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Social Entrepreneurship and Development: Observations from West Africa

Thane Kreiner of the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University recently returned from a trip to Ghana and Sierra Leone.…
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World Bank Launches $20M Carbon Credit Auction for Methane Projects

The Pilot Auction Facility (PAF), a World Bank effort to invest in projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions while maximizing funds donated from…
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Op/Ed: Growing Food in a Changing Climate with Carbon-Neutral Crops

The CEO of Monsanto explains how his company is using high- and low-tech soil management to reduce carbon emissions. Want to put a…
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Why a Shift to Renewables Cannot Happen without a Carbon Tax

The clean-energy industry is unstoppable, right? Not so fast, say a trio of professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University…
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Arch Coal Accused of Funding a Leading Climate-Denial Litigator

Within Arch Coal's bankruptcy documents, according to various sources, is the smoking gun revealing big coal’s link to climate change deniers: the listing…
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3p Weekend: 5 Crazy Ideas to Eradicate Climate Change

Love 'em or hate 'em, you can't accuse these ideas of being boring.
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Shareholders Ask the SEC: Stop ExxonMobil’s Attempts To Block Climate Resolutions

Shareholders representing more than $1 billion in ExxonMobil shares asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to reject the oil giant’s plan to…
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Scientists Pressure American Geophysical Union to Sever Ties with ExxonMobil

More than 100 geoscientists sent a letter to the the American Geophysical Union’s president, Margaret Leinen, to ask that she and the governing…
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Balancing Profitability and Sustainability

What struggles do environmentally-concerned business managers face on a daily basis? How do you balance being green and making a profit?
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The Carbon Pawprint

Have you ever thought about the carbon footprint of your pets? Stephen P. Williams, a student in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability program,…
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Twitter Chat Follow-Up: Mondelēz on Cross-Sector Partnerships Post-COP21

TriplePundit hosted a Twitter chat on Feb. 1 to discuss cross-sector partnerships and their importance post-COP21 as key to making things happen. As…
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3p Weekend: Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change, in Cartoons!

Climate change getting you down? Learn why quirky cartoons might be the first step in bringing climate change back into our everyday conversations…
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Governors Announce Bipartisan Accord for a New Energy Future

On Feb. 16, a bipartisan group of 17 U.S. governors pledged to promote a new energy economy.
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Ford the Latest Company to Dump ALEC

Last fall, Ford Motor Co. revealed it was a financial contributor to ALEC. Following backlash, this week it became the latest company to…
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The Skills Gap in India’s Ambitious Renewable Energy and Climate Goals

India will need to make dramatic investments if it wants to make good on the promises it made at COP21.