Climate Change

Triple bottom line news

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

COP21, India, China, Obama, climate change, United Nations, Leon Kaye, New York

China, U.S. to Sign Historic Climate Agreement on Friday

One of the biggest steps post-COP21 will happen this Friday, April 22, at the United Nations' headquarters in New York, where representatives from…
14909247947_9a0c38f696_z

3 Ways You Can Help Combat the Climate Crisis

Although the situation can sometimes feel daunting and beyond repair, there are a few simple, concrete actions we can take to minimize the…
Divestment, oil and gas, coal, clean energy, Norway, Leon Kaye

Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Divests from Coal

Last week, the managers of Norway’s Government Pension Fund announced that divestment from coal companies is well underway.
Israel_Haifa_carbon_emissions_Israeltourism

Israel Expected to Save $8 Billion By Cutting Emissions

Israel, a leader in technology development, says it's on track to save $8 billion from carbon emissions reductions. The Israeli cabinet has unanimously…
chain-690966_640

Breaking the Connection Between Emissions and Economic Growth

As more countries shift to sustainability, economic growth is beginning to decouple from carbon emissions for the first time in history. In fact,…
gas station

Fossil Fuel Companies Can’t Get Away With Dodgy Climate Dealings

Fossil fuel companies just can’t seem to get away with dodgy dealings when it comes to climate change. Building on prior investigations, a…
World Resources Institute, Paul Reig, water scarcity, water stewardship, Campbell Soup Company, PepsiCo, India, Mars Inc., Leon Kaye, climate change

The Business Case for Science-Based Water Targets

A World Resources Institute analyst points out that while companies and governments have found consistency in how they approach carbon emissions and climate…
A tree-planting is great, but today's Earth Month campaigns need to go further.

Earth Month Campaigns, All Grown Up

Over the last decade, marketers have learned from missteps of greenwashing during the month of April. Earth Month marketing has transformed to reflect…
Picture1

Climate Change is Natural? And That Doesn’t Freak You Out?

If one indeed believes that climate change is natural, should that not be far scarier than if it were human-caused?
640px-Offshore_platforms

Legal Petition Seeks to Stop All New Offshore Drilling

A wide group of organizations are calling on President Barack Obama to immediately halt the issuance of any new offshore drilling licenses.
clean_power_plan_emilymathews

Companies, Lawmakers Step Up to Support Clean Power Plan

Last week's three-fold amicus curiae submission to the U.S. Appeals Court included supporters from Congress, the tech, insurance and food industries, and plenty…
15093683077_5868bb54ab_z

Stanford Study: Carbon Cost Should Be Six Times Higher

The “official” social cost of carbon pollution was $37 per ton in 2015, according to the U.S. government. But a new study reveals…
Isle De Jean Charles

Native Community Will Move to Higher Ground in Louisiana

In the the Pointe-aux-Chenes community in southern Louisiana, homes are at risk from rising tides and sinking land. Here, a native community hopes…
2999130055_8697986e51_z

3p Weekend: Is Your Candidate a Climate Denier?

While we don't advocate single-issue voting, we know climate issues are of great interest to our readers, so we thought a quick break-down…
coal power plant

Another Climate Change Denier on Big Coal’s Payroll

Climate change deniers that appear on Fox News often cite the argument that the climate has always changed. When Chris Horner, a lawyer…
Close
Please support the site
Love TriplePundit? Please help us by clicking our like buttons - it really matters!