Climate Change

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


Transportation Planning, Liquid Asphalt and the Road Ahead

Are we making policy decisions that leverage our transportation infrastructure investments? Alternative fuels and alternative-fuel based vehicles don't just have a positive impact…
So, apparently ALEC was never a climate denial group. Could have fooled these Occupy protesters (and us).

ALEC: ‘We’re Not Climate Change Deniers!’

The American Legislative Exchange Council, commonly known by its acronym, ALEC, is sick of being called a climate change denial group. If you're…
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Obama Links Climate Change with Public Health

This week is National Public Health Week. One of the events commemorating the occasion was a roundtable discussion on Tuesday at Howard University's…
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Ben & Jerry’s Tesla Road Trip for Climate Change

Ben & Jerry's is criss-crossing the U.S. for its Save Our Swirled tour in a tricked-out Tesla serving free ice cream and encouraging…

Climate Change — Just a Data Problem?

A firm understanding of data and statistics is necessary to navigate today's world. In this post, Persistent Efficiency CEO Jason Trager highlights the…
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Pressure Builds on Holdouts as More Companies Ditch ALEC

SourceWatch lists a total of over 100 companies and nonprofits that have now withdrawn from the American Legislative Exchange Council, commonly known as…

U.S. Files Climate Commitment in Advance of Paris Talks

The U.S. joins well over 30 countries that have filed national commitments to combat climate change in advance of U.N. climate treaty negotiations…
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ADM Bows to Shareholder Pressure, Commits to New Deforestation Policy

Food and commodities giant ADM, which has reached over US$80 billion in revenues, says it will develop a no-deforestation policy in a move…
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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.

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,…

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.

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…