Climate Change: Triple bottom line news

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

EPA vs. California: A Follow-Up on Carbon Emission Regulation

I reported last week on the latest court ruling establishing California’s right to regulate tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions. Sixteen other states have similar…

Judge Rules on California Law to Regulate Auto Greenhouse Gas Emissions

U.S. District Judge Anthony Ishii of Fresno ruled on Wednesday the California has the right to regulate tail pipe emissions of greenhouse gases.…

The “Unequivocal” Reality of Global Warming and What to Do Now (Grow Up?)

In an attempt to move beyond “speculation” as to the reality and principal source of current climate trends (haven’t we done that already?) the…

Powershift 2007 – Students Lobby for Bold Climate Change Legislation

By Lorna Li Climate change activism has taken to the streets this weekend. Saturday November 3rd was the National Day of Climate Action,…

Pension Fund Looks for Increased Climate Change Disclosure

The consequences of global warming are becoming an increasingly important variable for institutional investors when assessing a company’s economic viability. In a recent statement, Calpers (the California Employees’…

KACO Solar a Model for Sustainable Manufacturing and Business

“A matter of conviction – and then of business” KACO Solar, an international manufacturer of PV inverters announced on Wednesday their entire manufacturing process produces…

Cost of Southern California Fires to Top $1 Billion – What Role Do the Santa Ana Winds and Global Warming Play?

Losses the raging wildfires in San Diego county alone are expected to be at least $1 billion dollars. With 1,500 homes destroyed and more than 500,000…

Cap and Trade, Carbon Tax, and the Aspirations of Government

On hearing that the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) just named Jack Cogen, CEO of Natsource, as the their new chairman, I decided to do some research on…