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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.

Deutsche Bank Says It Will Stop Funding New Coal Projects

As of this week, Deutsche Bank will no longer offer new financing for coal mining or coal-fired power plant projects. The move comes…

‘Climate Saving’ Companies Build a Framework for Progress

WWF launched the Climate Savers Program in 1999 as a platform for corporate leadership in climate action. Nearly 20 years later, its members…

Coastal Wetlands and Flood Damage Reduction: Can Insurance Save Wetlands?

Collaborative research carried out by insurers, engineers and conservationists identifies solutions to reduce risks and protect coastal communities.

Scientists Seek a ‘Vaccine’ For Climate Denial

Can you inoculate someone against misinformation? A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge think they may have cracked the code.

Could Floating Cities Help Us Adapt to Climate Change?

Will the smart cities of the future float? One California nonprofit partnering with French Polynesia says such communities could soon be the reality.…

Koch Brothers Pushing Scott Pruitt Pick for EPA

The Kochs didn’t endorse Trump for president, but there’s no doubt they would consider a guy like Pruitt heading the EPA a dream…

World Bank Accused of Undermining Its Own Climate Change Agenda

The World Bank says it wants to help developing countries mitigate climate change. But researchers from one NGO say the global financial lender…

Activists Call for Divestment As Trump Moves Pipelines Forward

President Donald Trump essentially green-lighted the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines last week. Environmental and human rights advocates vowed to keep…

3p Weekend: In the Trump Era, Uncertainty is the Name of the Game

This week we're taking stock of what we know, what we don't know -- and whether or not it's truly time to panic.

What We Lose if We Silence Science

Earlier this week, the Trump administration instructed employees at certain federal agencies to stop communicating with the public. It's not unusual for a…

Study: Half of U.S. Corn Crop Could Vanish by 2100

Half of the country's corn harvest could be wiped out by 2100 without efficient reductions in greenhouse gases, according to a new study.…

From Lab Coats to Pinstripes: Scientists May Make a Run for Washington

With tensions flaring between the scientific community and the incoming Trump administration, more scientists are considering a run for public office -- and…

700 Businesses and Orgs to Trump: Address Climate Change, It’s Real

American businesses have a message for the newly-elected U.S. president: Climate change is real. And it needs to be addressed. Now.