In a time when we seem more divided than ever before, it’s easy to doubt whether bipartisan collaboration is even possible. But a few glimmers of hope crossed our newsfeeds these past six weeks, and we think they’re just as noteworthy as the fire and brimstone.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
The Donald Trump administration is considering a revamp to its highly controversial ban on travelers from seven predominantly-Muslim countries. And cities are speaking out. They say immigration makes the nation stronger, not more vulnerable, and they have plenty of immigration history to back them up.
Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.
This week Scott Pruitt gave his first address as the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Strikingly absent from his speech: the environment.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state’s support of solar power resulted in an 800 percent rise in the solar sector since he took office. But did that translate to more jobs? 3p’s Leon Kaye takes a closer look.
The North Dakota Senate is mulling a bill that would impose a two-year moratorium on wind power development in order to “save coal,” says one senator.
“I believe we as an agency and we as a nation can be both pro-energy and jobs and pro-environment,” new EPA Chief Scott Pruitt told staffers and media on Tuesday. Bob Keefe of E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) couldn’t agree more.
This week California Senate leader Kevin De Leon introduced a bill that would require utilities to source 100 percent renewable energy in less than 30 years.
The transitional agriculture protocol allows farmers to slowly transition to organic while charging slightly more for their wares. After releasing its first Certified Transitional product last year, plant-based food company Kashi is at it again.
Automobile companies are quick to tout their sustainability credentials, including more electric vehicle rollouts. But they also want the Donald Trump administration to roll back EPA fuel-efficiency standards. How can these two positions coincide? 3p takes a closer look.
If Donald Trump and his team were to tackle climate change, he could genuinely help the people who voted for him. But are the incoming president and his GOP cohorts in Congress willing to warm to clean energy?
During the Munich Security Conference last weekend, some expressed concern that climate change risks could escalate social conflicts around the globe.
Two trade associations says they will team up to standardize food labeling nationwide. But will the new labels actually alleviate consumer confusion and reduce unnecessary food waste?
U.S. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are proposing a 20 percent tax on imported goods. They promise a border tax will return manufacturing jobs to America, but some remain unconvinced. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth takes a closer look.