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Rocky Mountain Institute Still Bullish on Renewable Future

Amory Lovins, founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, sees a lot of cause for optimism in 2017 when it comes to renewable energy.

3p Weekend: Longreads for the New Year

Make the most of that holiday downtime with some of TriplePundit's best original reporting on topics that are sure to stick around in…

3p Weekend: The Biggest CSR Stories of 2016 — Updated

To make sure you're caught up before that holiday party, we're taking a look back at the year's biggest news items -- and…

Rex Tillerson: From Climate Con Artist to Secretary of State

The ExxonMobil CEO’s chummy relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin raised plenty of eyebrows. But his role in promoting climate denial and blocking…

Our Disappearing Coastlines: The Cost of Extreme Weather

Climate change is wreaking havoc on our beaches and shorelines, thanks to more frequent storms of increasing intensity.

Gov. Brown’s Rallying Call for the Climate: ‘We’ll Launch Our Own Damn Satellites’

Donald Trump said he may favor eradicating NASA's 58-year-old earth sciences division, which includes a network of satellites that track climate change. But…

Four Economic Reforms that Can Save the Environment

We shouldn’t rate ourselves by GDP growth, but by sustainable increases in human wellbeing. Four relatively simple reforms will transform how our economies…

DOE Says ‘Hell No’ to Trump Request for Names

Donald Trump's transition team sent a list of 70-plus questions to the DOE, including a request for the names of employees and contractors…

It’s Time to Make Water Conservation Your Problem

We live in a world where climate change is changing rainfall patterns and increasing the likelihood of drought. As such, water conservation is…

Is It Time for the New York City Region to Plan for Permanent Flooding?

A recent report assessed the risks the greater New York City region faces if sea levels rise by one, three or six feet.…

How Health, Climate Change, and Social Justice Intersect in Chicago

Chicago illuminates the inequity of weather impacts on low-income neighborhoods and communities of color -– an injustice that will only intensify as the…

What the U.S. Can Learn from the U.K. About Climate Risk

As the United States welcomes a new presidential administration, it would be wise to look across the pond for tips on climate risk…

Researchers: Our Arctic and Atlantic Waters Must Be Protected

In a report issued this week, the Stockholm Environment Institute said offshore oil drilling in Arctic and Atlantic waters is not needed, asserting…

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…

In the Age of Trump, Business Leaders Must Take Up Climate Fight

This week a group of corporate executives, sustainability consultants and environmental activists gathered in — wait for it — Florida to discuss their…