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Yes, EVs are Cleaner than Gasoline-Powered Cars

According to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a two-year study has provided the answer. The EV is the cleaner option, hands down.

Solving Climate Change One (Hundred) Busted Fridges at a Time

San Francisco-based company EOS Climate wants to change the way the world looks at the refrigerant market -- and, in the process, reduce…

Government and Business Must Collaborate to Fight Climate Change

Something must be done to keep global temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels: the threshold experts cite as the don’t-go-beyond…

How to Make Scope-3 Carbon Accounting Less Scary

Truth be told, conducting a full inventory of Scope 3 (also referred to as value-chain emissions) is a significant task. But it's not…

Volkswagen Is Not Alone in Emissions, Performance Problems

Critics are asking why it took the EPA and California Air Resources Board 18 months to tell consumers that they were aware of…

Bipartisan Carbon Tax Back From the Dead

These politicians believe a hefty corporate tax break is key to gaining bipartisan support for an aggressive carbon tax. Will it provide Republicans…
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In Wake of the VW Scandal, Elon Musk Calls for Random Emissions Testing

According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the solution for the Volkswagen scandal is simple: random emissions testing on cars when they are on…

Zero to 100: Companies Double-Down on Climate Action

Adding to the growing momentum at Climate Week, five global companies pledged to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. It's a goal they…

Voluntary Mechanisms to Mandatory Action

The $250 trillion firepower of the world's capital markets needs actionable information to decarbonize their portfolios. Regulators need to make this mandatory.
The loss of permafrost could have a massive economic impact, and not in a good way.

Emissions from Melting Permafrost Could Cost $43 Trillion

Scientists are suggesting the Arctic should have renewed focus for another reason: climate change, accelerated by the melting of permafrost and resulting greenhouse…

What Procter & Gamble’s New Announcement Reveals About Its Sustainability Efforts

Procter & Gamble just dropped two announcements, concerning climate change and clean water access, that prove it's serious about sustainability.

Indonesia Sets New Climate Goals, But Are They Attainable?

Indonesia set new goals for 2030, and they call for aggressive changes in its emissions policies. With a new coal plant underway and…
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Report: Carbon Credits Under Kyoto Protocol Actually Increased Emissions

A recent report by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) found that one of the carbon offset mechanisms in the Kyoto Protocol may have…
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Vivergy Makes the Connection Between Climate, Emissions and Your Family’s Health

A newly formed company called Vivergy allows you to see what the air quality is in your town and relates it back to…
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Simple Ways Your Business Can Reduce Travel Emissions

Follow these simple suggestions to help your business cut down on its travel emissions. Doing so could not only boost employee morale, but…