Business & Technology

More jobs lost as wind tax credit nears expiration. Congress, you listening?

A ball-bearing manufacturer in South Carolina announces plans to close a plant, thanks to GOP unwillingness to extend a key wind tax credit.

Scientists create digital watch powered by cyborg lobsters

We are not making this up: that is what scientists at Clarkson University and the University of Vermont College of Medicine call them.

Indian electricity and Nigerian oil: Lucrative targets for thieves

In India, about a quarter of all electricity is stolen or lost in transmission. In Nigeria, $7 billion worth of oil was pilfered last year.

Comically evil coal boss forces white-collar workers to give up cash for Romney too

The head of Murray Energy, who forced coal miners to attend a Romney rally, also demands that his management staff make political contributions.

Enbridge doesn’t want to clean up its oil spill, it wants to go play

Sometimes, as any parent knows, you just have to put your foot down.

What’s inside your iPhone 5? [VIDEO]

Apple's newest release contains far fewer toxic chemicals than its predecessors, but that's still not saying much.

Debate debrief: No mention of climate, energy lies from Romney

In the first debate, Romney made bogus statements about stimulus funding for cleantech firms. No one made any statements about climate change.

Chinese company sues to buy wind farms; Warren Buffett has an easier time

A Chinese-owned company is suing Obama for blocking its purchase of four wind farms in Oregon. Warren Buffet has no problems buying wind farms in California.

Yet another oil sheen spotted in Gulf of Mexico

The government has spotted another oily mess in the Gulf. It isn't totally sure it's from BP. Yet, anyway.