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New Gallup Survey Shows Americans are Ambivalent About Climate Change

A new Gallup survey looking at the degree Americans worry about different issues found that only 24 percent of Americans worry a great…
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Climate Crisis: Grassroot Movements Will Bring Change Says IPCC Chair

Typhoon Haiyan is being called the latest example of the effects of extreme climate change. The Chair of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on…
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BSR’s Bold Climate Change Commitment

BSR’s President Aron Cramer made a big commitment at this week’s conference in San Francisco. He and the BSR team are doubling down…
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Fossil Fuel Investors Ask for Climate Change Risk Assessment

The risk of climate change has fossil fuel investors worried. And they aren't just concerned about what extreme climate change means for the…
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The IPCC Summary Report on Climate Change: Impact Investing as a Powerful Tool

This second installment (after The IPCC Summary Report on Climate Change: What it Means for Impact Investing) addresses more businesses going green, reducing…
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The IPCC Summary Report on Climate Change: What It Means for Impact Investing

The long-awaited IPCC Summary Report on Climate Change emerged amid a flurry of media coverage and a volley of commentary, both pro and…
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Brits to Buy Solar Arrays with their Ektorp Sofas

Hold on, I need to look at my list here. I need to buy some Swedish meatballs, a couple chairs, some new food…
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Extreme Climate Change: What Does It Mean for Businesses?

According to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) global warming is no longer a theory. It's here. How will businesses in…
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Climate Week 2013: Creating a Clear, Powerful Agenda in a Pre-COP 2015 Environment

At the NYC Climate Week Opening Ceremony, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim emphasized that action has been too small in responding to…
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Women and Sustainability in Politics: Embrace Crisis and Reframe Shame

The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future recently hosted a powerful discussion on women and sustainability in politics. Moderated by Darcy Winslow, Managing…

Should Climate Risks Be Included in Sustainability Reports?

Historically, sustainability reporting has been largely about the firm’s impact on society and the environment. Recently though, stakeholders have also been asking for…
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Radio Waves Can Signal Climate Change

Investigators at Tel Aviv University have found a way to use radio waves to measure temperature variations in the upper atmosphere. The discovery…
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Ronald Binz Discusses Disruptive Forces Threatening American Utilities

American utilities are under siege from disruptive forces from rooftop solar to static energy demand - it's time to change the business model.
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Will Obama’s Climate Action Plan Save the World?

Obama's climate plan is far reaching, given today's political climate, but still not aggressive enough to stop the worst impacts of global warming.
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SBIO 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: EOS Climate

Joe Madden, a pioneer in the North American Greenhouse Gas Markets, and Jeff Cohen, a 2008 Nobel Peace Prize honoree, created EOS Climate…