Climate Change

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

Life After Coal: Spotlight Shifts to Natural Gas Emissions

Now that natural gas has claimed the No. 1 power generation title from coal, the industry should probably brace for an increase in…

Carbon Credits Protect Peru’s Historic Forests, Encourage Sustainable Development

A carbon credit project in Peru promises to mitigate climate risks in the volatile coffee sector, while encouraging sustainable development and offering families…

Congressional Climate Science Witch Hunt to Start Hearings

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith will continue his crusade against parties investigating ExxonMobil with a hearing later this month.

Framing Climate Change: Values Matter

The climate change debate comes down to identity, and it is time we started talking about it in that framework.

Global Warming in Siberia: Thawing Reindeer Expose Community to Anthrax

News of an anthrax outbreak in Siberia has brought the issue of global warming sharply into focus.

Monsanto: Farming Has a Critical Role in Fighting Climate Change

An ICF study, commissioned by Monsanto, claims that the widespread implementation of sustainable farming practices in the U.S. can prevent more than 100…

Feds to Suppliers: Disclose Your GHG Emissions

The General Services Administration, which functions as Washington D.C.’s chief procurement office, will soon require its suppliers to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions.

As the Election Heats Up, Voters Could Propel Carbon Taxes

All eyes are on the presidential election. But it’s important to remember that, come November, Americans will be voting for far more than…

Congressional Climate Witch Hunt Reaches an Impasse

350.org’s outside counsel requested a meeting with the Congressional Science Committee last month to discuss Lamar Smith's subpoenas and issues related to climate…

3p Weekend: These Stakeholders Support a Carbon Tax — And You Should, Too

While American politicians continue to debate the efficacy of a carbon tax, external stakeholders are lining up in support. Check out what they…

There’s a New Koch-Funded, Pro-Fossil Fuel Group in Town

A new organization launched last weekend called Fueling U.S. Forward, whose goal is to put a positive spin on fossil fuels.

New Carbon Capture Will Use Pulp and Paper Emissions to Grow Vegetables

A carbon capture technology firm in Canada will trap carbon emissions from a pulp and paper plant and transfer them to a nearby…

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Social Cost of Carbon and Environmental Justice

A Chicago court ruled unanimously that the Department of Energy “acted within its authority and did not violate any regulatory or statutory provisions"…

Lead, Follow or Get Out of The Way

The energy sector of our global economy has long been due for an overhaul. We need cleaner sources, an upgraded grid and new…

ExxonMobil Pays Lip Service to a Carbon Tax

Despite public statements, a review of ExxonMobil’s campaign contributions -- especially during this election cycle -- indicates the company is funding climate deniers.