Twenty-one years ago today, the world witnessed the worst nuclear accident in history at Chernobyl. But that was literally a lifetime ago for students about to graduate, and they're eager to work in the industry, Sarah Gardner reports.
A new report reveals that reactions to our increasingly global trade run the gamut, but most people around the world agree that someone needs to be looking out for the environment in all this. Sarah Gardner has more.