We have seen everything from historic droughts and extreme wildfires ravaging communities in California, to vanishing wildlife habitat in Alaska, to toxic algae blooming out of control and contaminating drinking water supplies in America's heartland. How much more do we need to know about the devastating effects of climate change before Congress takes action?
There are signs that environmental risks, particularly extreme weather and government regulations to reduce pollution, are becoming both more material but also systemic, with the potential to affect large swathes of investment portfolios.
Climate change polluters don't have a lot to work with this election season. Since the vast majority of American voters have repeatedly said they supp...
It should be standard procedure for the federal government to disclose and pay real attention to the costs of carbon pollution of all of their actions -- before the costs to everyone on Earth become unbearably high.
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Nobody has 'the' solution to climate change, regardless of the PhD's or megaphones they hold. It's time to start having more honest conversations.
Climate deniers argue that an overhaul of the fossil fuel industry will cream our economy. Not so.
Depending on fossil fuel subsidies to provide false hope of reviving coal jobs will only send more money and better opportunities down the drain.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule that sets domestic production consumption limits for hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)-...
When Eric Schmidt recently called out ALEC for "literally lying" about climate change and his company announced it would not renew its ALEC membership, it was just one of the conservative business lobby group's latest -- and loudest -- setbacks.
We are not saying that suburban life is bad and everyone should move to the city; it's that we need to work a little bit harder to reduce the environmental effects.
In my last blog I described the trend toward businesses reexamining and accounting for "natural capital" -- idea that natural resources, ecosystems, c...
It's the idea that natural resources and healthy ecosystems are not "externalities" separate from capital, but should be considered and valued as capital assets in their own right. Valuing them appropriately is the way to make sure we don't squander them.
Though California was a model in building for earthquake preparedness, American cities are largely not prepared to take on other severe forms of weather. Focusing on prevention when building city infrastructure could save enormous sums of money, time and even lives the next time a devastating storm hits.
Who do you think politicians are more responsive to: (A) ordinary voters, or (B) rich funders? If you chose option B, you'd be right. But we have a chance to fix that.
To a large degree, the events that took place last month inside the UN Climate Summit are not where the momentum is coming from. It's coming from diverse segments in society, not being led government. This confluence of interests is beginning to change the climate on climate change.