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How the Circular Economy Tackles Climate Change

Roland Jonkhoff | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Roland Jonkhoff

More and more, the question is how to develop circular systems that enable existing materials to be used over and over again delivering high value goods and services. That is the real challenge of circular implementation.

Climate Action Is Our Business Too

Feike Sijbesma | Posted 04.27.2015 | Green
Feike Sijbesma

In order for scientists to continue to develop these non-fossil based alternatives and for business to scale these solutions, we need the right economic incentives. Now, with relatively low oil prices, is an excellent time to introduce a carbon price system.

Live Earth Revived: All Roads Lead to Paris

David Saddington | Posted 03.23.2015 | Green
David Saddington

This is the year of the climate -- and a planetary wide eco-concert on every continent this summer confirms it!

EverydayClimateChange

James Whitlow Delano | Posted 03.10.2015 | Green
James Whitlow Delano

Show, don't tell. One thing I have learned from living for over two decades in Japan is that words can only do so much. The most cleverly cr...

Taking Climate Action for, and With, Women

Laurent Fabius | Posted 03.11.2015 | Green
Laurent Fabius

Women are the primary victims of climate change, for it is poor communities who suffer the worst of its impacts, and women make up 70 percent of those in poverty throughout the world. As a result, they are, and will continue to be, the most heavily affected. But as the primary victims of climate change, women are also often the main source of solutions.

For a Call From Manila

Nicolas Hulot | Posted 04.28.2015 | World
Nicolas Hulot

The Philippines and the rest of the world will have to continue up-skilling on disaster risk management for many years to come. Climate change is happening but risk change has already happened, and we have to understand and manage it.

Why Is the Clock Ticking for a Climate Deal in 2015?

Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca | Posted 04.26.2015 | Green
Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca

While it is hard to get excited by a string of meetings and a long list of acronyms, they nonetheless point in a forward direction; the world is finally coming to grips with the stark reality that we are pushing the planet's life support systems to their limits

Heather Zichal, Former Obama Energy Aide, Named Fellow at Industry-Funded Atlantic Council

Steve Horn | Posted 03.24.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Heather Zichal, former top climate and energy aide to President Barack Obama his top aide in crafting his 2008 presidential campaign energy platform, has joined the industry-funded Atlantic Council as a fellow at its Global Energy Center.

Growth vs. Emissions Cuts: A False Dilemma

Yvo de Boer | Posted 02.18.2015 | Green
Yvo de Boer

We must stop believing in the false choice between growth and cutting emissions. We must focus on the economic opportunities presented by adopting green energy technologies.

Warsaw to World Leaders: You Have Your Work Cut Out for You

Jake Schmidt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jake Schmidt

There is already ample evidence that humanity isn't acting quickly enough to address climate change. The need for greater action in 2015 is obvious. And there are plenty of reasons to believe that countries can get their act together by then.