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.


Green Bronx Machine Turns Bronx Students Into Urban Farmers

“I don’t see crisis. I see opportunity,” Stephen Ritz, founder of the Green Bronx Machine, said in an exclusive interview at the Social Innovation Summit. “I’m not into incremental change. I’m into wholesale change. I want to transform lives.”


Chevrolet Invests in Grasslands Conservation Carbon Credits

The first-of-its-kind grasslands conservation project brought the USDA together with ranchers, Ducks Unlimited and others in a public-private partnership that will avoid carbon dioxide emissions the equivalent of taking more than 5,000 cars off the road.


On Climate Change, Who’s Hoaxing Who?

Inhofe says, “The idea that our advanced industrialized economy would ever have zero carbon emissions is beyond extreme and further proof that the IPCC is nothing more than a front for the environmental left.”

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Cargill Releases First Palm Oil Progress Report

Cargill Tropical Palm released its first progress report on sustainable palm oil this week. The report, released on Monday, details the company’s plan to achieve a sustainable supply chain.


‘Friends of Science’ Not So Friendly, Blame Sun for Climate Change

Every organization that has stepped up to criticize climate change policies has had a different answer for why our climate is warming and our seas are expanding. Canada-based Friends of Science admittedly has the simplest, most appealing answer: It’s the sun. But good luck in interpreting the data on their website. You’ll need a PhD to understand its proof to this elementary process.

Clean energy expert Leslie Glustrom sounds the alarm. Photo by Lee Buchsbaum

‘Both Sides of the Meter’ at Colorado Climate Summit

“We have to look at both sides of the meter,” said Leslie Glustrom, pointing at a chart of Boulder’s carbon emissions that, despite tremendous work and city effort to reduce carbon emissions, showed marginal gains.

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Palm Oil Industry Threatens Indonesian Biodiversity

The palm oil industry is a threat to the Leuser Ecosystem in Indonesia. The 6.5 million acres of tropical lowland rainforests stores vast amounts of carbon in its peatlands and forests.


Philadelphia More Than Doubles Recycling Rate

The City of Brotherly Love has increased the amount of materials it recycles by 155 percent over the past six years. The city collected a record amount of recyclables – 128,000 tons – through its residential curbside recycling program.