Climate Change

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

According to a 2012 report by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, the reef has lost over half of its coral in the past quarter-century.

Can the Great Barrier Reef Be Saved?

The world’s largest coral reef system is in danger of disappearing: Can it be saved?

Celebrities Line Up for Global Climate Change March

U.N. leaders arriving for climate change crisis talks needn't worry about how to jump-start dialogue and get to the meat of the issues…

Behind the People’s Climate March: An Interview with

Why are an expected 100,000 people hitting the streets of New York City this Sunday? To learn more about the strategic thinking behind…

‘New Climate Economy’: Growth via Climate Change Action

Making climate change action a global priority can foster greater, more inclusive prosperity worldwide, but a "deep structural transformation" is required, according to…

Cities Reframe Climate Conversation to Focus on ‘Resiliency’

Rather than continue in a stalemate, many community leaders are turning to Political Communications 101: If you can’t win an argument, change the…
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Top Environmentalists Call on Foundations to Turn the Tide on Global Warming

With just a week away from the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City, 160 leading environmentalists from 44 countries are calling…

‘Big Six’ Development Banks Reaffirm Climate Commitments

The world's six leading multilateral development banks have reaffirmed their commitments to take action on climate change in advance of the U.N. Climate…

PwC: Five-Fold Rise in Pace of Carbon Emissions Cuts Needed

Decarbonization of the global energy sector needs to increase at more than 5-times the current pace if runaway climate change is to be…
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How Cities Can Battle Climate Change with Resiliency Planning

“We can’t predict the next disruption or catastrophe. But we can control how we respond to these challenges. We can adapt to the…
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China Plans World’s Largest CO2 Market While U.S. Drags Its Feet

Upon learning today that China has a plan in place for a carbon emissions "cap and trade" market by 2016, my joy was…

Obama to Seek ‘Politically Binding’ Climate Agreement

With a United Nations summit meeting coming up in Paris next year that will attempt to come up with some kind of meaningful…

$10 Million for Native American Climate Resilience

Announced by the president and launched last week, the Tribal Climate Resilience Program should benefit American Indian tribes and the nation economically, socially…
President Barack Obama met with the Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience last week.

Obama: Climate Change Is a Threat to U.S. Infrastructure

More extreme droughts, floods and wildfires – these are just some of the impacts of climate change that won’t just occur in the…
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Risky Business: The Cost of Climate Change to the U.S. Economy

The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the U.S. provides the most comprehensive assessment of the economic risks our nation faces from climate…
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Stress and Anxiety: The Lesser-Known Effects of Climate Change

We now know all too well the effects that climate change will have on the environment and society: from making weather events more…