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Sea Level Rise: Who Should Take Responsibility in Silicon Valley?

Sea level rise is a global problem. In Silicon Valley, many businesses believe its a far away problem with distant answers. Bad news:…
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London Museum Ends Sponsorship Deal with Shell, For Now

Critics had attacked the choice of a fossil fuel company as a funder for the museum’s Atmosphere gallery on climate science. They said…
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Just in Time for COP21:Climate Change Is Now Real, Thanks to Exxon

An old but powerful New York state law may have profound implications for Exxon, which is being investigated for misrepresenting its knowledge that…
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Sea-Level Rise Could Have Big Impacts, Even If We Stay Under 2 Degrees

The world is almost halfway to the 2 degrees Celsius global temperature rise experts claim is the tipping point for averting climate change.…
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3 Things You Need to Know About the Exxon Investigation

The New York attorney general's investigation into ExxonMobil may allow us to see the dirty truth behind big polluters and their PR. If…
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ExxonMobil in Hot Water for Climate Change Lies (Again)

ExxonMobil has gotten a pass on its climate change lies for many years. Why should this year be any different?
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Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

After seven years of heated debate and indecision, the White House announces it will put an end TransCanada's bid to build the Keystone…
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Solving Climate Change One (Hundred) Busted Fridges at a Time

San Francisco-based company EOS Climate wants to change the way the world looks at the refrigerant market -- and, in the process, reduce…
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Government and Business Must Collaborate to Fight Climate Change

Something must be done to keep global temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels: the threshold experts cite as the don’t-go-beyond…
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States Sue on Behalf of Big Coal to Stop the Clean Power Plan

Coal companies, which pollute our environment and destroy our mountains without paying the true costs of their impact on our planet, want to…
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Exxon Could be Guilty of Big-Tobacco Racketeering

Tobacco is, ironically, bringing Exxon closer to an investigation. A former Department of Justice lawyer has alluded to a parallel between the racketeering…
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The Quick & Dirty: Climate Change — Rinse and Repeat

When it comes to climate change negotiations, we've been repeating the same thing since 2009: We have the science to show we need…
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Consumers to the U.N.: Kick Big Polluters Out of Climate Negotiations

As the world turns its attention to Paris in advance of the United Nations climate negotiations in December, hundreds of thousands of people…
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Carbon Pricing: Putting a Cost on the Environmental Instigators of Climate Change

We speak with Joe Madden, CEO and co-founder of EOS Climate, about the complex process of carbon pricing, and why some believe that…
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How Some Long-Term Investors are Fighting for Sustainability

Last week, Ceres released an illuminating analysis of how some major companies are responding to shareholder engagement on environmental, social and governance (ESG)…