Tag archives for climate change
Recent news reports suggest that the Antarctic ice sheets are disintegrating faster than previously thought, with potentially disastrous consequences. Is it time for businesses to step up and fund climate change research in this region?
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?
While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American companies asked the White House to stay with the treaty -- insisting it can be a net plus for business.
Columbia, South Carolina, is the latest U.S. city to promise a future running on 100 percent renewables. The shift is largely symbolic for now, but it shows how cities can drive climate action when the feds fall short.
Diamond giant De Beers says it is developing a technology with the potential to make some of its mines carbon neutral in as little as five years.
Today, more investment funds and managers consider climate change when evaluating their long-term financial viability. But at least $4.5 trillion in assets worldwide are still exposed to climate risk.
Coastal Florida's housing market could collapse even before sea-level rise becomes a huge problem. Threats to drinking water supplies and insurance companies' refusal to underwrite home policies are among the challenges this region must face sooner rather than later.
The super blooms across California have been spectacular this spring. The Whitewater Preserve outside of Palm Springs is just one many examples of the landscape coming alive with color.
Vermont state legislators have introduced several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's outdated tax code.
Despite a recent court ruling in its favor, California's cap-and-trade program faces an uncertain future -- but legislators are gearing up to extend its lifespan far past 2020.
According to Greenpeace’s chapter in Brazil, two more bills have been introduced that follow other congressional measures seeking to reduce or cancel forest conservation units that had been established in the far northern state of Pará.
The "father" of climate science, James Hansen, recently embraced a proposal by GOP elders to implement a revenue-neutral carbon tax that would pay dividends to every legal resident in the U.S.