Climate Change: Triple bottom line news

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

President Barack Obama met with the Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience last week.

Obama: Climate Change Is a Threat to U.S. Infrastructure

More extreme droughts, floods and wildfires – these are just some of the impacts of climate change that won’t just occur in the…
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Risky Business: The Cost of Climate Change to the U.S. Economy

The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the U.S. provides the most comprehensive assessment of the economic risks our nation faces from climate…
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Stress and Anxiety: The Lesser-Known Effects of Climate Change

We now know all too well the effects that climate change will have on the environment and society: from making weather events more…
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Climate Change Liability: Holding the Perpetrators Responsible

Can the primary culprits of global warming be held liable for undermining efforts to combat climate change? That may sound like something a…
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3p Interview from #SB14sd: PwC on Resilience and Total Impact Measurement

Resilience to climate change and resource constraints was a trending topic at the 2014 Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego. In one of…
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What Do We Need to Move America Forward on Climate Solutions?

Polls suggest that Americans recognize the need to address climate change, but don't seem to see it as a priority for the country.…
Author, speaker, consultant and green business strategy expert Andrew Winston talks to TriplePundit about his new book, "The Big Pivot."

Q&A: Andrew Winston on Climate Risk, CSR and His New Book ‘The Big Pivot’

TriplePundit speaks with Andrew Winston, who also advises some of the world’s biggest companies on environmental strategy, about his new book, "The Big…
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Waste Not, Want Not: How Reducing Food Waste Can Help Address Climate Change

Unbeknownst to many consumers food waste is one of the leading causes of greenhouse gas emissions. Almost half of all food is thrown…
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IPCC Report: The Low-Down for Today’s Climate

The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change doesn't mince words -- if you're used to reading complicated data, that is.…
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Third National Climate Assessment: Evidence, Impacts Of Warming Abound

The U.S. and global climate is warming, and the effects are being seen across U.S. society and ecosystems, from the upper levels of…
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New IPCC Report: The World is On Track for a Hefty Temperature Increase

If the world continues down its current carbon-spewing course, global temperatures will hit a staggering 4.8 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels by the…
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Coal and the Role of Multi-Stakeholderism

There’s little doubt that multi-stakeholderism is crucial to elements of the business and human rights movement, but is this type of collaboration always…
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Latest IPCC Report Shows Climate Impacts and Risks Worse Than Expected

Last week, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPCC) revealed substantial portions of its latest report on the impacts of warming. Observations…
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New Gallup Survey Shows Americans are Ambivalent About Climate Change

A new Gallup survey looking at the degree Americans worry about different issues found that only 24 percent of Americans worry a great…
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Climate Crisis: Grassroot Movements Will Bring Change Says IPCC Chair

Typhoon Haiyan is being called the latest example of the effects of extreme climate change. The Chair of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on…