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Shareholders Ask the SEC: Stop ExxonMobil’s Attempts To Block Climate Resolutions

Shareholders representing more than $1 billion in ExxonMobil shares asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to reject the oil giant’s plan to…

Scientists Pressure American Geophysical Union to Sever Ties with ExxonMobil

More than 100 geoscientists sent a letter to the the American Geophysical Union’s president, Margaret Leinen, to ask that she and the governing…

Balancing Profitability and Sustainability

What struggles do environmentally-concerned business managers face on a daily basis? How do you balance being green and making a profit?

The Carbon Pawprint

Have you ever thought about the carbon footprint of your pets? Stephen P. Williams, a student in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability program,…

Twitter Chat Follow-Up: Mondelēz on Cross-Sector Partnerships Post-COP21

TriplePundit hosted a Twitter chat on Feb. 1 to discuss cross-sector partnerships and their importance post-COP21 as key to making things happen. As…

3p Weekend: Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change, in Cartoons!

Climate change getting you down? Learn why quirky cartoons might be the first step in bringing climate change back into our everyday conversations…

Governors Announce Bipartisan Accord for a New Energy Future

On Feb. 16, a bipartisan group of 17 U.S. governors pledged to promote a new energy economy.

Ford the Latest Company to Dump ALEC

Last fall, Ford Motor Co. revealed it was a financial contributor to ALEC. Following backlash, this week it became the latest company to…

The Skills Gap in India’s Ambitious Renewable Energy and Climate Goals

India will need to make dramatic investments if it wants to make good on the promises it made at COP21.

The State of Green Behind the Scenes of Film and TV

What has this behemoth of an influential industry done to make itself more sustainable inside and out?

The Rising Cost of the Zika Virus Epidemic

Brazil is in a major campaign to stop the spread of Zika virus.

New Report Ties “Hottest Year on Record” to Human Toll of Disasters

According to the UN, at least 98.6 million people were affected by natural disasters ranging from droughts to floods, and the economic damage…

Why Don’t Conservatives Support Balancing Nature’s Budget?

Most conservatives love a balanced budget, with one notable exception: Our natural capital budget. If the Earth is a business, conservative extraction policies…

COP21 — Two Months On: Time to Separate News from Trends

Is the energy transition stalling? Two months after COP21, it is time to separate news from trends. The oil price is down; the…

A Bump in the Road: Impact of the SCOTUS Clean Power Plan Decision

"We want to be clear ... that the court's decision does not overturn the policy or decide its legal merits," John Coequyt, who…