Climate Change

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Bill Gates on the Five Miracles Needed for Energy and Climate Challenges

Bill Gates is dedicating an increasing amount of time and resources in pursuit of clean energy solutions. His goal is to get the…
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OECD Report Cites Heavy Consequences of Inaction on Climate

OECD report sees 50% rise in GHG emissions by 2050 without global action.
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Energy Secretary Chu Chooses Popularity Over Sustainability

In 2008, Stephen Chu, then Director of the Berkley Lawrence National Lab, said, “Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the…
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Is GM Guilty of Funding Climate Change Denial?

Funds came from GM's foundation, not GM the car company itself. This distinction is important, since in the interests of good governance, Mr…
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Scientists Urge Reform for a Broken Global System

Unless governments work actively to build a brighter future for humanity, climate change, poverty and loss of biodiversity will worsen and continue to…
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How Social Media Really Can Produce Social Change

Across the digital universe, brands are asking consumers to click for the good of the planet. Many social media-driven initiatives are naturally intended…
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Is There a Better Way to Stop Global Warming?

Most efforts to slow the impact of global warming have focused on reducing carbon emissions, because it is the largest component and, according…
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What Are the Real Causes of Global Warming?

The folks at Skeptical Science have put together a review of various scientific investigations into the causes of global warming, in hope sof…
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EU on Track to Exceed 2020 Carbon Emissions Targets

Reaching a 30% by 2020 EU emissions reduction target would be less than originally estimated, according to an EC study that also includes…
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No More Hiding: EPA’s Carbon Emissions Database Goes Live

As promised by the EPA, the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions are now mapped for all to see, and it’s not a pretty sight.…

The Culture Shift of 2011, and What It Means for Business (Part 2 of 2)

3p is proud to partner with the Presidio Graduate School’s Managerial Marketing course on a blogging series about “sustainable marketing.” This post is…

2011: The Year in Sustainability

Without a doubt, the year 2011 has been a remarkable year in the journey to a sustainable future. There have been some exhilarating…

Use Paper, Save the Planet

The following post is part of the course work for “Live Exchange” the foundational course on communication for The MBA Design Strategy Program…

Last Minute Save: Durban Platform Sets Path to 2020 Emissions Reduction Treaty

It went into overtime and ended in three days of intense, non-stop negotiations, but UNFCCC delegates to the Durban climate conference agreed on…

Sustainability – Overused and Undervalued

Effective sustainability conversations need to be heard everywhere. Select students, communities, grassroots movements, businesses, and government agencies by themselves will not be able…