Climate Change

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

Is Energy Independence a Cover for Coal?

Of all the actions and orders in Trump's 80+ days in office, none may have more far-reaching or long-lasting impact than the proposed…

Report: Methane Leakage at Natural Gas Plants Much Higher Than Previously Thought

"Methane is a 34 times more potent greenhouse gas than is carbon dioxide," said Paul Shepson, a professor of analytical and atmospheric chemistry…

Communities Reach For New Tools in the Fight Against Climate Change

Despite the Donald Trump administration's stated plans to roll back federal climate change policies, coastal cities from Texas to California are taking action…

Where Sustainability Meets Public Health

An increasing number of academics and healthcare professionals are saying manmade climate change could carry heavy implications for human health.

Why the Social Cost of Carbon Is Critical for America to Make Sound Policies

U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to sign a new directive dropping climate change as a consideration when evaluating government agency actions. This…

7 Trends That Will Drive Corporate Sustainability in 2017

Leading companies continue to demonstrate that sustainability is not just good for the bottom line; it is the bottom line, argues Amy Augustine…

3p Weekend: We’re Keeping Up With the White House So You Don’t Have To

The hottest news items centered around Trump's proposed budget and the tax return revelation that wasn't. But that's far from all that happened…

17 House Republicans Co-Sponsor Climate Action Resolution

Not all GOP politicians are following President Donald Trump's lead. On Wednesday, 17 House Republicans signed a resolution expressing their commitment to “conservative…

UPS: Investing in Innovative Technology Can Drive Sustainable Growth

Even as global political climates change, businesses are uniquely equipped to deliver innovative climate and efficiency solutions on a large scale, says Peter…

Pruitt’s CO2 Comments Prompt Voicemail Jam, Rebuke from Scientists

Last week EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said carbon emissions are not a primary cause of climate change (seriously). Scientists fired back in kind,…

3p Weekend: 14 American Cities Tackling Climate Change Today

Despite President Donald Trump's stated plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement, cities across the country are stepping in…

The Clean Power Plan is Going Away, And There’s No Replacement

In what should come as no surprise, the Donald Trump administration is set to eliminate the Clean Power Plan, which aimed to shift…

Confidential Memo: Dakota Access LLC Knowingly Dismissed Standing Rock Impacts

A confidential memo released by the courts spells out how the Army Corps of Engineers came to believe the Dakota Access Pipeline project…

Transport Companies to Scott Pruitt: Hands Off Clean Diesel

A group of transportation companies and trade associations want to give EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a piece of their mind.

Unseasonable Warm Spells Endanger Fruit Crops Nationwide

Plants are blooming early across the country as a result of this winter's ongoing record warmth, which many connect to climate change. And…