Rex Tillerson: From Climate Con Artist to Secretary of State

The ExxonMobil CEO’s chummy relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin raised plenty of eyebrows. But his role in promoting climate denial and blocking government efforts to address global warming should be equally distressing.

DOE Says ‘Hell No’ to Trump Request for Names

Donald Trump’s transition team sent a list of 70-plus questions to the DOE, including a request for the names of employees and contractors who worked on climate change-related projects. But the department politely declined the request on Tuesday, essentially telling Trump and company to stuff it.

The Quiet Progress of Green Property Funds

At the nexus between property developers and today’s socially-conscious investors stands an increasingly persuasive investment choice. Called a green property fund or impact fund, it’s an influential way for investment managers in emerging markets to match make developers with those who aspire to both profits and positive change.

The Dakota Access Pipeline Fight Isn’t Over

The Obama administration denied a key route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But that doesn’t mean the fight is over for those seeking to protect vital water sources. In fact, with President-elect Donald Trump due to arrive to the White House in just a few weeks, it’s just entered a new stage.

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year. Its investments have led to $3.5 billion in infrastructure spending over the past several years.

Oil Recovery Using Solar Energy

A Fremont, California-based solar company says it has developed sun-powered technology for use in a surprising location: oil fields.