Climate Change

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

Report: Carbon Markets Contribute to Global Climate Action Efforts, But Need a Boost

Proponents of carbon offsets say these programs do their part to mitigate climate change risk, but the market faced a rough year in…

OECD: Climate Action Can Boost World’s Economy By 5 Percent

Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations' GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic…

Want to Erase Carbon Emissions? Eat Beans, Say Researchers

Could Americans really give up beef in exchange for more plants? One group of researchers say it's the fastest way to reduce carbon…

Trees are Migrating, Creating Uncertainty for U.S. Ecosystems and Business

A study reveals that tree species in the U.S. are moving north and west -- suggested a disruption to ecosystems, and businesses, in…

The Antarctic is Collapsing, and Businesses Should Be Worried

Recent analysis suggests that Antarctic ice sheets are disintegrating faster than previously thought, with potentially disastrous consequences. Is it time for businesses to…

Good News: India and China Slowing Emissions Far Faster Than Expected

A new analysis finds that India and China are on pace to overachieve their Paris Agreement climate pledges, a welcome sign for global…

LCV Scorecard Highlights Environmental Leaders in Congressional Caucuses of Color

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released a scorecard exclusively for members of Congress who sit on caucuses representing people of color, another…

Chevron and Exxon Refuse to Walk the Walk When it Comes to Climate

America's largest oil and gas companies plan to oppose every single climate-related resolution put forth by shareholders at their upcoming annual meetings.

Salesforce Proves Business Can Lead the Way on Climate Action

Ahead of the COP21 climate talks in Paris, Salesforce pledged to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. That was only two years…

British Discount Airline EasyJet Slashes Emissions, Sets New Carbon Goals

The U.K. discount carrier says its emissions-reduction measures have been so successful that it plans to rewrite its long-term sustainability goals.

Trump Administration Will Invest $23.6 Million in Water Reclamation

The project comes out of the Department of the Interior, which notes a pending water crisis in part due to climate change.

Can Obama Become a Force for Sustainable Agriculture?

Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture's impact on climate change - a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion…

Tiffany & Co. Makes Its Point: Presidents Come and Go, But Diamonds are Forever

Iconic American luxury brand Tiffany & Co. flexes its muscles with a brief but diamond-hard takedown of President Donald Trump for dithering over…

#ExxonKnew and Now, #ExxonPollutes … For 16,386 Days

A recent court decision holds the oil giant responsible for massive violations of the Clean Air Act in Texas, the latest to show…

Corporate Interests Clash Over Paris Climate Agreement

While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American…