Climate Change

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

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Good News and the Bad News

There was some pretty grim news on the carbon emissions front last week. According to the US Dept. of Energy, emissions for the…

How to Talk with Global Warming Deniers

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at the Los Angeles Green Festival entitled, “My brother-in-law is a global…
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Apple Skin Skies: The Fragile Reality of Global Warming Perception

Apple Skin Skies examines the idea that our atmosphere is thin relative to the size of the planet and the number of humans…
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South Africa Enacts CO2 Emissions Cap as UN Climate Negotiators to Converge on Durban

The South African government will enact an emissions cap and new energy industry regulations in an effort to spur development of alternative, clean…
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Sustainability Movement is in Dire Need of Minority Outreach

The environmental movement is, and has been, well aware of the fact that it needs to work on increasing ethnic, age, and income…

Australia Poised to Enact Historic National Carbon Tax

Australia is poised to pass a historic national carbon tax. Narrowly passed in the Australian government's lower house, the carbon tax bill is…
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Global Warming Will Make Chocolate a Luxury Item

The latest victim of climate change could well be something we all take for granted. It is delicious, ubiquitous, and most people cannot…
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350 Pacific Highlights the Need for an Increased Understanding of Climate Change

Moving Planet is an annual event that is celebrated worldwide, in an effort to advise, educate, and increase awareness about climate change.
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Making Renewables Happen in the U.S.

There are several obstacles to overcome in order to have the much-needed switch to renewables...
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Clinton: World Needs Better Immigration Laws for Climate Change Refugees

As part of the Clinton Global Initiative, former President Bill Clinton voiced his thoughts about global warming and climate refugees in a round-table discussion.…

Haute-Couture CSR: The True Cost of Luxury is Not on the Price Tag

London Fashion week kicked off last Friday and the New York Fashion week is going on this week. Every designer that matters is…
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Sustainability Community Tackles Language

Last month, Newt Gingrich-trained spokesman for anti-global warming forces, Mark Morano, announced on Fox TV the “collapse of global warming science.” And he’s…
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Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project: The Denial Ends Today

Al Gore is mad as hell about his campaign to get the word out about global warming being smothered by a heavily funded…
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Breakthrough Material: Novacem Carbon Negative Cement

Most people, when they think about global warming, and the sources of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which, by the way, just hit…
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Hotel Chains Standardize Carbon Accounting

Everybody travels and everybody stays at hotels one time or another but travelling comes with a steep carbon as well as water footprint.…