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OECD: Climate Action Can Boost World’s Economy By 5 Percent

Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations' GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic…

British Discount Airline EasyJet Slashes Emissions, Sets New Carbon Goals

The U.K. discount carrier says its emissions-reduction measures have been so successful that it plans to rewrite its long-term sustainability goals.

Can Obama Become a Force for Sustainable Agriculture?

Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture's impact on climate change - a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion…

De Beers Says Carbon-Neutral Mines Possible by 2022

Diamond giant De Beers says it is developing a technology with the potential to make some of its mines carbon neutral in as…

Carbon Tax Proposal Gains Steam in Vermont

Vermont state legislators have introduced several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's…

California Legislature Tries to Extend Life of Cap-and-Trade Program

Despite a recent court ruling in its favor, California's cap-and-trade program faces uncertainty -- but legislators are gearing up to extend its lifespan…

Report Links Global Trade to Fatal Air Pollution

A recent study suggests that as many as a third of the world’s early deaths attributed to air pollution can be traced back…

EU Says No to Palm Oil for Biofuel: Corn and Soy Could Be Next

On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil,…

NRDC Makes the Case for Federal Clean Energy Tax Credits

This year alone, federal renewable energy tax credits will result in more than 220,000 jobs and contribute $23 billion to the U.S. economy,…

Transport Companies to Scott Pruitt: Hands Off Clean Diesel

A group of transportation companies and trade associations want to give EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a piece of their mind.

London’s Electric Black Cabs Get Arctic Cold

London's iconic fleet of black taxicabs is going electric. And in order to ensure they won't stutter in the cold, the company is…

The Vegan ‘Bloody Burger’ May Soon Roll Out Nationwide

Last week, Impossible Foods and its vegan 'bloody burger' debuted at Bareburger's flagship New York City location. It will soon appear at all…

How Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit All 50 States

The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to…

Air-Ink Turns Air Pollution Into Pens

Anirudh Sharma and Nikhil Kaushik co-founded Graviky Labs, the maker of Air-Ink pens that so far have scrubbed at least 1.6 trillion liters…

Fiat-Chrysler Accused of Emissions Cheating Days After VW Exec Arrested

The EPA accused Fiat-Chrysler of cheating on emissions testing days after the FBI arrested a former Volkswagen executive for the same crime.