Climate Change

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Obama, EPA Release Final Clean Power Plan

On Monday, August 3, President Barack Obama and EPA Chief Gina McCarthy released the finalized version of the Clean Power Plan, a set…

Fiction as a Catalyst for Climate Change Action

Fiction lets a reader think and talk about climate change when they might be more comfortable ignoring it in reality. It’s the perfect…

Climate Change Perceptions Vary Between Developed and Developing Countries

Effective messages about climate change need to focus on public awareness and perceptions that are specific to each country, a recently released study…

UPS Drives Toward 1 Billion Miles with Alternative Fuels

UPS CSO Rhonda Clark talks about their latest CSR report, driving toward 1 billion miles with alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles, and…

Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…

Groups Raise Concern Over Role of COP21 Sponsors

Environmental and social justice groups have raised a flag of concern, claiming that COP21 organizers have sold too many sponsorships to big polluters,…

The Line on the Sidewalk: South Florida’s Climate Change Dilemma

Florida's coastline is world famous for its tourism amenities. The state is also a vital transportation nexus for the country, providing an essential…

House Natural Resources Committee: ‘Carbon Emissions Are Good’

The House Committee on Natural Resources recently discussed the benefits that carbon emissions provide to the planet. Yes, you heard right. I said…

Al Gore Hits Obama on Arctic Drilling Decision

Gore is confident there will be some sort of agreement coming out of Paris. “Even if it falls a little bit short of…

Social Responsibility: Does Exxon Mobil Practice for the Long-Term?

The goal of every corporation or business is to earn money, but what happens when a company's approach doesn't take environmental impact into…

Boehner’s Drought Plan: Blame Environmentalists and Obama

House Speaker John Boehner – leader of the least productive Congress in American history, one which has done little, if anything, to assist…

The Pope’s Climate Encyclical, Capitalism and the Environmental Movement

Peter Fox-Penner, author of "Smart Power" and other energy policy books, discusses the Pope's Climate Encyclical and its focus on broader economic and…

ExxonMobil Still Oils the Palms of Climate Science Deniers

“Practically no one can say with a straight face that global warming isn't happening anymore. Most, if not all, of the people who…

What America Can Learn From the California Water Crisis

As it fights against perhaps one of the worst dry spells in 1,000 years, California teaches the rest of the country many vital…

White House Invests in Climate Change Resilience

The Obama administration recently announced actions to make vulnerable communities more resilient to the impacts of climate change. The actions include over $25…