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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.…

The COP21 Climate Agreement: What Does It Mean for the United States?

Critically, in the words of one U.S. representative at COP21, the final Paris Agreement is “Congress-proof.”

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Keeps Momentum From COP21 Surging

33,000 people are expected to attend the annual Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, and the opening ceremony got off to a rousing start with…

Making Us All More ‘Resourceful’ in 2016: A CEO’s Pledge

As SealedAir's CEO explains, "The Paris Agreement is made up of goals, not requirements, and it's up to my fellow business leaders and…

Shareholder Activists Tackle Methane Emissions

2015 was a big year for shareholder activism against oil and gas companies. Less than a month in, 2016 is looking like it…

Seeing a New Resolution on Climate Change in 2016

Entering 2016, a number of key factors are providing greater resolution of what a low-carbon future might look like, and how to get…

A Brief History of Global Warming — and Its Solar-Powered Solution

By Kyle G. Crider “’Come on up with me,’ he said. ‘It’s raining already.’ In fact it was, the endless warm drizzle of…

The Pro-Life Argument for Climate Action

To acknowledge climate change as a human life issue, regardless of religious or political affiliation, is to bridge political divides and broaden the…

Concept Tool Launched at COP21 Offers Market-Based Climate Solutions

In a COP21 breakout session focused on environmental standards, Joe Madden, co-founder of EOS Climate, presented a concept that could revolutionize raw materials…

A 2016 Carbon Market Forecast

The Climate Trust’s annual predictions about the events, policies and ideas that will matter in 2016, across the carbon market. The trends, which…