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Australian PM Ignores Climate Change, Trades Renewables for Coal

As a deadly heat wave kills bats, burns homes and scorches cities, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott reverses the nation's progress on tackling…
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BP Research Shows Global Emissions Will Jump 29 Percent By 2035

BP released its fourth annual BP Energy Outlook which predicts that global carbon dioxide emissions from energy use will increase by 29 percent…
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DOE Says No to Reversing Rule that Raises Carbon Costs

Will the Obama Administration's increase in cost for carbon help or hinder projects like Keystone XL? Opponents are saying that it will make…
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“World’s First” Science-Based Company Rankings Released

Mike Bellamente, executive director of Climate Counts, and Mark McElroy, founder and executive director of the Center for Sustainable Organizations have been working…
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Asian Energy Expansion Means We’re Probably Too Late to Avert Climate Change Disruption

Home to some of the world's fastest growing economies and populations, an energy forecast for Southeast Asia bode ill for efforts to curtail…
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Disney Upgrades 2013 Carbon Offsetting Goals

The Walt Disney Company has been steadily working at reducing its greenhouse gas emissions since 2006. It's one of only a handful of…
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Amazon, Apple Ignoring SEC Climate Change Risk Disclosure Rules

Apple and Amazon are among SEC filers that ignore a 3 ½ year old rule requiring them to inform their investors about risk…
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Microsoft’s Carbon Offsets Have Impact Across the World

Microsoft's investment in carbon offsets, which launched last year, is starting to show results.
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Google Says Googling Can Leave a Neutral Carbon Footprint

Google reports that typical users can use its services on a carbon neutral basis when carbon offsets are factored in.
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Japan Boosts Carbon Credits Investment in Emerging Markets

This week the government of Japan inked an agreement that will permit Japanese firms to earn carbon credits within the southeast Asian nation…
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Pressure Builds on Maersk and Logistics Industry to Increase “Green Shipping”

Starting this summer, Maersk has ventured into “green shipping" as it seeks to reduce CO2 emissions as investors review firms' environmental performance.
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‘Sustainable’ German Auto Companies Lobby to Stop EU Climate Regulation

Heavy lobbying from the German automobile industry caused German Chancellor Angela Merkel to oppose new EU carbon regulation. It was pretty interesting to…
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The World’s Most Sustainable Retailer? Marks & Spencer’s 2013 Plan A Report

The annual “Plan A” update from Marks & Spencer outlines what the company has done to mitigate its impact on society and on…
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We Review HP’s 2012 Sustainability Report

This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…