Our history shows an abysmal failure rate on the part of climate change, but our history also shows us that in the face of a clear and present danger, communities band together in to ‘fix-it’ mode — with amazing results. Apparently we just need to be able to touch or be touched by the issue.
Category: Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
Panasonic Eco Solutions, Clean Power Finance and Coronal Group launched a partnership that aims to make solar more to businesses and non-profits.
Remember the federal land being leased to coal mining companies for next to nothing? Interior Secretary Sally Jewell finally spoke out against the practice.
Before you pick up the keys to a new electric vehicle, you may want to check where you live and where you get your power. In Canada, a new report is throwing a monkey wrench into efforts of several provinces to convince residents to junk their gas guzzlers and go electric. The findings aren’t apt to make everyone happy, least of all those provinces that have invested in EV-buying incentive programs — and still rely on carbon-powered electricity grids.
Monsanto has launched an attack against the World Health Organization — accusing it of selective science and bias in research that linked glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, to cancer.
A Guardian petition calls on two of the world’s largest charitable foundations — the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust — to divest from fossil fuels.
Last week, the French parliament approved a law that requires new commercial buildings to be partially covered in either plants or solar panels.
How do you eradicate poverty, stop AIDS and HIV, and ensure every child has a primary education and all women have equality? Simple, say the founders of Project Everyone: You connect with every single person on the planet. So far, they’re off to a pretty bold start.
“As systems like Linux and Wikipedia have shown, people from around the world — connected by the Internet — can work together to solve complex problems in very new ways,” says MIT Sloan professor Thomas Malone, director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and principal investigator for the Climate CoLab project.
Corporations’ activities related to climate change and political lobbying are among those of greatest concern to shareholders, proxy proposals reveal.
One in 9 people across the globe lack access to safe water. For others, clean water comes plentifully from the tap. Can digital channels address the disconnect?