Climate Change

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

Donald Trump, transparency, email, Hillary Clinton, Russia, Leon Kaye

Trump’s Eggs on Russian Hackers, Opens a Matryoshka Doll of Fears

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has caused yet another uproar. On Wednesday, he goaded Russian hackers to cyber-spy on Hillary Clinton and search…
Lamar Smith, NASA, climate change, climate science, 350.org, Greenpeace, Leon Kaye, exxonmobil

Climate Science Witch Hunt Continues in Congress, NGOs Push Back Hard

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is leading what NGOs call a McCarthyite investigation of government agencies, state attorneys general and, now, nonprofits. These…
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How Virtual Reality Can Help the Environment

For most people, climate change is some far-off thing. It's not concrete. We must find a way to make them experience it directly.…
Coal, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, Leon Kaye, securities, clean energy, natural gas

Report: Energy Companies Hugely Underestimate Risks to Investors

Carbon Tracker called out the energy industry for lagging in filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission. By submitting the same boilerplate risk…
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US-EU Transatlantic Trade Offers Biofuel Incentives But Puts Climate at Risk, Say Critics

Environmental organizations say the Transatlantic Treaty and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will be a disaster for the environment if it goes through. And if…
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Missing the Target with Conservation Finance

At the 2016 Mission Investors Exchange conference, experts discussed how the impact investing community can tackle society's most intractable problems.
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3p Weekend: Why The Republican Platform Should Concern Environmentalists

EPA? Who needs it? Keep it in the ground? Pfft... forget that. Carbon tax? Hell no! These gems and more sum up why…
Oysters growing on artificial reefs along the Alabama coastline. Photo credit: ©  Andrew Kornylak

Nature: A Better, Faster, Cost-Effective Answer for Climate Resilience?

Living shorelines and nature-based solutions reduce climate-related risks to communities and infrastructure, says the Nature Conservancy.
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Warmer Temperatures Are Impacting Fish in North American Waters

Even the small warming we've experienced due to climate change is having significant impacts on how fish, says the U.S. Geological Survey.
Florida, Rick Scott, Marco Rubio, Everglades, sugar industry, wetlands, conservation, algae bloom, Leon Kaye

On Algae Bloom, Obama Tells Florida: You Figure It Out

Florida’s Treasure Coast has become inundated with algae blooms. After resisting federal regulations that could have prevented the problem, Florida politicians are asking…
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Video: Heal the Planet with Climate Reality Leader Dr. Susan Pacheco

Dr. Susan Pacheco is a standout climate change activist who is not-so-quietly revolutionizing the health care field in Texas.
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Oil Weakening, Could be Headed Down Coal’s Path

A new report from the nonprofit As You Sow analyzes the state of the oil industry. And researchers found several trends that should…
Hillary Clinton

The DNC Platform Is Tough On Climate Change

Climate change is one of the most urgent issues of our day. So, it's great to see that the Democratic Party is taking…
Climate change, LaMar Smith, Texas, climate deniers, Union of Concern Scientists, Leon Kaye

Climate Science Witch Hunt Expands to NGOs

Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science Committee, is out to discredit climate scientists with a political witch hunt that's now extending to…
China, fossil fuels, climate change, renewables, coal, Leon Kaye, Greenpeace, Shanghai

China Accused of Rapidly Building Coal Plants, Despite Climate Promises

China is on pace to open one new coal-fired plant a week until 2020, says Greenpeace, despite its promises to boost renewables and…
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