Leon Kaye

Leon Kaye is the founder and editor of GreenGoPost.com. Based in California, he is a business writer and consultant. His work is also on The Guardian’s Sustainable Business site as has appeared on Inhabitat and Earth911. His focus is making the business case for sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Among the regions across the world in which he covers is Qatar, one of the Middle East countries in which he takes a keen interest because of its transformation into a post-oil economy. Other areas of interest include sustainable development in Brazil and Korea. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com.

Trump’s Paris Agreement Exit Cedes Climate Leadership to Private Sector and Local Gov’t

The Trump administration is reportedly ready to back away from the Paris Agreement. Is this a big step backwards for global climate change…

Can a Universal Basic Income Inspire Innovation? Mark Zuckerberg Thinks So

A universal basic income could fuel innovation and entrepreneurship across the U.S. Mark Zuckerberg suggested during a commencement address at Harvard University last…

On Eve of Shareholders Meeting, Critics Call out ExxonMobil for Climate Denial

Greenpeace and As You Sow are among the organizations challenging ExxonMobil's stance on climate change as the company convenes its annual shareholder meeting…

Investors and NGOs Pressure Chevron on Climate Change Risks, Transparency

Chevron's annual shareholders meetings starts today, and several NGOs and activist investors hope their resolutions will attract attention.

Report: Carbon Markets Contribute to Global Climate Action Efforts, But Need a Boost

Proponents of carbon offsets say these programs do their part to mitigate climate change risk, but the market faced a rough year in…

Trump Throws Gasoline on the Climate Change Fire

The Trump administration wants to sell off half of America's strategic oil reserves, which raises a bevy of economic and environmental questions.

Spirit of Ramadan Guides BRIDGE America to Help Refugees Adapt to a New Life

As Ramadan begins across the Muslim world, BRIDGE America represents the spirit of this important time of year as it strives to improve…

OECD: Climate Action Can Boost World’s Economy By 5 Percent

Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations' GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic…

Chinese Wind Turbine Manufacturer Offers Free Training and Jobs to Coal Miners

A major turbine manufacturer says it will train former coal workers for free to staff a massive wind power installation in Wyoming. And…

Solar-Powered EV Charging Arrives in the San Joaquin Valley

Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well…

Wrangler Wants to Increase the Supply of Sustainable U.S. Cotton

Wrangler plans to expand a pilot program to boost the supply of more responsible cotton in the U.S., the company announced during the…

Google Sued Over a Culture of Leaks Mixed with Intimidation

Google's culture of secrecy has gone too far, say employees. And some filed a lawsuit alleging that the tech giant ran afoul of…

P&G, 3M, IP and American Forest Foundation Boost Responsible Forestry in the Carolinas

P&G, 3M, and International Paper have announced a partnership with the American Forest Foundation to boost sustainable forestry efforts across the Carolina plains…

Clean Energy Employs Almost 10 Million People Worldwide

According to IRENA, 9.8 million people work in the global renewables sector as of the end of 2016. Solar power has driven much…

Trees are Migrating, Creating Uncertainty for U.S. Ecosystems and Business

A study reveals that tree species in the U.S. are moving north and west -- suggested a disruption to ecosystems, and businesses, in…