Climate Change

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

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Wind Power: Pros and Cons

When we think of wind power, we generally think of those large high tech towers with slowly spinning blades that have sprung recently…
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“Rising Sea Levels” … an Inflammatory Term?

Can using comparable conservative language get environmental climate change bills passed? When results were parsed by political party, the study counted 42 percent…
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In North Carolina and Virginia, Business and Tea-Party Politics Rise Over Sea Levels

If you were wondering what the next target of conservative groups and the tea party after they’ll get over with agenda 21, we…

Kaiser Permanente: Climate Change Threatens Health Mission

Climate change a threat to health care’s basic mission—delivering health.

Is Climate Denial Coming to an End?

Has climate change denial come to an end? Aggressive, outrageous tactics might lead to the extinction of denier organizations.

WWF Urges Rio+20 Attendees to Measure Natural Capital

Natural capital, which incorporates social and environmental, as well as financial, dimensions into national accounts and corporate balance sheets, provides a much more…
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North America on Top of Carbon Capture and Storage

Last week, the North American Carbon Capture & Storage Atlas (NACCSA), a joint effort between U.S., Canadian and Mexican governments, created the first…
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Saudi Arabia Plans $109 Billion Solar Future

Saudi Arabia will seek investors interested in a $109 billion plan to generate power from solar energy. The ambitious plan calls for a…

Mango Delayed Due to Climate Change

The people of India have a deep connection with mangoes. Every person claims to have at least one favorite kind but the Alphonso…

Interview: Dr. Michael Mann, Climate War Veteran

If there was a medal for fighting the climate war, Dr. Michael Mann should probably get one. In the last decade he has…
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White House Working Group to Ask: What the Frack?

To frack or not to frack--a question for a White House working group.
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Bill Gates on the Five Miracles Needed for Energy and Climate Challenges

Bill Gates is dedicating an increasing amount of time and resources in pursuit of clean energy solutions. His goal is to get the…

OECD Report Cites Heavy Consequences of Inaction on Climate

OECD report sees 50% rise in GHG emissions by 2050 without global action.
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Energy Secretary Chu Chooses Popularity Over Sustainability

In 2008, Stephen Chu, then Director of the Berkley Lawrence National Lab, said, “Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the…
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Is GM Guilty of Funding Climate Change Denial?

Funds came from GM's foundation, not GM the car company itself. This distinction is important, since in the interests of good governance, Mr…