government policy

The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax and ‘Climate Dividends’

Insisting that “on-again-off-again regulation is a poor way to protect the environment,” eight veterans of previous Republican administrations met with White House officials…

Inside the House Bill That Would Close Down the EPA

Last week the Internet went into a flurry over a Florida congressman's proposal to axe the Environmental Protection Agency. TriplePundit's Jan Lee takes…

What Japan Can Teach America About Sustainable Transportation

The U.S. has made huge strides in cutting back greenhouse gas emissions – but one sector that remains dirty is transportation. 3p's Nithin…

Patagonia Withdraws From Outdoor Retailer Event Over Lands Dispute in Utah

Patagonia pulled out of the annual Outdoor Retailer trade show in Utah due to the state leadership's opposition to the new Bears Ears…

The House Science Committee Wants to ‘Make the EPA Great Again’

Lamar Smith, chair of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, held a hearing on Tuesday titled “Making EPA Great Again,"…

No, Federal Scientists Didn’t Fake Climate Data

Last weekend an article in the Mail on Sunday, a sister publication of the British paper the Daily Mail, attempted to cast doubt…

Congress Taps Little-Used Law to Repeal Obama Regulations

Republicans who have long opposed former President Barack Obama's efforts to curb environmental pollution are having a field day this month. It seems…

97 Top Tech Companies Line Up Against Trump

Donald Trump is bleeding support from top U.S. business leaders by the bucket: In the latest news, 97 top tech companies joined in…

The Muslim Ban is a Watershed Moment for CSR: Disney and Amazon Square Off Against Trump

In a significant development for corporate social responsibility, Donald Trump's Muslim ban is prompting U.S. companies to become high-profile change agents.

The March Away From Coal Continues, Unabated

The potential closure of the largest coal plant in the American West is another sign that dirty coal is on its way out…

Maryland Assembly Overturns Republican Governor’s Clean Energy Veto

In Maryland, the state assembly just overturned Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a clean energy jobs act -- showing once again that…

Surviving and Thriving In A Future Tech Economy

Future tech’s ability to win on cost is ending the Industrial Age. AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), solar, and batteries are combining…

3p Weekend: This Policy News Didn’t Make Headlines, But It Still Matters

Donald Trump's immigration policies got most of the attention this week. Meanwhile, a number of potentially groundbreaking changes are brewing in Congress and…

Reframing Corporate Responsibility: The New Rules for the Trump Era

In the Donald Trump era, the rules of corporate responsibility are in for a major shift.

First Facebook, Now Lyft: Peter Thiel Undercuts Tech Companies’ CSR Messages

Silicon Valley billionaire investor Peter Thiel remains a Donald Trump supporter, even after the controversial travel restrictions. And his ambivalence toward Trump's Muslim…