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De Beers Says Carbon-Neutral Mines Possible by 2022

Diamond giant De Beers says it is developing a technology with the potential to make some of its mines carbon neutral in as…

Businesspeople Stand Up, Speak Out For Clean Energy, Climate Policies

Scientists in lab coats strolled side-by-side with schoolkids from the Bronx and Lorax-lovers carrying Dr. Seussian-like Truffula trees. But also among the 200,000…

California Legislature Tries to Extend Life of Cap-and-Trade Program

Despite a recent court ruling in its favor, California's cap-and-trade program faces uncertainty -- but legislators are gearing up to extend its lifespan…

‘Father of Climate Change’ Sides with GOP On Carbon Tax

The "father" of climate science, James Hansen, recently embraced a proposal by GOP elders to implement a revenue-neutral carbon tax that would pay…

2020 Can Be the Turning Point Year For Climate Action

On April 10, Christina Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), convened a meeting in London…

China Calls Trump and U.S. ‘Selfish’ Over Climate Change Policies

A major Chinese daily lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump about his climate policies on Thursday, calling them “political selfishness."

This Component of Trump’s Climate Order Could Do the Most Damage

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account…

European Union Toots Clean-Energy Horn with 2020 Goals in Sight

The European Union is on track to meet its 2020 clean-energy goals, and some member states have already blown past their benchmarks.

7 Trends That Will Drive Corporate Sustainability in 2017

Leading companies continue to demonstrate that sustainability is not just good for the bottom line; it is the bottom line, argues Amy Augustine…

17 House Republicans Co-Sponsor Climate Action Resolution

Not all GOP politicians are following President Donald Trump's lead. On Wednesday, 17 House Republicans signed a resolution expressing their commitment to “conservative…

UPS: Investing in Innovative Technology Can Drive Sustainable Growth

Even as global political climates change, businesses are uniquely equipped to deliver innovative climate and efficiency solutions on a large scale, says Peter…

3p Weekend: 14 American Cities Tackling Climate Change Today

Despite President Donald Trump's stated plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement, cities across the country are stepping in…

Russia and U.S.: Partners In Climate Inaction?

Closer ties between the U.S. and Russia “would open the doors for massive investment into the Russian oil and gas exploration and production,”…

No, Federal Scientists Didn’t Fake Climate Data

Last weekend an article in the Mail on Sunday, a sister publication of the British paper the Daily Mail, attempted to cast doubt…

The Dawn of a Carbon Negative Future is Near

As innovative startups find new ways to repurpose waste carbon, the physical manifestation of a carbon negative world is beginning to emerge.