Climate Change

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EPA Withdraws Methane Disclosure Rule For Oil and Gas Drillers

The EPA will no longer ask oil and gas drilling companies to disclose information on methane emissions at their existing operations, reversing a…

Singapore Plans Southeast Asia’s First Carbon Tax

The tax would hit 40 to 50 large polluters and be the city-state's first concrete economic plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

5 Ways to Design For Climate Change

Those who create the products and built environments of everyday life—from mechanical engineers to architects—have an important role to play by designing for…

Shell, Like ExxonMobil, Knew About Climate Change Risks All Along

It turns out ExxonMobil was not the only energy company researching the effects of climate change decades ago. Shell produced a video on…

As Feds Devalue Science, It’s Time To Take It to the City

If you’re frustrated that EPA regulations might be rolled back, recognize that local government could offer answers, argues climate resilience consultant Joyce Coffee.

A 100% Clean Energy Revolution: Town-by-Town, City-by-City and State-by-State

Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.

Scott Pruitt is Right: We Can Be ‘Pro-Energy and Pro-Environment’

“I believe we as an agency and we as a nation can be both pro-energy and jobs and pro-environment,” new EPA Chief Scott…

Tensions Simmer In Standing Rock Protest Camps As Evacuation Nears

As demonstrators prepare to leave the Standing Rock protest camps, what's next for the Dakota Access Pipeline fight?

In Munich, Talk Of Climate Change and Growing Risk of War

During the Munich Security Conference last weekend, some expressed concern that climate change risks could escalate social conflicts around the globe.

Russia and U.S.: Partners In Climate Inaction?

Closer ties between the U.S. and Russia “would open the doors for massive investment into the Russian oil and gas exploration and production,”…

Researcher Links Climate Change and Increased Gastrointestinal Illness In Children

A team of researchers found a link between how climate change impacts untreated drinking water and the rate of gastrointestinal illness in children.…

Vetting Inaccurate News Stories Might Be Tougher Than Predicting the Impacts of Climate Change

How do average citizens sort out the inaccurate information that courses across the Internet? The answer to that question might be more difficult…

ExxonMobil CSR Advisor Resigns, Cites ‘Targeted Attacks’ on NGOs

A leading research scholar on business and human rights says she will no longer serve as an advisor for ExxonMobil due to the…

Climate Change is Threatening Britain’s Historic Landmarks, Study Finds

Over the past decade, a dozen significant sites around Britain -- including landscapes and historic buildings -- have been damaged by severe flooding…

Sweden Embraces Climate Leadership, Vows to Eliminate Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2045

President Donald Trump may be poised to pull the U.S. out of the global climate agreement reached at COP21, but Sweden is charging…