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China, fossil fuels, climate change, renewables, coal, Leon Kaye, Greenpeace, Shanghai

China Accused of Rapidly Building Coal Plants, Despite Climate Promises

China is on pace to open one new coal-fired plant a week until 2020, says Greenpeace, despite its promises to boost renewables and…
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The Myths Oil Companies Use to Resist Climate Action in California

While it cannot be denied that money talks, it doesn’t always tell the truth. The Natural Resources Defense Council fact-checked a key fossil…
It's official: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is on the Donald Trump ticket.

3p Weekend: Everything You Need to Know About Trump’s VP Pick

It's official: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is on the Donald Trump ticket. Although he's a GOP mainstay, Pence isn't exactly a household name…
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Come Together: Can Climate Be a Bipartisan Issue?

If you’ve followed elections long enough, you know basically what to expect in the general -- sharply divergent views on everything from trade…
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Considering Ontario’s Climate Change Solution

This summer, Ontario solidified a five-year action plan to promote clean energy and support the long-term shift to a low-carbon economy. Critics say…
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Are Multinationals Doing Enough for the Climate?

A new report from Thomson-Reuters looks at the world's 500 largest companies and assesses if they are making the emissions cuts necessary to…
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Could Hemp Grow Back to Aid Sustainability Efforts?

As America continues to loosen its strict stance on marijuana laws, hemp is making a comeback. But is it really the 'wonder crop'…
The Sierra Club says it is doing what it can to clean up politics.

Sierra Club’s Leader Trolling Trump, Top Republicans

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune is using social media to rip top Republicans over the challenges facing Donald Trump’s candidacy.
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A Grand Strategy for Economic Prosperity and Security

Like fascism and communism in the last century, sustainability, climate action and economic inclusion are the existential challenges of the 21st century. In…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Peña Nieto to Ottawa.

‘Three Amigos’ Canada, U.S. and Mexico Forge Clean Energy and Climate Goals

The U.S., Canada and Mexico took a huge step yesterday in setting new goals to combat climate change. Agreements signed by the three…
Last week, business and government leaders gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to discuss public-private collaboration on climate action.

U.N. Global Compact Leaders Summit: Let’s Build a Better World … Together

Last week, business and government leaders gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to discuss public-private collaboration on climate action.
We need to channel our post-Brexit momentum for change into environmental action now.

Britain Still Has an Important Choice to Make

Will we see a future in which Britain turns inward and sees a down-turn in the economy, living standards and environmental improvements? Or…
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Want Corporations to Go Green? It’s Time to Learn Their Language

Despite tax breaks and corporate responsibility pushes, there is still a lag when it comes to corporations acting in a sustainable way. The…
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The Quick & Dirty: Kicking the Puppy

Companies keep talking about how they kick puppies (think: burning coal or selling cigarettes) and then expect us to love them for it,…
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Is Climate Change Making Conflict Worse?

Scientists believe human impacts made the drought in Syria twice as severe, and may be playing a role in Venezuela as well.