Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
More CEOs are increasingly speaking out about the role immigration has in maintaining a vibrant U.S. economy – even some who are serving as advisors to the Donald Trump administration.
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released a scorecard exclusively for members of Congress who sit on caucuses representing people of color, another sign of the now accepted reality that environmentalism and racial issues are deeply interconnected.
Self-employed Californians and those working for small businesses increasingly rely on the Affordable Care Act for healthcare coverage, according to the University of California, Berkeley. How would a repeal affect them?
The NGOs Mighty Earth, Rainforest Action Network and Greenpeace insist that deforestation in countries such as Brazil and Bolivia is only becoming worse. Mighty has satellite photos that it says confirms these claims. But the political situation in Brazil means this problem will not become resolved anytime soon.
The DOE Better Buildings Program saved organizations almost $2 billion in energy costs last year. Even Energy Secretary Rick Perry boasted about the program’s success.
California’s beverage container recycling rate dipped below 80 percent for the first time since 2008, shortly after the state shuttered hundreds of recycling centers.
To help spur what it calls the “New Plastic Economy,” the Ellen MacArthur Foundation plans to launch a $2 million innovation prize in partnership with the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit.
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Trump administration over wildlife preservation rollbacks. The fight goes beyond the battle of executive actions to the front lines of another, probably more protracted war: the effort of states to wrest control of how wildlife on federal lands are managed within their own borders.
Denmark’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas, says it’s ready to compete without subsidies: a sign that the wind industry is maturing – at least in countries that genuinely support it.
The fund will support the leadership efforts of women of color and trans women working across issues such as environmental, racial and economic justice, immigrant issues, and transgender rights.
JPMorgan Chase has increased its investment in Detroit by half — from $100 million to $150 million. It’s good news for the city, but are the bank’s intentions pure?
Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture’s impact on climate change – a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion of his while he was in office. Could sustainable agriculture be part of his post-presidency legacy?
France has announced a large investment in renewable power projects, suggesting the country will start a slow transition away from nuclear power, which has provided the country about three-quarters of its power for decades.