Climate Change

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

It’s Time to Make Water Conservation Your Problem

We live in a world where climate change is changing rainfall patterns and increasing the likelihood of drought. As such, water conservation is…

Is It Time for the New York City Region to Plan for Permanent Flooding?

A recent report assessed the risks the greater New York City region faces if sea levels rise by one, three or six feet.…

How Health, Climate Change, and Social Justice Intersect in Chicago

Chicago illuminates the inequity of weather impacts on low-income neighborhoods and communities of color -– an injustice that will only intensify as the…

What the U.S. Can Learn from the U.K. About Climate Risk

As the United States welcomes a new presidential administration, it would be wise to look across the pond for tips on climate risk…

Researchers: Our Arctic and Atlantic Waters Must Be Protected

In a report issued this week, the Stockholm Environment Institute said offshore oil drilling in Arctic and Atlantic waters is not needed, asserting…

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…

In the Age of Trump, Business Leaders Must Take Up Climate Fight

This week a group of corporate executives, sustainability consultants and environmental activists gathered in — wait for it — Florida to discuss their…

Why Corporations Set Internal Carbon Prices

Businesses are coming to realize the strategic value in imposing an internal carbon price. Here's why.

Have We Reached Peak Gasoline?

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the sun is already setting on gasoline, as electric vehicles will rapidly scale in numbers over…

COP22: The Spirit of Paris and the Elephant in the Room

The COP21 climate talks in Paris taught us we have the political will to come together as a global community to act on…

U.S. Mayors Address Trump On Climate Change

The mayors of 37 small and large American cities -- in states both red and blue -- asked the president-elect to work with…

Emissions from Coal Flatten But Don’t Reflect Planned Increases in Use

The 2016 Global Carbon Project’s annual analysis of carbon emissions showed that contributions from coal declined by 0.28 percent during the last year.…

Scaling Responsible Retail Supply Chains

By evaluating supply chain operations, small retailers are uncovering cost-savings, sustainability opportunities and chances to increase employee engagement, says Joe Carpenter of the Climate…

Businesses Send Open Letter to Trump: Don’t Drop the Ball on Climate

Last week at the COP22 talks in Morocco, a group of 365 major corporations and investors urged America's president-elect not to withdraw from…

Microsoft Tallies the Global Impact of Its Internal Carbon Price

At the COP22 climate talks in Morocco, Microsoft released a white paper that makes a strong business case for an internal carbon fee.…