Good and Bad News For Climate Change Performance

Looking at the 10th edition of the Climate Change Performance Index, there is good and bad news.

Luxury Tourism: Going Green in China

China is relatively new to domestic tourism, but as is typical of most things Chinese, its tourism industry is developing on a grand…

Has the Global Trade Engine Stalled?

Global trade may have reached its peak, and some economist are suggesting peak trade is why we've had a sluggish economic recovery.

3 Reasons Why Oil Prices Have Collapsed

3p economics correspondent Bill Roth offers three reasons for falling gas prices. Here's a hint: Increased production isn't one of them.

Obama Announces $3 Billion Pledge to U.N. Climate Fund

Right on the heels of his historic climate agreement with China, President Barack Obama announced a pledge of $3 billion to the United…

China’s 20% Renewable Energy Commitment Challenges U.S. Utility Industry

China’s massive commitment to renewable energy will create economies of scale that will shatter current price levels around the world.

U.S. and China Reach Historic Climate Agreement

The agreement is the largest commitment of its kind by far. Can the Republican-led congress block it?

Work Exchange Brings New Meaning to ‘Made in China’

Keurig Machine Operator Lise Cloutier shares her lessons learned from a work exchange to meet her co-manufacturers in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and…

Labor and Environment Issues Plague Apple for Third Year

Environmental issues and labor complaints at Chinese plants have put Apple under the microscope for the third year. Suicides, a plant explosion in…

Stronger Local and Trans-border Policies Needed to Tackle Air Pollution

Tougher treaties that penalize polluters while also providing incentives to stop, as well as new technological solutions, are vital for improving global air…

China Plans World’s Largest CO2 Market While U.S. Drags Its Feet

Upon learning today that China has a plan in place for a carbon emissions "cap and trade" market by 2016, my joy was…

Beijing Recycling Program Turns Bottles Into Subway Rides

Beijing recycling company expands its bottles-for-subway credit program across the city.

China, The Nature Conservancy Work to Curb Pollution

It might seem like a strange partnership between a nonprofit and a huge nation, but it might work. TNC’s Conservation Blueprint project identified…

China Leads Global Solar Growth; New PV Capacity Up 232 Percent

China installed 12 GW of new solar PV power generation capacity in 2013, a whopping 232 percent year-over-year increase. New solar PV power…

Financing Conservation Through Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES)

The need for policies that promote the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services is more important than ever. World Resource…