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Policy Points: After 2014 Elections, More Uncertainty Ahead

The 2014 elections marked a lot of change. One thing that is debatable: What’s going to happen as a result.
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On Climate Change, Who’s Hoaxing Who?

Inhofe says, “The idea that our advanced industrialized economy would ever have zero carbon emissions is beyond extreme and further proof that the…
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Climate Change: Ready for a New Era of Extreme Weather?

“Our preparedness deficit is the result of years of inaction and under-investment at the federal, state and local levels,” says Collin O’Mara, NWF…
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The 2014 Elections and the Road for Sustainable Business

While many campaign ads tout a candidate’s economic bona fides, often the reality and the rhetoric don’t match up. That’s why the ASBC…
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Designed Right, Carbon Taxes Do Not Kill Jobs

Overall, IEEP’s review of nine countries found none where a carbon tax had led to job losses.
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Federal Agencies Launch Great Lakes Restoration Plan Part II

“The new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan lays out the steps we need to take to get us closer to the day…
According to a 2012 report by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, the reef has lost over half of its coral in the past quarter-century.

Can the Great Barrier Reef Be Saved?

The world’s largest coral reef system is in danger of disappearing: Can it be saved?
Policymakers, business owners and concerned citizens gather at the Maryland Climate Change Summit in Annapolis, Md.

Policy Points: On Carbon and Water, Policymakers Should Listen to Small Business

When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issues proposals for new regulations, lobby groups that say they represent business interests screech and holler. They…
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The 2015 European Games in Azerbaijan: Human Rights Violations Already

As oil-rich Azerbaijan prepares to host next year's inaugural 'European Games,' the Azerbaijani government has stepped up its crackdown on activists speaking out…
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What Does Corporate Responsibility Mean When It Comes To NSA Data Requests?

The unsettling details revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden last year generated quite a stir in the press, and large tech and telecom companies…
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Giving a Pass to Corporate Polluters

Has there ever been a better time to be a corporation? I doubt it. Corporations might disagree, and we’re all familiar with corporate…
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World Bank: Climate Change Policies Will Boost Global Economy

“Climate change poses a severe risk to global economic stability, but it doesn’t have to be like this,” said World Bank Group President…
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Add Some Spice to GDP with Sex and Drugs

Why not include sex and drugs in the GDP mix, as Italy and the United Kingdom have done? After all, those are economic…
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Climate Change Liability: Holding the Perpetrators Responsible

Can the primary culprits of global warming be held liable for undermining efforts to combat climate change? That may sound like something a…
Consumers, organized by the Rainforest Action Network, rally in Calgary in 2008 to highlight the impact on climate change of individual investments in the five major Canadian banks.

The EU and the Future of Non-Financial Reporting

In a historic vote on April 15, the European Parliament adopted the most significant corporate social responsibility measure, anywhere, to date.