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Path of First Round-the-World Solar Flight Now Public

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg of Switzerland announced the path of Solar Impulse 2, the first round-the-world solar flight that starts next month.

Chinese Court Clears the Way For Environmentalists to Bring Suit

The Chinese Supreme People’s Court just announced that it will reduce the court fees required for environmental groups to bring lawsuits against polluters,…

Top 10 Carbon Market Predictions for 2015

Last week, the Climate Trust, a mission-driven nonprofit that specializes in climate solutions, announced its second annual prediction list of 10 carbon market…

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.
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