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U.S. Supreme Court Halts Clean Power Plan Amid Questions of Partisanship

In a surprising decision that environmentalists are calling "unprecedented," the Supreme Court imposed a stay on the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan this…

Will Congress Consider the Climate Impacts of its New Energy Bill?

Congress is required to determine if a bill would add to the federal deficit prior to voting on it. But there is no…

How Institutions of Higher Education Can Address Climate Change

As a mom, and an educator for a university campus with over 35,000 students, I feel strongly that the younger generation should be…

ExxonMobil Seeks to Limit Shareholder Action on Climate Change

ExxonMobil is trying to exclude a climate change proposal from this year’s proxy ballot, and if the oil and gas giant succeeds, its…

What’s Missing from Financing Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

Following one of the key announcements at COP21, a climate disclosure task force was set up by the Financial Stability Board at the…

Suppliers Need To Step Up Managing Climate Risks

Supply chains represent a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions reductions and climate-related risks to companies. So, how are suppliers assessing and managing…

World Wetlands Day and the Growing Need for Global Cooperation

Marked this month, World Wetlands Day is a celebration of cooperation on a global scale.

South Florida Mayors Tell Rubio, Bush: ‘Climate Change Is Real’

The mayors of 15 South Florida cities have a message for Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush.

The SEC Isn’t Enforcing Climate Risk Disclosures By Fossil Fuel Companies

Two of the world's largest fossil fuel companies are under fire for failing to disclose climate risk to their investors. What does it…

Not Too Big to Fail: How Mega Investment Firms Do Sustainability

Mega investment firms are not too big to fail sustainability. Not all investment portfolios return above-average performance to their investors. We should hope for…

California Attorney General to Investigate ExxonMobil

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris launched an investigation into ExxonMobil for failing to report climate change risks to shareholders and lying to…

David Koch Leaves Museum Board Amidst Controversy

Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring…

Sunrun CEO on the Bright Future of Solar Energy

Lynn Jurich, co-founder and CEO of Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., looks to the future of the energy…

Rubio, Bush Continue to Dismiss Climate Change

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush have both acknowledged that climate change exists. But both continue to dismiss climate…

Can Geoengineering Help Solve the Middle East’s Water Woes?

One geoengineering idea that has caught on in the United Arab Emirates is cloud seeding or, as it's called here, rain enhancement science.…