Climate Change: Triple bottom line news

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

TckTckTck: Big Deal Around Hopes for a Big Climate Deal

Let’s all start counting down with TckTckTck in preparation for what promises to be a seminal event in achieving, at some point sooner…

Climate Change, Carbon Trading, and Thievery – Crooks Give “Carbon Capital” New Meaning

Apparently, the carbon trading market – which has grown to more than $100 billion, the Washington Post reports – is attracting more than…
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Unilever’s Ambient Ice Cream and Global Warming

UPDATE: Unilever has denied the claim that it’s developing a room temperature ice cream. Given all the buzz this story has created, it…

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Seeks Global Warming Trial

A recent Los Angeles Times headline could easily appear in the News of the Weird: “U.S. Chamber of Commerce Seeks Trial on Global…

1.21 Gigawatts??? How about that much each day for the next 25 years?

In Back to the Future, the classic Michael J. Fox film, the inventive Doc exclaims, “1.21 Gigawatts!!!!!” in horror when he realizes how…

Big Money + Dirty Coal = Big Dirty Coal Money

The Sierra Club has had it right for years: There’s no such thing as “clean coal” and all of the blather and money…

The Cap-and-Trade Scapegoat and the Illusion of Cheap Energy

It may not have made as many waves as the Michael Jackson story, but last week, after the House passed the cap-and-trade bill,…

The Hope Behind the Holes in the Waxman-Markey Climate Bill

Friday was a historic day for the United States with the passage of our first comprehensive climate change bill. While some criticize the…

PR Battle Over Cap-and-Trade Reaches a Fevered Pitch

Oil and coal companies — the most vocal opponents of US cap-and-trade climate legislation — have spent more than $76 million over the…

This Week in Green Business

Welcome to Friday’s Green Business Roundup from around the blogosphere! I’ll be filling in for the lovely and talented Jen Boynton for the…

Time to Sell Your Oceanfront Property?

The world’s leading climate scientists are convening in Copenhagen, so we’re expecting a busy week for environmental news, and it begins with a…

Carbon Tax Versus Cap-and-Trade

On a practical level the advanges of a Carbon Tax appear way more attractive than a cap-and-trade model.

The US Climate Action Partnership’s “Blueprint for Legislative Action,” does it go far enough?

Finally. Change. Along with the new President comes a bright and contemporary perspective on how to tackle climate change. So what can we…

An Urgent Resolution for the New Year

Tomorrow morning, the gym will be quite crowded with new members hoping to start the year off right. It is one of the…

Geologists Say Rock Laid Bare Under Omani Desert Can Absorb 4 Billion Tons Of CO2 a Year

Geologists find a type of rock that absorbs carbon naturally. Could this be a silver bullet in the fight against global warming?