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.

Wind and Solar Costs Are Plummeting: Now What Do We Do?

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?

The Greenwashing of Carpet Waste Management

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?

Chicago: Taking Tips from the Screwworm

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.

3p Weekend: Longreads for the New Year

Make the most of that holiday downtime with some of TriplePundit’s best original reporting on topics that are sure to stick around in 2017 and beyond.

Four Unexpected Ways Climate Change Hits Our Pocketbooks

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.

These 6 Solar Innovations Could Help Transform Our World

Solar energy has transformed how we live in our homes, how we travel throughout the world, and even how we communicate with others, near and far. The last few years have been a boon for solar advancements. And if 2016 is anything to go by, solar will continue to transform our world in ways we have yet to imagine.

How Low-Tech Solutions Turned an Israeli City Into a Smart Water Leader

It goes without saying that Israel is one of the most politicized nations on the planet, and the same goes for how the country approaches its water security. But one water utility CEO is using low-tech solutions to make her city one of the most water resilient communities on the planet.

Portland Takes Aim at Inequality with CEO Tax

All corporations operating within the city must now pay an additional 10 percent tax if the CEO receives more than 100 times the salary of the lowest paid employee. The city commissioner, who wants to use the funds to end homelessness, explained: “Of course, this reform alone will not close our nation’s economic divide. But it does send a powerful message that our community is ready to take a stand against the extreme inequality that harms all of us.”

Rex Tillerson: From Climate Con Artist to Secretary of State

The ExxonMobil CEO’s chummy relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin raised plenty of eyebrows. But his role in promoting climate denial and blocking government efforts to address global warming should be equally distressing.