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.

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Report: EPA Isn’t Properly Testing the Impact of Pesticides

Chemicals, when combined, can be more dangerous than alone. Yet, according to a new report from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed to properly test chemical mixtures in pesticides for years, putting all of us at risk.

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Don’t Swallow: Rio Faces Health Concerns Ahead of Summer Games

With the Olympic Games due to start this weekend, Rio de Janeiro is far behind in its pledge to clean up polluted shorelines. So, doctors are arming athletes with sage advice: If you plan to compete in Rio’s sewage-laden waters, keep your mouth closed.

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3 Surprising Reasons For Low Oil Prices

Since 1974. OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) has curtailed oil supplies to raise prices and profits. What changed that is causing oil producers to keep on pumping oil in the face of lower prices?

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Shampoo and Conditioner Startup Ditches Plastic Bottles

If there is one personal care startup that has the potential to disrupt a stodgy industry, and score enough venture capital funding to expand, Ethique and its bar-shaped shampoos are at the front of that line.

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Climate Science Witch Hunt Continues in Congress, NGOs Push Back Hard

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is leading what NGOs call a McCarthyite investigation of government agencies, state attorneys general and, now, nonprofits. These stakeholders have one thing in common: They’re working to research ExxonMobil’s alleged climate deception. And now, they’re joining together to fight back.