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SCOTUS stay on the Clean Power Plan just a "bump in the road" toward the clean energy transition

A Bump in the Road: Impact of the SCOTUS Clean Power Plan Decision

"We want to be clear ... that the court's decision does not overturn the policy or decide its legal merits," John Coequyt, who…
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Investors Call For Mining Companies To Address Climate Risks

A group of shareholders called the ‘Aiming for A’ investor coalition is asking three giant mining companies to be more transparent about climate…
Students rally in favor of climate action at Tuft University in 2013.

The Missing Voice for SCOTUS on Climate: Students

In an extraordinary move, the Supreme Court granted a stay that puts a temporary halt to Clean Power Plan. But there was one…
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U.S. Supreme Court Halts Clean Power Plan Amid Questions of Partisanship

In a surprising decision that environmentalists are calling "unprecedented," the Supreme Court imposed a stay on the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan this…
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Will Congress Consider the Climate Impacts of its New Energy Bill?

Congress is required to determine if a bill would add to the federal deficit prior to voting on it. But there is no…
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How Institutions of Higher Education Can Address Climate Change

As a mom, and an educator for a university campus with over 35,000 students, I feel strongly that the younger generation should be…
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ExxonMobil Seeks to Limit Shareholder Action on Climate Change

ExxonMobil is trying to exclude a climate change proposal from this year’s proxy ballot, and if the oil and gas giant succeeds, its…
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What’s Missing from Financing Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

Following one of the key announcements at COP21, a climate disclosure task force was set up by the Financial Stability Board at the…
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Suppliers Need To Step Up Managing Climate Risks

Supply chains represent a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions reductions and climate-related risks to companies. So, how are suppliers assessing and managing…
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World Wetlands Day and the Growing Need for Global Cooperation

Marked this month, World Wetlands Day is a celebration of cooperation on a global scale.
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South Florida Mayors Tell Rubio, Bush: ‘Climate Change Is Real’

The mayors of 15 South Florida cities have a message for Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush.
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The SEC Isn’t Enforcing Climate Risk Disclosures By Fossil Fuel Companies

Two of the world's largest fossil fuel companies are under fire for failing to disclose climate risk to their investors. What does it…
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Not Too Big to Fail: How Mega Investment Firms Do Sustainability

Mega investment firms are not too big to fail sustainability. Not all investment portfolios return above-average performance to their investors. We should hope for…
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California Attorney General to Investigate ExxonMobil

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris launched an investigation into ExxonMobil for failing to report climate change risks to shareholders and lying to…
David Koch speaks at the 2015 Defending the American Dream Summit, sponsored by the climate-denial group Americans for Propserity, on August 21, in Columbus, Ohio.

David Koch Leaves Museum Board Amidst Controversy

Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring…
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