Climate Change

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The IPCC Summary Report on Climate Change: What It Means for Impact Investing

The long-awaited IPCC Summary Report on Climate Change emerged amid a flurry of media coverage and a volley of commentary, both pro and…

Brits to Buy Solar Arrays with their Ektorp Sofas

Hold on, I need to look at my list here. I need to buy some Swedish meatballs, a couple chairs, some new food…

Extreme Climate Change: What Does It Mean for Businesses?

According to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) global warming is no longer a theory. It's here. How will businesses in…

Climate Week 2013: Creating a Clear, Powerful Agenda in a Pre-COP 2015 Environment

At the NYC Climate Week Opening Ceremony, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim emphasized that action has been too small in responding to…
Trust the process and don't fear the unknown.

Women and Sustainability in Politics: Embrace Crisis and Reframe Shame

The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future recently hosted a powerful discussion on women and sustainability in politics. Moderated by Darcy Winslow, Managing…

Should Climate Risks Be Included in Sustainability Reports?

Historically, sustainability reporting has been largely about the firm’s impact on society and the environment. Recently though, stakeholders have also been asking for…

Radio Waves Can Signal Climate Change

Investigators at Tel Aviv University have found a way to use radio waves to measure temperature variations in the upper atmosphere. The discovery…
disruptive challenges

Ronald Binz Discusses Disruptive Forces Threatening American Utilities

American utilities are under siege from disruptive forces from rooftop solar to static energy demand - it's time to change the business model.
Obama gives a major speech on climate change at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013

Will Obama’s Climate Action Plan Save the World?

Obama's climate plan is far reaching, given today's political climate, but still not aggressive enough to stop the worst impacts of global warming.

SBIO 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: EOS Climate

Joe Madden, a pioneer in the North American Greenhouse Gas Markets, and Jeff Cohen, a 2008 Nobel Peace Prize honoree, created EOS Climate…

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…
Carbon Markets

The Global Carbon Market is Taking Shape

How the US and Australia are gearing up for carbon trading.

Poll: 58% of Republicans Still Believe Global Warming is a Hoax

A recent Public Policy Polling survey found that 58% of Republicans polled still believe that Global Warming is a hoax. This, at the…
global warming

Despite Rising Carbon Emissions – Global Mean Temperatures Have Been Flat

A recent report states that, "The five-year mean global temperature has been flat for a decade." So does this mean climate change is…
Global warming

Citizen Hansen Continues to Battle Climate Change

Dr. James Hansen, head of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies, is continuing to warn the public of the dangers of climate change…