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Trump EPA Nominee Would Trash Air And Water Safeguards

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt sued the Environmental Protection Agency more than a dozen times to block air, water and climate protections. But he’s on tap to lead the agency in the incoming Trump administration.

3p Weekend: Longreads for the New Year

Make the most of that holiday downtime with some of TriplePundit’s best original reporting on topics that are sure to stick around in 2017 and beyond.

Four Unexpected Ways Climate Change Hits Our Pocketbooks

Experts tell us that climate change will make things more expensive for cities, states and nations in the coming years. But it will also impact our wallets in unexpected ways. We’ve listed four that are already playing out in cities across North America.

How Low-Tech Solutions Turned an Israeli City Into a Smart Water Leader

It goes without saying that Israel is one of the most politicized nations on the planet, and the same goes for how the country approaches its water security. But one water utility CEO is using low-tech solutions to make her city one of the most water resilient communities on the planet.

Policy Points: 5 Steps to Make Government Encourage Business as Force for Good

The incoming administration is looking to be “business-friendly.” But what about the needs of socially responsible businesses? If you strive to run your business in an environmentally and socially sustainable way, it’s time stand up for it in public and with policymakers. It’s time to become an activist for business as a force for good.

IBM Employees Start a Petition Over Their CEO’s Support of Donald Trump

“We are disappointed that you did not reaffirm the core values which differentiate both IBM as a company and us collectively as IBMers,” the staffers wrote. And they’re not the only tech employees who are concerned about their CEO’s cozy relationship with Trump.