Climate Change

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News and analysis of the impact of climate change on governments and businesses.

A 100% Clean Energy Revolution: Town-by-Town, City-by-City and State-by-State

Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.

Scott Pruitt is Right: We Can Be ‘Pro-Energy and Pro-Environment’

“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…

Tensions Simmer In Standing Rock Protest Camps As Evacuation Nears

As demonstrators prepare to leave the Standing Rock protest camps, what's next for the Dakota Access Pipeline fight?

In Munich, Talk Of Climate Change and Growing Risk of War

During the Munich Security Conference last weekend, some expressed concern that climate change risks could escalate social conflicts around the globe.

Russia and U.S.: Partners In Climate Inaction?

Closer ties between the U.S. and Russia “would open the doors for massive investment into the Russian oil and gas exploration and production,”…

Researcher Links Climate Change and Increased Gastrointestinal Illness In Children

A team of researchers found a link between how climate change impacts untreated drinking water and the rate of gastrointestinal illness in children.…

Vetting Inaccurate News Stories Might Be Tougher Than Predicting the Impacts of Climate Change

How do average citizens sort out the inaccurate information that courses across the Internet? The answer to that question might be more difficult…

ExxonMobil CSR Advisor Resigns, Cites ‘Targeted Attacks’ on NGOs

A leading research scholar on business and human rights says she will no longer serve as an advisor for ExxonMobil due to the…

Climate Change is Threatening Britain’s Historic Landmarks, Study Finds

Over the past decade, a dozen significant sites around Britain -- including landscapes and historic buildings -- have been damaged by severe flooding…

Sweden Embraces Climate Leadership, Vows to Eliminate Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2045

President Donald Trump may be poised to pull the U.S. out of the global climate agreement reached at COP21, but Sweden is charging…

The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax and ‘Climate Dividends’

Insisting that “on-again-off-again regulation is a poor way to protect the environment,” eight veterans of previous Republican administrations met with White House officials…

Inside the House Bill That Would Close Down the EPA

Last week the Internet went into a flurry over a Florida congressman's proposal to axe the Environmental Protection Agency. TriplePundit's Jan Lee takes…

The House Science Committee Wants to ‘Make the EPA Great Again’

Lamar Smith, chair of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, held a hearing on Tuesday titled “Making EPA Great Again,"…

No, Federal Scientists Didn’t Fake Climate Data

Last weekend an article in the Mail on Sunday, a sister publication of the British paper the Daily Mail, attempted to cast doubt…

The Dawn of a Carbon Negative Future is Near

As innovative startups find new ways to repurpose waste carbon, the physical manifestation of a carbon negative world is beginning to emerge.