The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to a report released this week.
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.
If Donald Trump and his team were to tackle climate change, he could genuinely help the people who voted for him. But are the incoming president and his GOP cohorts in Congress willing to warm to clean energy?
During the Munich Security Conference last weekend, some expressed concern that climate change risks could escalate social conflicts around the globe.
New satellite photos released by the NGO Mighty reveal evidence that a South Korean-owned palm oil producer is violating its self-imposed moratorium on felling virgin rainforest. But that’s not the only company NGOs say is breaking the rules when it comes to deforestation and human rights.
Aquaculture can be a win for the economy and the environment — creating rural jobs and providing healthy, local seafood, argues Robert Jones of the Nature Conservancy.
Norway keeps breaking records when it comes to electric vehicle sales — a trend experts say will continue. So, what’s the country’s secret sauce? 3p’s Leon Kaye takes a closer look.
According to a recent study, India’s air is becoming the deadliest on Earth — outpacing even China, which loses over a million people a year to air pollution.
Closer ties between the U.S. and Russia “would open the doors for massive investment into the Russian oil and gas exploration and production,” a former energy minister under Vladimir Putin said this week.
A team of researchers found a link between how climate change impacts untreated drinking water and the rate of gastrointestinal illness in children. It’s the first study to assess how future rainfall patterns may impact human health.
A school district in Indiana rescued more than 11,200 food items in five months, with the help of Chartwells K12 and K12 Food Rescue. And organizers say the program also catalyzes student leadership around sustainability.
Today, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will start hearings to “modernize the Endangered Species Act.” NASA and the Department of Energy could also soon find themselves in the Congressional hot seat.
How do average citizens sort out the inaccurate information that courses across the Internet? The answer to that question might be more difficult than predicting the future of our changing climate, argues 3p’s Carl Nettleton.