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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,”…

Bipartisan Coalition of Governors Urges Trump to Invest in Renewable Energy

The Governors Wind and Solar Energy Coalition, which includes eight Republican and 12 Democratic governors, are trying to convince President Donald Trump to…

Expediting the Dakota Access Pipeline Was ‘Unlawful,’ Say Native American Tribes

Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline suffered another blow last week. Meanwhile, the Standing Rock Sioux says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

U.S. House Wants to ‘Modernize’ Environmental Laws

Today, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will start hearings to “modernize the Endangered Species Act.” NASA and the Department of…

Most Companies Say Trump Will Have ‘No Impact’ on Sustainability

Sixty percent of companies with revenues greater than $1 billion said the current administration will have “no impact” on their sustainability strategy.

Could Donald Trump Deliver a Universal Basic Income?

A universal basic income could be a relatively easy way for Donald Trump to to help the middle class recoup financial losses from…

Why Uber and Airbnb Are Struggling in Tokyo

The challenges these gig economy giants face in Tokyo may spell bad news for the future of “disruption” at the expense of workers'…

Trump Administration Delays Bumblebee Protections

The rusty patched bumblebee was to appear on the endangered species list last week. But that will be delayed for at least five…

San Diego and Tijuana Share Uncertainty About Border Crackdown

Though separated by a border, San Diego and Tijuana function almost as sister cities. Residents cross regularly to work, shop, and visit with…

Cities, Businesses and Vets Unite Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The veterans have arrived to Standing Rock, signaling further support for the Sioux tribe that says its drinking water source is in danger…

Japan’s Present is America’s Future

Japan faces numerous economic challenges -- many of which foreshadow America’s own future. 3p's Nithin Coca reports from Japan.

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…

Dead Brand Walking: How Ivanka Trump Set The Table For Underperformance

On the heels of a boycott sparked by opposition to Donald Trump, the Ivanka Trump brand is off to a rocky start in…

NRDC: Trump’s 2-for-1 Regulation Order is an ‘Abuse of Discretion’

For every new regulation passed by a federal agency, two must be revoked. That's the idea behind an executive order passed early in…

Trump Administration Poised to Rescind SEC Conflict Minerals Rule

According to a leaked draft of a presidential directive, Donald Trump is ready to order the Securities and Exchange Commission to pull the…