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.

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New Year’s Day in Portland: 2030

In 2030, Portland’s skyscrapers will be transformed into vertical farm habitats, predicts Masdar Blogging Contest runner-up Ozzie Gonzalez.

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Yellowstone River Oil Spill Prompts State of Emergency

For the second time in four years, the state of Montana is facing the consequences of an oil spill in the Yellowstone River. Crews discovered the leak on Saturday and by Monday, the governor had declared a state of emergency.

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Visualize Sea-Level Rise with Time Goggles

A pilot project will engage federal and local resources to help locals visualize sea-level rise with OWL “potential reality” viewers in the Bay Area.

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Largest Seawater Desalination Plant to Open Next Year

When operational in 2016, the plant will provide up to 50 million gallons of water daily to San Diego county’s 3 million residents. Still, that’s only 7 percent of the region’s water needs.

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Visions of 2030

How do sustainability thought leaders see the world in 2030? Not surprisingly, they tend to focus on their own corners of the world.

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The Countries Likely to Best Survive Climate Change

This map shows the counties likely to be impacted most by climate change according to data from the Global Adaptation Index. The map highlights that while climate change is caused primarily by rich, technologically advanced nations, its impact will hit the poorest nations hardest.

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Chipotle Says ‘No’ to Pork After Supply Chain Violations

Chipotle is serious about upholding its Food With Integrity program. It’s so serious that on Tuesday, the fast food chain suspended a pork supplier for violating the company’s standards — leaving a third of its restaurants without pork.

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Top 10 Carbon Market Predictions for 2015

Last week, the Climate Trust, a mission-driven nonprofit that specializes in climate solutions, announced its second annual prediction list of 10 carbon market trends to watch in 2015.

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Florida Tea Party Group Clamoring for More Rooftop Solar

A Tea Party group in Florida called Conservatives for Energy Freedom is asking for a measure that would “encourage and promote local small-scale solar-generated electricity production and to enhance the availability of solar power to customers.”