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.

Saving Brazil’s Amazon: A Job for Tiny Norway

It’s been a bad, bad month for Brazil’s President Michel Temer. First he is called on the carpet by Brazil’s supermodel, Gisele Bündchen, for efforts to open up more of the Amazon to deforestation. Then he’s told that he’s at risk of losing a $1.1 billion payment from Norway for the same concern. And if that’s not bad enough, the US is rejecting Brazil’s beef imports because of alleged bribes in the supply chain. What’s a president to do?

Rick Perry Plays the Fukushima Card

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry played the Fukushima card in explaining why the Trump Administration insists it is critical to revive the controversial Yucca Mountain site to store over 70,000 tons of nuclear power waste.

Corporate Giants Favor New Carbon Tax

The Climate Leadership Council has launched a new campaign to promote its carbon tax plan, but even its own strategic partners WRI and The Nature Conservancy find shortcomings.

Reducetarian: 2017’s Diet Trend for Planetary Wellness

If a group of forward-thinking sustainable food leaders have their way,  the term “Reducetarian” will join the everyday lexicon of those who care about the environment, the food supply and public health.

Chesapeake Bay Island Community Crowd Funds for Climate Change Impacts

After President Trump called Mayor Eskridge last week and told him, “Your island has been there for hundreds of years, and I believe your island will be there for hundreds more,” donations are pouring in to a crowdfunding project to educate legislators about the impacts the island faces.

Chile’s Copper Mines: An Investment Hard-Wired for Climate Resilience?

Copper is one of the most useful metals – it has a role in construction, railways and heavy machinery to power transmission and telecommunications to semiconductors, microchips, photovoltaic cells for solar panels and other high-tech applications. But mining the red metal is energy intensive. Which is why Chile’s conversion of copper mines to renewable energy is getting climate folks talking.

U-Haul Invests in New England Wild Spaces

U-Haul and supermarket supplier C&S Wholesale Grocers announced a commitment to work with The Conservation Fund to offset their wood consumption by boosting the protection of a forest ecosystem in rural New Hampshire.

To Reduce Meat Consumption, Gussy Up Those Menus

Two recent studies suggest that boosting the consumption of meat alternatives and vegetables could be simple. In fact, subliminal messaging, or even more vibrant descriptions of food, could persuade consumers to explore meals without animal protein.

Climate Change Research Trip Cancelled — Too Risky In Warm Weather

Climate change is getting in the way of a $17 million, 4-year study designed to determine the effects of climate change on northern ecosystems and communities. Researchers say global warming is making the first leg of the well-planned exploration to perilous to carry out.