It’s past time to accelerate innovation and action on climate change, says Seva Karpauskaite, a master’s student from Kaunus, Lithuania, and the winner of Masdar’s 2017 Engage Social Media Contest. She reflects on her hopes for the future before attending Abu Dhabi Sustainability 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.
The EPA accused Fiat-Chrysler of cheating on emissions testing days after the FBI arrested a former Volkswagen executive for the same crime.
This week Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to pen an article for the peer-reviewed Science magazine. In it, he argues that clean energy and climate action achieved “irreversible momentum” that will persist regardless of future policies coming out of Washington.
The Department of Energy estimates that $100 billion in public- and private-sector investment could fully modernize the American energy grid and save consumers $2 trillion over the next 20 years. Lynn Scarlett of the Nature Conservancy explains more.
Former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson attracted the criticism of even some Republican senators in this week’s Congressional hearings. But does that mean he won’t be nominated as secretary of state? Not necessarily…
Singapore seems to have a better grasp on water conservation than even California, a state that has suffered six long years of drought and has become one of America’s conservation leaders.
Extreme weather can throw any operational protocol for a loop. But as you secure your supply chain, vendor relationships and other facets of your company, make sure you account for the safety of your most precious resource: your employees.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt sued the Environmental Protection Agency more than a dozen times to block air, water and climate protections. But he’s on tap to lead the agency in the incoming Trump administration.
New research shows renewables are now the cheapest available sources of electricity in many areas. This flips the question of clean-versus-cost on its head. And in 2017, we may be asking: How much can we save by accelerating the renewable energy transition?
Six years ago, California signed into law the country’s first carpet waste management legislation. But the state’s carpet recycling rate is actually falling. What gives?
As science and policy swirls around the introduction of sterile male mosquitoes to help eliminate the global scourge of malaria in some regions, Chicago has its local version.
Experts tell us that climate change will make things more expensive for cities, states and nations in the coming years. But it will also impact our wallets in unexpected ways. We’ve listed four that are already playing out in cities across North America.