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Air Pollution in China is Killing More Than a Million People a Year

Air pollution levels in China have reached catastrophic proportions. According to research newly published by Berkeley Earth, air pollution kills more than 4,000…
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Studies: Number of Rural Firefighters Dropping, Megafires Increasing

Most firefighters in the U.S. are volunteer, and many are the first line of defense when it comes to forest fires that threaten…
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The Decline and Fall of the Coal Empire

The transition from woodcutting to coal mining as the main source of heat was part of an early British economic revolution. But all…
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Pope Francis Is Right on Climate Dangers, Wrong on Policy Options

The pope was right to call for a more ethical sustainable development that can meet our economic needs while also protecting the environment.…
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More Drought = More CO2

The California drought's impacts on agriculture, water systems and infrastructure are well known. Now new research demonstrates that there is a negative carbon…
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Visualizing Climate Change with Virtual Reality

Recognizing the need to communicate the severity of current circumstances, scientists are looking to new technology to help broaden awareness of the global…
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Taking a Stance on Sustainability: Start Internally

Companies need to move beyond nominal, local sustainability efforts and embed sustainability into the global company culture to create meaningful change. Here are…
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Obama’s Carbon Emissions Plan is Good News for Business

By E. Freya Williams As President Obama unveiled his plan to curb carbon emissions from America’s power plants this week, opposition ranged from…
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The Shifting Sands That Welcome the Sustainable Development Goals

The Pope’s recent invitation to social activist Naomi Klein to join his forthcoming high level environment conference is an indicator of the shifting…
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Obama, EPA Release Final Clean Power Plan

On Monday, August 3, President Barack Obama and EPA Chief Gina McCarthy released the finalized version of the Clean Power Plan, a set…
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Fiction as a Catalyst for Climate Change Action

Fiction lets a reader think and talk about climate change when they might be more comfortable ignoring it in reality. It’s the perfect…
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Climate Change Perceptions Vary Between Developed and Developing Countries

Effective messages about climate change need to focus on public awareness and perceptions that are specific to each country, a recently released study…
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UPS Drives Toward 1 Billion Miles with Alternative Fuels

UPS CSO Rhonda Clark talks about their latest CSR report, driving toward 1 billion miles with alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles, and…
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Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…
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Groups Raise Concern Over Role of COP21 Sponsors

Environmental and social justice groups have raised a flag of concern, claiming that COP21 organizers have sold too many sponsorships to big polluters,…
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