Climate Change

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

Can Two Words Save the Planet?

The terms “global warming” and “climate change” describe two interrelated and similar — but scientifically different -- phenomena. But one term is increasingly…

U.S. and China Review Their Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Both countries committed to eliminate and consolidate fossil fuel subsidies as part of the review process, a promise they made in 2013.

White House: Climate Change is a National Security Issue

A new Presidential Memorandum calls on more than 20 federal agencies to take the national security implications of climate change into consideration. This…

Unraveling the Climate Consequences of a Trump Presidency

Trump's vague policy positions on climate action mean more uncertainty for businesses as they seek an even playing field.

John Kerry, the Environmental Secretary of State

As Secretary of State John Kerry looks to the next chapter, he has an opportunity to bring an unprecedented environmental record into the…

Why Enterprise Joined ALEC For a Hot Second — Then Ditched

The lobbying organization ALEC insists there is a "debate" over climate change, but Enterprise -- and its customers -- aren't buying that argument.

Carbon Pricing Delivers Results, But Much Work Lies Ahead

In a survey conducted by CDP, 1 in 5 large firms now set an internal carbon price -- up 23 percent from 2015.

Massachusetts Governor Creates Climate Change Strategy Through Executive Order

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order last week that spells out a plan to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate Week NYC Sponsored by Banks Financing Fossil Fuel Projects

Three large banks with heavy investments in fossil fuels are sponsoring Climate Week NYC this year, according to a group of NGOs.

SEC Investigates ExxonMobil As Climate Science Witch Hunt Continues in Congress

The SEC says ExxonMobil failed to effectively communicate financial and climate risk data to shareholders, and it plans to investigate further. Meanwhile, a…

Congressional Climate Science Witch Hunt Begins ‘Constitutional Obligation’ Hearings

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, chair of the House Science Committee, scheduled a hearing on Wednesday to assert the committee’s right to issue broad…

3p Weekend: Your Cheat Sheet to the Dakota Access Pipeline Conflict

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein called the conflict "one of the defining climate justice fights in the United States." But many Americans…

Virgin Atlantic: Emissions from Steel Mills Could Fuel Airplanes

After five years of research and development, Virgin Atlantic and Illinois-based LanzaTech developed a source of jet fuel made of waste gases from…

Obama Establishes First Marine Monument in the Atlantic Ocean

On Thursday, President Barack Obama established the first U.S. marine monument in Atlantic waters. Some stakeholders are elated. Others, not so much.

Seafood Alternatives Could Help Relieve Pressure on the World’s Oceans

As is the case with fake meats such as substitutes for the “bloody burger” and chicken strips made from pea flower, it may…