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

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The Story of Cap & Trade (Discussion Follows)

They’re at it again – the creative team who brought you the wildly popular Story of Stuff are following up with “The Story…
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EPA and GHGs: Ready, Set, Report

In the grand scheme of things, if neither next month’s Copenhagen summit on climate change or pending U.S. legislation on the same topic…
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Self Reporting Doesn’t Cut it: Why We Need a National GHG Measurement System

Say you’re the Mayor of San Francisco. You’re spending million of dollars every year to increase energy efficiency, install solar panels and encourage…

Climate Change: The Cost of Inaction Continues to Rise

For those who oppose any kind of meaningful action on global climate change, consider the latest findings on the cost of inaction. According…

Cap-and-Trade: The Real Deal from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce may actually have a better idea than a cap-and-trade bill for cutting emissions. And, contrary to popular opinion,…

Climate Change Complacency on Capitol Hill

Well, I can’t say I’m surprised. Climate Change legislation on the Hill has proven to be exactly what we should have expected all…

Climate Scientists: “Inaction Is Inexcusable”

Global warming deniers often suggest that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report is a political document, and they’re partially right…
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Buying Time: Cutting Non-CO2 Pollutants Will Slow Climate Change

Climate change isn’t only about carbon dioxide. So that’s why, in a world that is stepping close to a steep precipice, doing more…

Cutting Emissions Immediately Is an Economic Imperative, Study Says

A new analysis by university economists suggests that we need to start fighting climate change now, while we can still afford it. But…

Nike Resigns From Board of US Chamber of Commerce, Citing Climate Change Differences

Nike, a global leader in sustainability issues, announced today it was resigning from its position on the US Chamber of Commerce’s board of…

Democrats Boxer and Kerry to Introduce Climate Legislation in Senate

If Democratic Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer are successful Wednesday, they might nudge Senate negotiations on climate change a bit closer to,…

Hotter, Faster: New Report Slices Decades From Warming Scenarios

Are people in the U.S. illiterate when it comes to climate change? Just days after Rasmussen reported that 47 percent of U.S. citizens…
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Quitting the US Chamber of Commerce: The Newest Eco-Fad?

Now that a third large utility has dropped out of the US Chamber of Commerce over its stance on climate change legislation, the…
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Thomas Schelling: A Marshall Plan for Climate Change?

By: Scott Shuffield The global warming debate is over.  Now the argument moves to solving the crisis of climate change.  Though often referred…

Unilever Cool on Warm Ice Cream?

It seems Unilever is not so hot about warm ice cream after all. Or perhaps it is but is not ready to talk…