Despite being chairman of a committee that funds non-defense science education, Congressman Lamar Smith has maintained hostile views of climate science. But some new challengers might just make him vulnerable to defeat.
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.
Greenpeace and As You Sow are among the organizations challenging ExxonMobil’s stance on climate change as the company convenes its annual shareholder meeting today in Dallas, Texas.
Chevron’s annual shareholders meetings starts today, and several NGOs and activist investors hope their resolutions will attract attention.
Proponents of carbon offsets say these programs do their part to mitigate climate change risk, but the market faced a rough year in 2016. Does it have a future?
The sparsity of key agency personnel cannot be blamed on Senate Democrats. But this may be good for the environment. The goings-on at the USDA may offer some insights into the future.
Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations’ GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Could Americans really give up beef in exchange for more plants? One group of researchers say it’s the fastest way to reduce carbon emissions.
Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well spent in an area where EVs are still a rare sight?
Wrangler plans to expand a pilot program to boost the supply of more responsible cotton in the U.S., the company announced during the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit this week.
Despite the Donald Trump administration’s determination to roll back as many environmental protections as possible, a substantial number of companies are interested in supporting regulations that help protect the environment. Concerned citizens also have the opportunity to join forces by choosing to support companies and organizations working against climate change and systemic oppression.
P&G, 3M, and International Paper have announced a partnership with the American Forest Foundation to boost sustainable forestry efforts across the Carolina plains region.
According to IRENA, 9.8 million people work in the global renewables sector as of the end of 2016. Solar power has driven much of that growth, but increases in employment are also apparent in the biofuels and wind power sector.