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3p Weekend: What Does Thought Leadership Mean in the 21st Century?

We asked our readership of sustainability and business professionals what thought leadership means to them. Here's what they had to say.
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My Inconvenient Truth: Reflections on Al Gore’s Impact 10 Years On

Ten years after the release of former Vice President Al Gore's landmark documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," 3p's Tom Schueneman takes a moment to…
A gas-rationing system is announced in the afternoon newspaper in 1974. Are we destined to repeat the cycle?

How Behavioral Economics Impacts You and Our Planet

A look at how America reacted to the 1974 oil embargo shows we are repeating history.
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Bonn Climate Talks Set to Work Out COP21 Details

Despite all of the attention garnered by the December COP21 climate talks in Paris, the follow-up meeting this week in Bonn, Germany --…
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Donald Trump’s Supporters: Global Warming Isn’t a ‘Hoax’

Trump's position on environmental issues is almost as confusing as it is controversial. But according to a recent Yale survey, he may need…
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Teamsters Get Into Environmental Justice

The Brotherhood of Teamsters, the century-old union with a membership of over 1.4 million, is lending its voice to help a Missouri community…
Many of America's biggest strides in clean energy and energy efficiency happened in the absence of federal policy.

Climate Action Lessons the Developing World Can Borrow from the U.S.

What key climate-action lessons can developing countries derive from the U.S.? Paritosh (Pari) Kasotia of the Solar Foundation breaks it down. Spoiler alert:…
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How Technology is Fighting Climate Change

Man-made problems require man-made solutions. From mobile processors that are more energy efficient and quicker to charge to electric and alternative-fuel vehicles that…
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3p Weekend: 150+ Companies Commit to Science-Based Targets

More than 150 companies are now committed to ambitious emissions-reduction targets that align with the global effort to limit warming to "well below"…
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry signs the Paris Agreement, with his 2-year-old granddaughter Isabelle Dobbs-Higginson on his lap and U.N. Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon looking on.

4 Ways to Cross the Paris Agreement Finish Line

What will it take to make the Paris Agreement legally binding? Eliza Northrop, an international environmental lawyer focused on the design and implementation…
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Beauty and the Beast: Our Love For Plastic Has a Dark Side

When waste is not managed properly, it becomes a lasting issue with consequences that know no bounds. Kelsey Gaude, a graduate student at…
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Jimmy Kimmel Schools Sarah Palin On Global Warming

Sarah Palin is back in the public eye, and not just to promote her Judge Judy knockoff. She's stumping for the climate denial…
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Interactive Map of San Francisco Shows Potential Health Impacts of Climate Change

San Francisco’s Department of Public Health released an interactive map to showcase the potential effects that climate change could have on its residents.
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Inaction on Climate Change Leaves Millions of Pensions at Risk Worldwide

The Asset Owners Disclosure Project, the mission of which is to shield the owners of assets such as securities, stocks and bonds from…
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Policy Points: How Business Can Address Climate Change, Minimum Wage and Taxes

A sustainable economy will depend on business policies that will advance change on a societal level. Here are three important policies that can…
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