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On Climate Change, Republicans Are Not a Monolithic Voting Group

According to a new poll conducted late last month, a majority of Republicans, even those described as conservative, are open to new forms…
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Mars, Inc. Makes Sustainability Roadmap of SDGs

Global business leaders set out own major action programs to cut emissions and call on negotiators to match them as 6 million companies…
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17 Goals to Rule Them All: How the SDGs Can Benefit Organizations

Ultimately, the SDGs will affect organizations and institutions of all shapes and sizes, from the European Union to municipalities and corporations, and engagement…
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3p Weekend: 6 Things We Learned at Climate Week NYC

Can't be in New York in person? Live vicariously through us with these six things we learned so far during Climate Week NYC.
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What Happens in Paris Won’t Stay in Paris: A Guide to the Upcoming Climate Negotiations

This December, delegates from both developed and developing countries will gather in Paris for what promises — one way or another — to…
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The AP Bans Use of Climate Change Denier and Skeptic

The Stylebook now states that the AP will “avoid the use of 'skeptics' or 'deniers'" in regards to global warming and will instead…
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Zero to 100: Companies Double-Down on Climate Action

Adding to the growing momentum at Climate Week, five global companies pledged to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. It's a goal they…
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Hillary Clinton Drops One Shoe On Keystone XL, White House Drops Another

It's toast: Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton clarified her opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline this week, and the White House backed her up.
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Fortune 500 Companies Pledge to Go 100 Percent Renewable

Underscoring the buy-in of the business community on climate action is a bold commitment from a group of top Fortune 500 companies: to…
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History of Climate Negotiations up to Paris COP21

The upcoming United Nations climate negotiations are shaping up to be the biggest, potentially most historic gathering of global climate and environment leaders…
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Global Fossil Fuel Divestment Assets Reach $2.6 Trillion

Yesterday's announcement at Climate Week NYC by Divest-Invest blows the lid off last year's goals to urge companies, organizations and private investors to…
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Emissions from Melting Permafrost Could Cost $43 Trillion

Scientists are suggesting the Arctic should have renewed focus for another reason: climate change, accelerated by the melting of permafrost and resulting greenhouse…
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NGO: 45 Percent of Corporations Obstruct Climate Change Policy

Corporate influence over the climate change debate and policy process is often cited as a key reason for the relatively slow progress of…
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40 Local Governments Set Collective 7.9 Gigaton Climate Goal

The announcement today that over 20 regional and local governments, which together comprise 10 percent of the world’s GDP, have committed to new…
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Map Your Local Climate Change With Weather Data

There was a time when figuring out what Mother Nature had in store for us could be accessed from a book -- or…