Climate Change: Triple bottom line news

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

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Guardian Petition to Foundations: Don’t Fund Fossil Fuels

A Guardian petition calls on two of the world's largest charitable foundations -- the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust…
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BP Says ‘Bye-Bye’ to Conservative Group ALEC

Oil and gas giant BP is the latest company to leave the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative group better known as ALEC.
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British Filmmaker’s Audacious Plan to Bring U.N. Goals to Everyone

How do you eradicate poverty, stop AIDS and HIV, and ensure every child has a primary education and all women have equality? Simple,…
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MIT’s Climate CoLab Puts Big Money Up for Big Climate Concepts

“As systems like Linux and Wikipedia have shown, people from around the world — connected by the Internet — can work together to…
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Climate Change, Political Lobbying High On Shareholders’ Agenda

Corporations' activities related to climate change and political lobbying are among those of greatest concern to shareholders, proxy proposals reveal.
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Timex Joins Companies Supporting Earth Hour 2015

Timex is asking citizens to upload a photo and share their pledges in order to spread the word about Earth Hour 2015.
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Can the Guardian’s Climate Campaign Effect Real Political Change?

There’s one important issue that journalism has consistently failed to cover properly: climate change. But a new campaign from the United Kingdom’s Guardian…
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Climate Change Puts California Economy at Risk of Collapse

California faces one more year of water supply -- a water crisis that holds the potential to collapse the state’s economy. What an…
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Capture and Recycle That CO2

“So, if we could find a way to capture and reuse that wasted gas, in addition to what we’re already doing to reduce…
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Hawaii Close to Approving 100-Percent Renewables Goal

A bill requiring Hawaii to generate 100 percent of its energy needs from renewables by 2040 is close to passage by the state’s…
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The Crazy Logic Behind Florida’s Climate Change Ban

Big and small governments have tried through the years to change the vernacular that is used regarding controversial policies they don't wish to…
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Louisiana Wetland Restoration Projects Valued at $1.6 Billion

A two-year assessment of the potential to develop blue carbon projects on Louisiana's coast estimates that carbon finance revenue can provide up to…
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Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Builds Sustainable Supply Chains

The challenge that climate change poses on supply chains is becoming increasingly more complex. But a collaborative approach provides a robust starting point…
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Florida Takes Aim At Mere Mention of Climate Change

The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting (FCIR) found that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has an unwritten policy that the words…
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Three Megatrends That Suggest the ‘Time is Now’ for Clean Tech

"The Winning of the Carbon War" will be downloadable for free and released in a 10-part series month-by-month through to the last day…