government policy

Art on a Los Angeles studio commemorates DiCaprio's long-awaited Oscar win.

Leonardo DiCaprio: China Could Be a Climate ‘Hero’

At a press conference in the Chinese capital, DiCaprio said: “As we all know, the United States and China are the two biggest…
Cliven (left) and Ammon Bundy speak at a forum hosted by the American Academy for Constitutional Education (AAFCE) at the Burke Basic School in Mesa, Arizona, in 2014.

Bundy Oregon Occupation To Ensnare Many More ‘Cowboys,’ In Nevada

Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore drops word that many more arrests are coming in the aftermath of armed "states rights" episodes in Oregon and…
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Tracking Changes In Social Enterprise Law

"People are approaching the task of running social enterprises in different ways. Several different forms are available in the U.S., and other countries…
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New Partnerships Aims to Streamline Carbon Pricing

A new partnership led by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Ecofys seeks to investigate how effective carbon pricing can better lead…
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Solar Beat Natural Gas for New Electric Generation Capacity in 2015

Solar energy had another record-breaking year in 2015, installing nearly 7.3 gigawatts of new capacity.
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Donald Trump’s Global Stability Risk: Why We Really Need to Care

Yes America, the vote is out. U.S. voters may see the Republican front-runner as something of an infuriating curiosity, but apparently economic analysts…
GMOs, GMO labeling, General Mills, supply chain, transparency, FDA, Leon Kaye

Why GMO Labeling Matters

After a long fight, Vermont's GMO-labeling law will take effect this summer. One of the largest food companies in the U.S. now says…
industry

China Cuts Nearly 2 Million Coal and Steel Jobs

Due to slowing growth and an uncertain future, China is cutting around 1.8 million jobs in the coal and steel industries and relocating…
New York offshore wind energy

Koch Brothers Win the Wind Energy Battle, Lose the War

The Obama administration gave a huge kickstart to offshore wind energy development in New York state, despite Koch-fueled efforts to stop renewable energy…
Wind turbine in Gonzales, CA

Sustainable Growth Succeeds in a Rural California City

Sustainable growth policies are attracting a stream of new companies to Gonzales, California.
Climate change, rising sea levels, risk management, Leon Kaye, Alaska

Rising Seas Could Force 13 Million Americans to Move

A new study released by the journal Nature suggests that in a worst-case scenario, as many as 13 million people will be seriously…
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Climate Kids Challenge Federal Government

A federal judge in Oregon is deciding whether a group of children have the right to take the federal government to court over…
Oil and gas, clean energy, Sally Jewel, renewables, offshore oil, Leon Kaye

Obama Nixes Drilling Off the Atlantic Coast for 5 Years

The Obama administration announced that sites off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia would not be included in the…
Oregon LNG natural gas export

Friends and Foes Alike ‘Stunned’ as Feds Nix Natural Gas Terminal in Oregon

In a stunning move, permission for a proposed liquified natural gas export terminal in Oregon has been denied by the Federal Energy Regulatory…
Shanghai is just one Chinese city slated for sustainable revitalization.

China Adopts New Urbanization Guidelines

China's new urbanization guidelines are a major environmental and planning step forward in the country and could become one of the world's biggest…
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