Climate Change

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

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Three Senators Launch Investigation of Climate Deniers’ Funding

Last week, three U.S. Senators sent 100 letters to businesses and organizations requesting information to glean whether they were funding climate deniers.
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Italian Yacht Designer Christian Grande Proposes Posh Floating Village

Famed yacht designer Christian Grande of Italy has proposed AbiFloat, which combines modular building and luxury in a floating village setting.
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Judge Declines Final Rule in Harvard Divestment Suit

Harvard University is feeling the pressure these days. More than 1,200 students and faculty have backed a suit by a coalition of students…
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PR Firm Edelman Ends Relationship with U.S. Oil Lobby

Edelman has ended its relationship with the American Petroleum Institute after a long and lucrative relationship.
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BP: Put A Price on Carbon, Let The Market Cut Emissions

One of the world’s six major oil and gas companies supports a global price on carbon – and no, this is not an…
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GM Adds Wind Energy to Power Factories in Mexico

GM's 34 MW wind energy farm in Palo Alto, 325 miles (526 km) from Mexico City, will launch during the second quarter of…
Keystone XL Debate Rages 6 years and counting

In the Scheme of Things: What the ‘War on Drugs’ Can Teach Us About Keystone XL

The War on Drugs is focused on the "supply" side of the equation -- what can it teach us about the Keystone XL…
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Divestment Works: From Apartheid to Climate Change

The Episcopal Church made history in 1971 when it filed the first shareholder resolution by a religious organization. The company in question was…
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Apple Invests $3 Billion in Solar Energy

“We know that climate change is real,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said. “Our view is that the time for talk has passed, and…
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Obama Administration Deems Climate Change a National Security Threat

In the words of a recent report, "Climate change is an urgent and growing threat to our national security, contributing to increased natural…
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Personal Beliefs, Vaccinations and Climate Change

Why would moms and politicians ignore statistical evidence on vaccinations and climate change when the consequences are so harmful to people?
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Telecoms, Data Center Trends Heighten Climate Risks, Vulnerability

Climate risks and vulnerability across telecoms, data centers and critical ICT supply chains are poorly understood. Recent trends in which companies are sharing…
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The Countries Likely to Best Survive Climate Change

This map shows the counties likely to be impacted most by climate change according to data from the Global Adaptation Index. The map…
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Naomi Klein and Capitalism vs. Climate Change

The book’s subtitle is compelling: Capitalism vs. The Climate. Simply put: “Our economic system and our planetary system are now at war.”
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5 Places Transformed by Climate Change in 2014

The environmental impacts of climate change spanned the country and the globe this year ... with a few bright notes for a hopefully…