Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison, the majority owner of the Hawaiian island of Lanai, plans to build a facility that would house aquaponics and hydroponics sustainable food systems to produce fresh produce and fish for Lanai residents visitors.
The Keystone XL pipeline may be a step closer to approval now that the State Department has concluded the project would have little impact on greenhouse gas emissions.
Tesla Motors said it sold almost 6,900 cars in the fourth quarter of 2013, its biggest quarter ever and 20 percent higher than its guidance. Tesla stock shot up by nearly 16 percent on the news to $161.27.
Coal made a slight comeback last year, and carbon emissions went up in the U.S. as a result.
After two years of decreases, energy-related carbon emissions ticked up 2 percent in 2013 thanks to an increase in coal consumption by electric utilities.