Climate Change

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

Vanguard Urging Companies to Inform Investors about Climate Change Risks

In a step that will embolden more financial institutions to demand more environmental and social disclosures from companies, Vanguard announced it will urge…

Scientists Call for Trump to Accept Climate Report

The recent publication of a climate report draft by the New York Times is raising questions about how President Donald Trump will tight…

59,000 Indian Farmers’ Suicides Linked to Climate Change

Climate change and its impacts on crops across India can be linked to 59,000 suicides across the country over the past three decades,…

Sea Level Rise Creating ‘Ghost Forests,’ New Wetlands Along Eastern Seaboard

There is mounting evidence that sea level rise is creating what researchers often call “ghost forests" along the U.S. East Coast. The potential…

The Question Miami Home Buyers Hate to Ask: How’s Climate Change Doing?

The majority of Miami realtors say their clients don't usually ask about sea level risks or other climate-related problems that would help them…

Climate Change, Human Migration, and the Delusion of Isolation

Research suggests climate change could force between 200 and 500 million coastal residents from their homes in the next 30 to 80 years. Imagine…

San Diego Study Finds Cheaper, Greener Energy from Utility Leapfrog

A recent study found a surprise: San Diego can meet its climate change goals and lower electricity rates by circumventing the local utility.…

Even Smart People Are Still Arguing About Fossil-Free Electricity

At a pivotal moment for climate strategies, scientists and business leaders have started a public debate about how fast and how fully we…

Speed Up Oceanic Carbon Sequestration, to Fight Climate Change

Scientists at the California Institute of Technology and University of Southern California believe they have found a way to bring oceanic carbon sequestration…

The Age of Geohealth: Why Place, Public Health and Climate Change Matter

Geohealth - the intersection of place and public heath - is a word and theme you'll be hearing increasingly, as the global population…

Tiny Signs of Consensus on Climate Change Emerge in U.S. Congress

The U.S. Department of Defense is emerging as a safe space in which Republican members of Congress can affirm support for action on…

The Impact of Food-for-Fuel: UK Study Weighs in on Biofuels

A United Kingdom study recently concluded that biofuels can have a critical role to play in the mitigation of future climate change risks,…

Paris Accord U.S. Commitment Still Alive

Two outspoken supporters of the Paris Accord, California Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced last week that…

$8 Million for Algae Biofuel from U.S. Department of Energy

Despite Trump's tough talk favoring fossil fuels, his Department of Energy is pushing algae biofuel and other renewables for the bioeconomy of the…

It’s Time for the World to Start Caring About Coconuts

Fair Trade USA explains how the coconut craze is affecting farmers and shares a few things consumers can do to improve their lives.