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Fossil Fuel Climate Deception Spans Three Decades

A new report reveals that fossil fuel companies began working actively to derail conversations around climate change as early as 1981 -- seven…
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Anthropocene: On the Substance of a New Idea

The Anthropocene is a new chapter in Earth's history shaped by human actions. Radionuclides and plastic are considered the clearest measurable signal as…
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New Climate Commitments Help Set the Stage for Paris

Three of the top 10 carbon emitting nations -- the U.S., China and Brazil -- announced new carbon reduction commitments in a joint…
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Why Tom Steyer Should Spend $100 Million on Green Schools

We need a scientifically literate public like a heart needs a beat. And the green schools movement is the vehicle that will push…
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Historic Climate Court Decision in the Netherlands

Big news from the Netherlands, where a court just decided that the government was not doing enough to combat climate change. Yep. You…
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Carbon Pricing Spurs Economic Development in Oregon

The Oregon case shows that, rather than hurting the economy, carbon pricing can fund the economic development in rural America and combat climate…
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Report: Climate Change Poses Security Risks

A recent independent report commissioned by G7 members shows that climate change is a global security threat. Quick action is needed to limit…

JetBlue’s CSR Report Proves It’s a Leader in the Industry

JetBlue Airways’ aptly-named report, The Blue Review, outlines the company's values and progress on its corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals. The report, issued…
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The Road to COP21: How Negotiators Can ‘Make it Work’ in December

To prepare for the upcoming COP21 negotiations in Paris, French negotiators and universities have teamed up to run a variety of workshops and…
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How Pain Keeps Us From Acting on Climate Change

When it comes to climate change, the cycle of pain and blame we’ve all been caught in is counterproductive. The majority of Americans…
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Who Knew Ben & Jerry’s Could Save the World Through Ice Cream?

Ben & Jerry’s believes that making ice cream and saving the world go together like their tasty flavors and your taste buds. Earlier…
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Here’s What You Need to Know About Revisions to ISO 14001

ISO's environmental management standard is due for an update in September. Here are some of the expected changes.
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Interfaith Power & Light Gets a Charge from Pope’s Encyclical

Bridging political and economic divides as well as religious faiths, Interfaith Power & Light sees Pope Francis's climate change encyclical as a powerful…
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New Fracking Studies Sum Up Pope Francis on Climate Change

Three new fracking studies underscore how natural gas fracking violates Pope Francis's new encyclical on climate change and environmental stewardship.
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer talks about how we can get Americans to "think green" at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in 2012.

On Campaign Finance: Tom Steyer Gets It

We need climate activists in public office. And that means spending some money to help climate candidates make their case during election season.