Climate Change

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

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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…
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5 Ways to Improve your Climate Risk Reporting

How can you better identify climate risks, manage risk and improve your reporting score?
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On Climate Change, Who’s Hoaxing Who?

Inhofe says, “The idea that our advanced industrialized economy would ever have zero carbon emissions is beyond extreme and further proof that the…
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‘Friends of Science’ Not So Friendly, Blame Sun for Climate Change

Every organization that has stepped up to criticize climate change policies has had a different answer for why our climate is warming and…
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Video Shows What Tidal Flooding and Sea Level Rise Will Look Like

Tidal flooding “has simply become a fact of life.” By 2045, some coastal communities will face flooding 24 times a year – or…
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Chevron Lobbyists Lose Richmond Election Bid

Last week's election results in oil town Richmond California may not have been as much about who won as who didn't. Chevron Oil…
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Report Singles Out 32 Countries Most at Risk from Climate Change

What do a British risk analysis company, a space climate research center and the Pentagon have in common? They are all listening to…
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Latest IPCC Report Comes with Grim Warnings

Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fourth and final report on climate change. Said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon,…
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Intelligent Readers and the Climate Crisis

In succinct and accessible language, this short but powerful book pulls no punches: climate change is the most critical threat to the planet…
Restoring wetlands (like these wetlands at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Massachusetts) can protect coastal communities from floods, hurricanes and other natural disasters.

How Natural Infrastructure Can Boost Climate Change Resiliency

Are government officials doing enough to prepare their communities for natural disasters and extreme weather events – that are increasing in frequency and…
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FEMA: Plan for Climate Change or Risk Emergency Funding

The debate over whether climate change is man made is a perennial debate in the halls of many state governments, especially around election…
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Can Geoengineering Really Fix Climate Change?

The IPCC is promoting geoengineering -- or some forms of it -- to stop climate change. But are we ready?
Triple Pundit was one of hundreds of organizations to attend the annual SXSW Eco conference in Austin last week. This post is part of our ongoing coverage.

After the Climate Summit: The U.N.’s Way Forward

As a group of sustainability professionals, nonprofit leaders and reporters filed into a U.N. panel discussion at SXSW Eco, we all had one…
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Walmart Commits to More Sustainable Food. Is it Serious?

On Monday, Walmart held its second semi-annual Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting and announced a new pledge to help create a more sustainable food…
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World Leaders Respond to U.N. Call for Climate Change Action

At the United Nations Climate Summit 2014, held at U.N. headquarters in New York City on Sept. 23, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for…