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Fashion Faux Pas: How is The World's 2nd Dirtiest Industry not a Topic at Climate Week?

David Dietz | Posted 09.23.2016 | Green
David Dietz

Imagine going to an Italian restaurant and not seeing pasta on the menu. Or going to a parent-teacher conference to learn that math and science aren't part of your child's curriculum. Or signing up for a healthcare plan and discovering that none of your prescriptions are covered.

Mayors Will Play Their Part in Delivering on the Paris Agreement

Mark Watts | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Mark Watts

During Climate Week NYC and the UN General Assembly in New York this week, the international community marks the ratification of the Paris Agreement b...

How To Finance A New Climate Economy

Felipe Calderón | Posted 09.26.2016 | Green
Felipe Calderón

We know the capital exists for low-carbon infrastructure; we just need to unlock it.

Climate Action in Support of a Sustainable World

Patricia Espinosa | Posted 09.21.2016 | Green
Patricia Espinosa

Children fetch water during flooding in 2008 in Aweil, Sudan. UN Photo/Tim McKulka There is only one possible future for humanity and that is a susta...

New York's Next Move Could Shake Up The Climate Change Fight

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is ready to quit coal. On Tuesday, the de Blasio administration urged New York City's five pension funds -- worth a c...

Are Companies Keeping Their Climate Pledges? Find Out Wednesday in New York

Forest Trends | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Forest Trends

We also look to see which of the "big four" commodities are getting greener, and which aren't. Then we assess the correlation between sustainability and other practices, such as support for human rights, peatland protection, and transparency in supply chains.

Five Climate Tipping Points We've Already Seen, and One We're Hoping For

Anthony D. Barnosky | Posted 09.20.2016 | Science
Anthony D. Barnosky

The sign that we tip into a future where, working together, we limit climate disruption to levels we can cope with will be commitments by the countries of the world to hold global warming to 2 degrees.

Volkswagen Just Nuked The Public's Trust In Companies Trying To Save The Planet

The Huffington Post | Jo Confino | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business

The world’s largest automaker has just given more ammunition to those who don’t trust that businesses are serious about preventing runaway climate...

The Ocean Is Taking Away My Island

Ursula Ravoka | Posted 11.27.2014 | Green
Ursula Ravoka

I don't know much about science. What I know is that our shores are being eaten away. And nothing can stop the erosion. We are climate refugees. And we are fighting for our lives.

Lean In: The Prize for Bigger Action On Climate Change is Prosperity for All

Niall Dunne | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green
Niall Dunne

Above all, it is clarity, not complexity, that companies need -- which is why in addition to putting a price on carbon, BT supports a carbon labelling scheme for electricity, as one solution that would reward businesses for using low carbon and renewable energy.

WATCH LIVE: Climate Week NYC's Opening Ceremony

Posted 09.23.2013 | Green

The 5th annual Climate Week is under way, bringing together world leaders, innovators and activists ready to tackle the growing scourge that is climat...

Climate Week: Deja vu but Also..

Erik Rasmussen | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Erik Rasmussen

This development show that we, instead of relying on old power elite to suddenly change track, should put our faith and support in the hands of the new leaders - the new agents of change.

Bonnie Christian

At NYC Climate Week, Leaders Launch Clean Revolution | Bonnie Christian | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

Doing anything to fight man-made climate change is better than doing nothing at all. This was the message projected by some of the world's most in...

Seizing the Opportunity: Reflections from the UN Climate Summit

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The UN climate summit provided some boosts to the international negotiations as we lead into the final stretch before Copenhagen.

Climate Week NYC Is Here! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The 'Week' officially starts on Monday, but events start in earnest tomorrow. There's a full event listing on the Climate Week NY°C website, but here...