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Money and Climate Change: Can We Foot the Bill?

If we are serious about zeroing our carbon footprint we need to at least quadruple the pace of investment in renewable energy. How…
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Why Sri Lanka’s Historic Mangroves Move Matters

Huge news for the environment: Sri Lanka's new government just took the unprecedented, historic step to protect all of its mangroves. The move…
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Osama bin Laden: Environmental Activist?

In an undated letter addressed to “My Islamic Nation,” released by the U.S. last week, bin Laden said not taming the climate could…
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Memorial Day Flooding: A Grim Reminder of Environmental Risks

Memorial Day flooding across central Texas and Oklahoma underscores the importance of climate adaptation.
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French Insurer Axa Divesting From Dirty Coal

The divestment movement just gained a big victory. The French insurer, Axa, one of the largest insurance companies on the planet, announced that…
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Why Climate Change is a Business and Human Rights Issue

This is a key year for climate action by both governments and companies. In the lead-up to the much-anticipated Paris climate talks, states…
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Obama Calls Climate Change ‘Immediate Threat’

Speaking to this year’s graduating class of the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, President Barack Obama called climate change “a serious…
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Arctic Drilling Decision: Shell’s Chutzpah, Protesters’ Angst

The decision to give Shell Oil the go-ahead to drill in the Arctic “shows why we may never win the fight against climate…
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EDF: Green Supply Chains a Priority for Major Companies

Greening the supply chain is a common thread and a “key priority” for companies, including Kellogg’s, Walmart, Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Adidas, General Mills, H&M,…
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Collaborative Conservation: Taking the Lead on Climate Resilience

As we confront the fact that we’ve long since surpassed greenhouse gas concentrations that will irrevocably change the climate, we have to ask:…
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3p Weekend: 10 Hottest Headlines of the Year

Did you miss out on any of the year's biggest news? There's only one way to find out. Give that inbox a break,…
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The Corporate Risk of Climate Change

While public companies are required to disclose risk in their financial reporting, there is little incentive for them to actually blame climate change.
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NASA Climate Budget Sees Cuts As CO2 Levels Surpass 400 PPM

In a shocking development, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, headed by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Texas), submitted a new budget for…
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Now is Not the Time to Drill in the Arctic

The Obama administration's conditional approval of Shell's Arctic drilling plans are shortsighted and could have devastating environmental consequences.
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Oregon’s Climate Control Legacy

Oregon was on the leading edge of domestic climate policy in the late '90s with the nation's first carbon dioxide regulation, but it…