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Israel Expected to Save $8 Billion By Cutting Emissions

Israel, a leader in technology development, says it's on track to save $8 billion from carbon emissions reductions. The Israeli cabinet has unanimously…
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Breaking the Connection Between Emissions and Economic Growth

As more countries shift to sustainability, economic growth is beginning to decouple from carbon emissions for the first time in history. In fact,…
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Fossil Fuel Companies Can’t Get Away With Dodgy Climate Dealings

Fossil fuel companies just can’t seem to get away with dodgy dealings when it comes to climate change. Building on prior investigations, a…
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The Business Case for Science-Based Water Targets

A World Resources Institute analyst points out that while companies and governments have found consistency in how they approach carbon emissions and climate…
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Earth Month Campaigns, All Grown Up

Over the last decade, marketers have learned from missteps of greenwashing during the month of April. Earth Month marketing has transformed to reflect…
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Climate Change is Natural? And That Doesn’t Freak You Out?

If one indeed believes that climate change is natural, should that not be far scarier than if it were human-caused?
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Legal Petition Seeks to Stop All New Offshore Drilling

A wide group of organizations are calling on President Barack Obama to immediately halt the issuance of any new offshore drilling licenses.
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Companies, Lawmakers Step Up to Support Clean Power Plan

Last week's three-fold amicus curiae submission to the U.S. Appeals Court included supporters from Congress, the tech, insurance and food industries, and plenty…
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Stanford Study: Carbon Cost Should Be Six Times Higher

The “official” social cost of carbon pollution was $37 per ton in 2015, according to the U.S. government. But a new study reveals…
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Native Community Will Move to Higher Ground in Louisiana

In the the Pointe-aux-Chenes community in southern Louisiana, homes are at risk from rising tides and sinking land. Here, a native community hopes…
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3p Weekend: Is Your Candidate a Climate Denier?

While we don't advocate single-issue voting, we know climate issues are of great interest to our readers, so we thought a quick break-down…
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Another Climate Change Denier on Big Coal’s Payroll

Climate change deniers that appear on Fox News often cite the argument that the climate has always changed. When Chris Horner, a lawyer…
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Virginia’s Coastline Hosts the Newest ‘Living Building’ in the World

An environmental education center off Virginia’s coast is set to be certified as one of the first structures in the mainland U.S. to…
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Papua New Guinea First Nation to Submit Post-COP21 Climate Plan

The first nation to actually submit its NDCs is Papua New Guinea, a nation of 7 million people that shares a massive island…
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A Rockefeller Tells Why the U.S. Must Move Away from Fossil Fuels

Dr. Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, a great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, donated her energy company shares, including those of ExxonMobil, in order to help…