This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.

The Imperative of Climate Adaptation Planning

In 2018, state and city policies should focus on climate change prevention, with programs that reduce emissions, while also preparing for worst-case scenarios with action plans to cope with the (inevitable) aftermath of disasters. It is critical that adaptation is planned for in parallel with regulatory efforts.

Federal Budget Bill Includes Massive Tax Credits for Carbon Capture

Among a slew of spending and tax credits tucked into the budget bill signed by U.S. President Trump, one of them, known as 45Q, expands tax incentives for carbon capture, including from the air. With no cap on the available tax credits and 12 years to claim them, 45Q is poised to do for carbon capture what similar incentives did for wind and solar power: unleash private sector investments that catapult the technology into its maturity.

Xcel Energy Expects to Save Millions with Renewables

Colorado’s largest utility has millions of customers across eight Midwestern states, from Texas to Michigan, so any decision it makes has a big impact on the country’s energy strategy.

Richmond Sues Its Hometown Oil Refinery for Global Warming Impacts

Richmond California has joined the fight against Big Oil. It’s now the 10 location to sue oil, gas and coal companies, alleging that their products are causing global warming and affecting the environment. And there’s an odd distinction about this particular suit: It’s being launched against Richmond’s largest and wealthiest employer, Chevron, which owns the city’s hometown oil refinery.

Biodynamics: Where Regenerative Agriculture Meets Regenerative Capital

With its emphasis on approaching the farm as an integrated living organism and the farmer as a deeply knowledgeable orchestrator, biodynamics is a natural path to regenerative agriculture—a real corrective to the negative effects of our dominant food system. Realizing the potential of biodynamics, however, will require an investment strategy that is also regenerative.