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Why Don’t Conservatives Support Balancing Nature’s Budget?

Most conservatives love a balanced budget, with one notable exception: Our natural capital budget. If the Earth is a business, conservative extraction policies…
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Saving The Environment: 9 Environmental Acts To Make A Habit in 2016

A new year is always a good opportunity to try new habits and, when it comes to important issues like the environment, there…
Ontario’s journey of diversification and evolution from a petrochemical pioneer to a bio-hybrid chemistry leader provides a useful case study.

Lessons Learned: Creating a Sustainable, Resource-Based Economy

Rohan Mohan and Stephen Thompson discuss Ontario’s evolution from a petrochemical pioneer to a bio-hybrid chemistry leader.
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The Real Agenda Behind the Oregon Takeover

The real agenda behind the Malheur takeover in Harney County, Oregon, becomes clear: The area is home to a "model" land management agreement…
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The ‘Deep Pockets’ Behind the Oregon Takeover

Ammon Bundy styles himself a leader of men, but his armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has become a trap.
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EPA Drops the Other Shoe On Those Volkswagen Emissions Violations

The Volkswagen emissions scandal keeps growing, as the company fails to reach a recall agreement with the US EPA and gets slapped with…
The U.S. hosted many side events at this weeks climate talks in Paris.

Paris, 2020 and the Return of Bipartisan America

For America to take the next step on climate will require a post-2020 return to bipartisan policymaking on climate. But that's not a…
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First Solar Road Surpasses Expectations

Located in the Netherlands, SolaRoad is the first road of its kind to make a unique foray in pollution-free solar energy. In the…
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ExxonMobil in Hot Water for Climate Change Lies (Again)

ExxonMobil has gotten a pass on its climate change lies for many years. Why should this year be any different?
Haze visible from space envelops Borneo in 2006 as fires rage in Kalimantan, Indonesia. This year's fires are far worse, perhaps even the worst in history.

Indonesia’s Fires and the Companies at the End of a Burning Supply Chain

The largest fires in modern history are burning right now Indonesia. The resulting haze is creating a environmental catastrophe, putting the health of…
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Entrepreneurs Seize Opportunity in Seafood Traceability

The seafood industry has one of the most complicated supply chains in the world, often with five to seven companies involved from catch…
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The Quick & Dirty: Climate Change — Rinse and Repeat

When it comes to climate change negotiations, we've been repeating the same thing since 2009: We have the science to show we need…
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Nestlé’s Expired Permit Prompts Water Diversion Lawsuit

Yesterday, three California nonprofit organizations joined together in a lawsuit against the U.S. National Forest Service. Their beef? Nestle's water bottling permit in…
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African Renewable Energy Offers Alternative To ExxonMobil

A new report describes how Africa can economically quadruple its renewable energy, offering a path to economic growth while reducing fossil fuel dependency.
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$6.2 Trillion is Not Enough: The Growth of Sustainable Investment

US$6.2 trillion is a wall of money. Today, trillions of dollars are being managed with 'sustainability inside,' based on self-reported, unverified, voluntary disclosures…