Business & Technology

Shell sues Greenpeace because it can’t sue its own incompetence

The oil company that has done basically everything short of sinking its own boats is now suing Greenpeace, blaming the group for obstructing Arctic drilling.

Why is rooftop solar cheaper in Germany than in the U.S.?

A new survey has answers -- and they're not as obvious as you might expect.

Bike-powered e-waste recycler could keep your electronics from murdering the planet

It's basically a grinder, attached to a bike.

A man, a plan, a pipeline: The tycoon guiding Romney on energy

Reuters takes a detailed look at the politics of Harold Hamm -- meaning the politics of Mitt Romney.

Shell building world’s biggest ship that will sail on ever-higher seas

It will be a floating natural gas refinery, since we need more of those.

Farmers begin ‘mass slaughter’ of animals as food prices spike

Over the short term, meat prices will drop as the supply spikes. But early next year, prices of staples and meat will rise.

Canadian gentleman willing to bet $7 on Keystone getting approved

He's like an ambassador or something? No idea.

Japan’s plan to phase out nuclear power lasted a week

The Japanese government has backtracked on plans to end the use of nuclear power.

Meet the only person who made money off the drought

Renee Haugerud is a farmer's daughter, but she's also the founder of a fancy New York hedge fund. These two attributes have made her basically the only person in the country to have come out ahead from this summer's terrible …