Last week, BICEP released a “Climate Declaration” in support of clean energy, signed by some of the nation’s best known brands and leading employers, smack in the middle of confirmation hearings for Obama’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy.
Category: 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.
In Nestlé’s 2012 sustainability report, you will find evidence that not only is shared value alive and kicking, but also you see an update from what seems to be one of the current largest experiments in creating shared value (CSV).
This week, Royal Dutch Shell released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which focuses on the environment and social issues around the world.
Dr. James Hansen, head of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies, is continuing to warn the public of the dangers of climate change even as he retires from public service.
Nearly all of the meal possibilities offered to kids at America’s top chain restaurants are of poor nutritional quality, according to a new report of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. But whose responsibility is it?
The more nuanced aspects of the GM debate are beginning to find voice. Leading environmentalists, including two of the UK’s highest profile ones, Jonathon Porritt and Tony Juniper, say that their minds are not closed as to the future of GM.
You might think that the only way these massive coal port projects can be stopped is by an equally massive force. Yet, that is not the case. It’s an executive in Korea, Native-Americans in Washington, lots of people protesting online, and a waitress in White Rock stirring up people who live 100 miles away. It takes the global village.
As the whole world watches and waits to see if President Obama is going to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, no one is saying anything about the huge spill that just occurred from Keystone’s predecessor last week, the 65 year-old Pegasus pipeline that runs through central Arkansas.
Looking at the carbon tax debate – what we can learn from other nations who decided an environmental tax can actually help solve a problem? A good example is the UK landfill tax that was introduced in 1996 by no other than the Conservatives, becoming UK’s first environmental tax.
Last week, ThinkProgress posted a video that talked about how the storms, wildfires, droughts, and “weather on steroids” that are being caused by carbon emissions are costing serious money. Is the answer a carbon tax?
Tom Schueneman recently spoke with founder Riggs Eckelberry to discuss OriginOil’s original mission and its unexpected journey into an unexpected market.