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F-Bombs Launched At Donald Trump, Could Hit PayPal’s Peter Thiel

A growing number of political observers are lobbing the fascist label at Donald Trump, and fellow billionaire Peter Thiel could get caught in…
The Sierra Club says it is doing what it can to clean up politics.

Sierra Club’s Leader Trolling Trump, Top Republicans

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune is using social media to rip top Republicans over the challenges facing Donald Trump’s candidacy.
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Interview: The Impact of Brexit on a Sustainable Future

“Brexit could potentially represent a great risk or a great opportunity to both the EU and to Britain,” says Christian Felber, author of…
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VW Aims to Remake Its Green Empire (and the Electric Car Industry)

Volkswagen's future is electrically charged. Or, that's the way the company sees it. Fresh out of court, saddled with billions in debt and…
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Cambodian Garment Workers Quickly Losing Their Rights

Cambodian workers do not necessarily reap the economic benefits of the country’s growing garment trade. Relations between workers, factory owners and the government…
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What Does Queer Allyship Have To Do With Sustainability?

Universal human rights are a foundation for ecological sustainability.
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A Grand Strategy for Economic Prosperity and Security

Like fascism and communism in the last century, sustainability, climate action and economic inclusion are the existential challenges of the 21st century. In…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Peña Nieto to Ottawa.

‘Three Amigos’ Canada, U.S. and Mexico Forge Clean Energy and Climate Goals

The U.S., Canada and Mexico took a huge step yesterday in setting new goals to combat climate change. Agreements signed by the three…
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Volkswagen Agrees to Pay $14.7B Following Emissions Scandal

On Tuesday, Volkswagen reached a record settlement to pay up to $14.7 billion as a result of its "dieselgate" emissions scandal. Individual owners…
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Vermont GMO Labelling to Start Tomorrow

Vermont's GMO-labeling law, the first passed in the nation, goes into effect on July 1. But not if two senators have their way.
Last week, business and government leaders gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to discuss public-private collaboration on climate action.

U.N. Global Compact Leaders Summit: Let’s Build a Better World … Together

Last week, business and government leaders gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to discuss public-private collaboration on climate action.
We need to channel our post-Brexit momentum for change into environmental action now.

Britain Still Has an Important Choice to Make

Will we see a future in which Britain turns inward and sees a down-turn in the economy, living standards and environmental improvements? Or…
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Does Capitalism Have Competition in the United States?

More young people are beginning to view democratic socialism positively, as the favorability of American capitalism continues to decline.
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Space-Based Monitoring Adds to Carbon Reduction Toolkit

The American OCO-2 satellite orbits the Earth every 99 minutes to pinpoint the origin of carbon emissions -- and similar systems are on…
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California to Phase Out Nuclear Power By 2025

Pacific Gas and Electric will phase out its nuclear power production in California by 2025. That means the power produced at Diablo Canyon…