Rooftop photovoltaic solar panels could generate 1,118 gigawatts of energy — more than a third of America’s current energy needs, says the U.S. Energy Department. But we won’t reach that potential without better action on the state level.
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.
Dr. Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, a great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, donated her energy company shares, including those of ExxonMobil, in order to help fund climate change-related research. She shared some insight with TriplePundit in a recent interview.
The map was no easy effort, with Greenpeace Indonesia staff digitizing paper maps and PDF files that they collected from numerous companies.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 19 percent of Australian households now have either rooftop solar panels or solar-powered hot water systems — this is 1 in 5 households nationally. Is it really the solar leader of the world?
A District Court judge has given VW one last month to come up with a feasible plan to solve its “emissions scandal” and for the regulators and VW to reach a legal agreement. But will the company be able address all of the nearly 600,000 non-compliant vehicles? One expert suggests maybe not.
Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission ruled in favor of several important climate resolutions brought forth by ExxonMobil shareholders that the company tried to block.
To save someone’s life, all you have to do is set your phone down for a few minutes, go for a walk and drink from a S’well bottle. Saving the world just became fun and fashionable.
The Netherlands Nutrition Center, or Voedingscentrum, is not only recommending that Dutch citizens adopt more of a plant-based diet, but also that they reduce their weekly meat consumption to less than 500 grams (17.6 ounces) a week.
Environmental and health concerns drive the need for emissions standards and controls. Despite advancements in solutions for cleaner energy, manufacturers of engines – from stationary to automotive – have historically failed at meeting the mandated guidelines over time.
Tuesday, March 22, marked the 24th annual World Water Day. Governments and companies took the opportunity to unveil their latest plans to tackle water quality and scarcity — here’s a round up of announcements that crossed our virtual desks this week.
Countries are seeking creative solutions to tackle water scarcity. Could fog-harvesting be an option? It appears to be working in southwest Morocco.
While the economy remains the central focus every five years, the 2015-2020 plan sets some lofty goals to lower pollution and improve the environment.
Academy-award nominated filmmaker Josh Fox was arrested on Thursday while serving pancakes at an anti-pipeline protest. In this op/ed, he shares why he’s helping American communities fight back against fracking.
The Wisconsin state senate just passed a bill that prohibits local communities from banning plastic bags and other types of containers. The funny thing is: It’s strikingly similar to model legislation from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).