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California Extends Bipartisan Carbon Cap and Trade

This week, with considerable bipartisan support, the Calif. Legislature passed AB-398, which extends the state’s cap-and-trade climate law to 2030. Supporters say the…

The Impact of Food-for-Fuel: UK Study Weighs in on Biofuels

A United Kingdom study recently concluded that biofuels can have a critical role to play in the mitigation of future climate change risks,…

Paris Accord U.S. Commitment Still Alive

Two outspoken supporters of the Paris Accord, California Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced last week that…

KLM Brings Sustainability and Customer Care to 30,000 Feet

Reducing emissions is only the start of the Dutch air carrier KLM's quest to become a more socially responsible company.

Dreamliner — the Linchpin for KLM’s Emission Reductions Goals

The Dutch air carrier KLM has been investing heavily in the Dreamliner. The long-distance jumbo jet from Boeing is key to the airline's…

Trump’s FAA Privatization Plan Could Reduce GHG Emissions

President Donald Trump's plan to reform the air traffic control system across the U.S. could actually result the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions…

Trump’s Paris Agreement Exit Cedes Climate Leadership to Private Sector and Local Gov’t

The Trump administration is reportedly ready to back away from the Paris Agreement. Is this a big step backwards for global climate change…

Trump Throws Gasoline on the Climate Change Fire

The Trump administration wants to sell off half of America's strategic oil reserves, which raises a bevy of economic and environmental questions.

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…