Climate Change

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News and analysis of the impact of climate change on governments and businesses.

Sierra Club’s Leader Trolling Trump, Top Republicans

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune is using social media to rip top Republicans over the challenges facing Donald Trump’s candidacy.

A Grand Strategy for Economic Prosperity and Security

Like fascism and communism in the last century, sustainability, climate action and economic inclusion are the existential challenges of the 21st century. In…

‘Three Amigos’ Canada, U.S. and Mexico Forge Clean Energy and Climate Goals

The U.S., Canada and Mexico took a huge step yesterday in setting new goals to combat climate change. Agreements signed by the three…

U.N. Global Compact Leaders Summit: Let’s Build a Better World … Together

Last week, business and government leaders gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to discuss public-private collaboration on climate action.

Britain Still Has an Important Choice to Make

Will we see a future in which Britain turns inward and sees a down-turn in the economy, living standards and environmental improvements? Or…

Want Corporations to Go Green? It’s Time to Learn Their Language

Despite tax breaks and corporate responsibility pushes, there is still a lag when it comes to corporations acting in a sustainable way. The…

The Quick & Dirty: Kicking the Puppy

Companies keep talking about how they kick puppies (think: burning coal or selling cigarettes) and then expect us to love them for it,…

Is Climate Change Making Conflict Worse?

Scientists believe human impacts made the drought in Syria twice as severe, and may be playing a role in Venezuela as well.

Space-Based Monitoring Adds to Carbon Reduction Toolkit

The American OCO-2 satellite orbits the Earth every 99 minutes to pinpoint the origin of carbon emissions -- and similar systems are on…

Study: Big Banks Pour Billions Into ‘Extreme’ Fossil Fuels

The world’s largest banks are the bankers to fossil fuel companies, providing them with hundreds of billions of dollars, a recent report finds.…

Q&A On Climate Leadership With Activist Pioneer Bill McKibben

Environmentalist pioneer Bill McKibben spoke with TriplePundit about the political barriers that threaten climate change policy as we approach the November elections.

Gas Stations Close as Fire Rages Near Alberta Oil Sands

In May, a wildfire in northern Alberta, Canada, forced oil companies to halt extraction operations and evacuate some 8,000 workers from the oil…

Corporate Offset Purchase Programs: A Primer

Companies all over the world are now using carbon offsets to meet at least a portion of their greenhouse gas reduction goals. There…

Intel Just Can’t Quit Anti-Climate Groups … Yet

Tech giant Intel has staked out a leadership position on climate change, but last week the company also reaffirmed its commitment to two…

Map Shows Where Fossil Fuels Should Stay in the Ground

We know that we need to keep the vast majority of fossil fuels in the ground in order to limit global warming to…