government policy

Greenpeace: Brazil Could Soon Deforest Protected Land

Citing aerial photographs, Greenpeace says more of Brazil's forested areas are being primed for development. And its federal government is mulling a decision…

Trump’s Manufacturing Roundtable: What U.S. CEOs Want

How do you bring "millions of jobs" back to the U.S.? That was President Trump's signature question for 24 manufacturing leaders at a…

NRDC Prepares for Legal Battle with Trump

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) plans to take legal action to combat the Donald Trump administration’s "anti-environment" agenda, senior officers said in…

Businesses Step Up Efforts to Ensure Paid Family Leave

Proponents say paid family leave helps reduce turnover and costs for both employees and the business. Companies like Yum! Brands are taking that…

Slashing the EPA Budget Would Endanger The Health Of Millions Of Americans

The Donald Trump administration may slash as much as 25 percent of the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget and cut its staff by 20…

EPA Withdraws Methane Disclosure Rule For Oil and Gas Drillers

The EPA will no longer ask oil and gas drilling companies to disclose information on methane emissions at their existing operations, reversing a…

Singapore Plans Southeast Asia’s First Carbon Tax

The tax would hit 40 to 50 large polluters and be the city-state's first concrete economic plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

As Feds Devalue Science, It’s Time To Take It to the City

If you’re frustrated that EPA regulations might be rolled back, recognize that local government could offer answers, argues climate resilience consultant Joyce Coffee.

Policy Points: Boosting the Business Voice Against the Immigration Ban

Businesses are coming together in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial travel and immigration policies -- a trend the American Sustainable Business…

The Coming Boomer Generation Bailout Crisis

Think the Wall Street bailout was painful? Soon that may seem like the good old days as America pays for the boomer generation's…

In Times of Change, Here’s How Education Entrepreneurs Can Build Organizations That Last

Though education entrepreneurs may differ in their opinions of President Donald Trump and the new Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, they can agree…

Trump: New Regulatory Task Forces Can Save Our Economy

If U.S. federal agencies thought they'd seen the end of President Donald Trump's restrictive policies, they were wrong.

3p Weekend: Bipartisan Collaboration in the Age of Trump (Yes, It Still Happens)

In a time when we seem more divided than ever before, it's easy to doubt whether bipartisan collaboration is even possible. But a…

How Trump’s Immigration Policies Affect Economics In ‘Sanctuary Cities’

The Donald Trump administration is considering a revamp to its highly controversial ban on travelers from seven predominantly-Muslim countries. And cities are speaking…

A 100% Clean Energy Revolution: Town-by-Town, City-by-City and State-by-State

Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.