Beef consumption is on the rise, and that has big implications for the planet’s long-term health. The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef met in Alberta, Canada, this week to prove it can contribute solutions to the world’s growing environmental stress.
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 Paris climate agreement is now legally binding. As the news made its way across the Web, experts lined up to offer their two cents on what’s next for the agreement and the fight against climate change.
Wastewater doesn’t need to be wasted. In fact, there are many potential uses for a wastewater system that can have a positive impact on your company.
When Pacific Medical Training decided to go carbon negative, execs faced a significant learning curve. Now that the education company achieved its carbon-negative goals, it wants to share best practices to help other small businesses do the same.
A new university study suggests the amount of greenhouse gases emitted from the world’s water reservoirs could be as high as 1 gigaton, or about 1.3 percent of all emissions generated by human activity.
California fortified its role as a global leader in climate policy with Senate Bill 32 and Assembly Bill 197. Here’s what they mean for emissions policy.
The link between offset revenue and sustainable land management is often overlooked by the interest groups working to undermine climate regulations. Carbon offset revenue directly compensates landowners who choose to implement conservation-based practices rather than business as usual management, and the societal benefits go far beyond greenhouse gas reduction.
Does Wall Street play a role in avoiding the future era of stranded assets? Joyce Coffee of Climate Resilience Consulting went to Climate Week NYC to find out.
Credit rating agencies are seizing their role as levers of change in the adaptation market, says Joyce Coffee of Climate Resilience Consulting.
According to both the Washington Post and the New York Times, presidential candidate Donald Trump made his pick on who will oversee the Environmental Protection Agency if he is elected. While environmentalists would likely sum up Myron Ebell as a poor choice, he fits right in with Trump’s position on climate change.
Carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere surpassed the 400 parts per million (PPM) mark last year. And research suggests these elevated levels may be permanent — which should be a wake-up call to business for several reasons.
After many years of speculation about what causes global food shortages, two researchers claim to have finally found the culprit. (And no, it’s not OPEC.)
If your company has a new transportation, energy or “smart cities” technology and you need a living laboratory to test it out, consider Norway’s capital. Oslo’s latest budget seeks a clean-energy future while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent by 2020.
The terms “global warming” and “climate change” describe two interrelated and similar — but scientifically different — phenomena. But one term is increasingly used as the other is in retreat. When did this happen, and more importantly why?