Climate Change

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

Why Climate Change is a Business and Human Rights Issue

This is a key year for climate action by both governments and companies. In the lead-up to the much-anticipated Paris climate talks, states…

Obama Calls Climate Change ‘Immediate Threat’

Speaking to this year’s graduating class of the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, President Barack Obama called climate change “a serious…

Arctic Drilling Decision: Shell’s Chutzpah, Protesters’ Angst

The decision to give Shell Oil the go-ahead to drill in the Arctic “shows why we may never win the fight against climate…

EDF: Green Supply Chains a Priority for Major Companies

Greening the supply chain is a common thread and a “key priority” for companies, including Kellogg’s, Walmart, Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Adidas, General Mills, H&M,…

Collaborative Conservation: Taking the Lead on Climate Resilience

As we confront the fact that we’ve long since surpassed greenhouse gas concentrations that will irrevocably change the climate, we have to ask:…

3p Weekend: 10 Hottest Headlines of the Year

Did you miss out on any of the year's biggest news? There's only one way to find out. Give that inbox a break,…

The Corporate Risk of Climate Change

While public companies are required to disclose risk in their financial reporting, there is little incentive for them to actually blame climate change.

NASA Climate Budget Sees Cuts As CO2 Levels Surpass 400 PPM

In a shocking development, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, headed by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Texas), submitted a new budget for…

Now is Not the Time to Drill in the Arctic

The Obama administration's conditional approval of Shell's Arctic drilling plans are shortsighted and could have devastating environmental consequences.

Oregon’s Climate Control Legacy

Oregon was on the leading edge of domestic climate policy in the late '90s with the nation's first carbon dioxide regulation, but it…

The Reasons to Divest from Fossil Fuels: Financial, Ecological and Moral

Divestment is not about dismantling the fossil fuel industry; it’s about the critical urgency of energy companies changing their business models to transition…

Humanitarian Organizations Struggle to Keep Pace with Climate Change

The global humanitarian community is feeling the strain from increasing numbers of disasters. Climate change is a big contributor to the trend, as…

Church of England Announces Divestment from Coal and Tar Sands

The powerful Church of England is putting its pounds and pence where its mouth is: The body that administers the worldwide Anglican Communion…

California Governor Sets Ambitious Climate Goals

On Wednesday, California Gov. Jerry Brown set a new greenhouse gas reduction target of 40 percent by 2030, using 1990 as a baseline.…

Preparing for New Realities: Planners Weigh in on Adapting to Climate Change

Experts from the the American Planning Association conference in Seattle share the top 10 ways to plan for climate change and natural hazards.