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What Activists can Learn from Shell's Arctic Retreat

10/07/2015 12:49:00 PM

While the laudable efforts of activists have been given credit for ending Arctic drilling, environmentalists could benefit from a better understanding of the dynamics at play. Attributing Shell’s decision to cease its drilling operations in the Arc > read more

Biblical Rains in South Carolina are Consistent with Climate Change

10/07/2015 08:10:00 AM

What is being described as"Biblical" rainfalls have caused catastrophic flooding that has devastated much of South Carolina and killed at least 14 people. This is one of the worst flooding events in US history with more than half of the state submerg > read more

National Climate Report Card (NRDC)

10/06/2015 16:54:00 PM

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Seven Steps to Integrating Sustainability (Report)

10/06/2015 15:01:00 PM

Sustainability management is a a powerful and growing trend that can lead to meaningful changes, however, it can be a slow and difficult process. If you and your organization are considering incorporating sustainability into your management planning > read more

Governments are Pledging to Reduce GHGs Ahead of COP21

10/06/2015 06:56:00 AM

The fight against global warming is largely about reducing emissions and both national and regional governments are beginning to do what they must to keep temperatures below the 2 degree Celsius upper threshold limit We are seeing bold action ahead o > read more

Corporate Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gases and the WWF

10/05/2015 10:35:00 AM

The fight against global warming is largely about reducing emissions and corporations are stepping up to the plate to do their part to keep temperatures below the 2 degree Celsius upper threshold limit. It is becoming increasingly clear that carbon > read more

More Evidence for the Decoupling of the Economy and Emissions

10/05/2015 08:12:00 AM

A new report confirms that we can simultaneously grow the economy and lower greenhouse gas emissions. The report corroborates the findings from a number of other sources.The most recent report called "Turning Point,"comes from research prepared for g > read more

Event - Update on the CR Reporting and Communications Summit

10/05/2015 02:14:00 AM

CR Reporting and Communications Summit will take place 10-11 November 10-11, 2015 at the Tower Bridge Hilton. Here is an updates speakers and attendee list The increasing importance of sustainability reporting is helping to make this year’s event i > read more

Event - Wind Integration Workshop

10/04/2015 19:14:00 PM

The 14th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants will be held from October 20 to 22, 2015, in Brussels, Belgium. This event will take place > read more

Event - Solar Integration Workshop

10/04/2015 07:26:00 AM

This event will take place on October 19 & 20, 2015, in Brussels, Belgium. This one-and-a-half day Solar Integration Workshop will be held for the fifth time, again in conjunction with the International Workshop on Large-scale Integration of Wind Pow > read more

Event - Japan Electric Power Summit (JPES)

10/04/2015 07:00:00 AM

JEPS 2015 Summit will take place on November 30 to December 2 at the Tokyo Marriott Hotel. There will be a Pre-Summit Workshop on Business Development in Japan's Liberalized Electric Power Sector. The main conference is titled "Upping Competitiveness > read more

Big Oil's Legacy of Lies Misinformation and Subterfuge (Video)

10/03/2015 13:06:00 PM

The oil industry uses its vast resources to undermine science and lobby politicians. Oil industry giants have waged war against climate action. Oil giants have created a massive web of misinformation designed to put their profits ahead of the health > read more

The Business of Sustainability (Video Webinar)

10/03/2015 09:31:00 AM

Bottom line concerns are pushing businesses are inspiring an ever growing number of businesses to pursue sustainability with earnest. In its simplest essence sustainability is about people, planet, and profits. Everyone from corporate giants to small > read more

Energy Storage in California Schools

10/02/2015 12:19:00 PM

Schools in California are leading proponents of energy efficiency and the low carbon economy. To illustrate the point a number of California school districts are working with Green Charge Networks to provide lithium ion-based battery storage. Overall > read more

Indigenous People Seeking to Profit from Fossil Fuels

10/02/2015 08:19:00 AM

It is a sad irony but some indigenous people on the front lines of ecological degradation are benefiting from those who destroy their lands to extract fossil fuels. While many aboriginal communities are at the forefront of efforts to stop fossil fue > read more

Green Infrastructure Initiatives at Three US Schools

10/01/2015 16:00:00 PM

Schools have long been at the forefront of green infrastructure initiatives. It is a marriage that makes perfect sense as a greener infrastructure saves costs, improves the health of students, and contributes to better academic performance. Here are > read more

Why the Corporate World is Embracing Renewable Energy

10/01/2015 08:38:00 AM

Renewable energy is looking increasingly attractive to corporate America. There was a time when the corporate world would scoff at renewable energy. > read more

Sustainable Systems - Univeristy of Michigan

09/30/2015 18:17:00 PM

The University of Michigan offers a field of study called Sustainable Systems. This interdisciplinary program is focused on enabling technology and enterprise to enhance the sustainability of systems that provide mobility, shelter, sustenance, commun > read more

China and US Continue Climate Cooperation

09/30/2015 09:10:00 AM

At a White House summit meeting with President Obama, on Friday, September 23, Chinese president Xi Jinping announced that his country, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases will launch the world’s largest carbon trading system.The nation > read more

Emissions Reductions Efforts at GE, P&G, and Time Warner Cable

09/29/2015 12:03:00 PM

Corporate leaders are increasingly working to lower their emissions profiles. Three such companies are General Electric, Procter & Gamble and Time Warner Cable. These three companies provide good examples of corporate emissions reduction efforts that > read more

Climate Recap of the Canadian Leaders Clash in the Munk Debate

09/29/2015 07:42:00 AM

During the Munk debate on September 28th the three Canadian leaders articulated their distinct visions of Canada. This was the forth leaders debate of the 2015 federal election and the first ever foreign policy debate between the three major parties. > read more

Alabama Schools to Teach Climate Change and Evolution

09/28/2015 19:31:00 PM

Alabama is well known for its religious conservatism, however, as of 2016 schools in the state will teach their students about climate change and evolution. All 40 members of the state board of education unanimously voted in favor of the update to th > read more

Carbon Reduction Rankings for FTSE 100 Companies and Companies that Support Carbon Pollution Standards

09/28/2015 07:57:00 AM

Here is a summary of companies leading efforts to manage their carbon emissions and communicate this effectively as well as a list of companies who support carbon reduction standards. Carbon Clear has published its fifth annual report ranking carbon > read more

Event - Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century (Canadian Launch)

09/27/2015 22:14:00 PM

This launch will take place on Monday, October 5 2015 between 08:00 and 11:00 EDT, at BMO Global Asset Management BMO Conference & Event Centre, 55 Bloor St West – Manulife Centre, Toronto The purpose of this report is to end the debate about whe > read more

Event - World of Energy Solutions

09/27/2015 17:55:00 PM

This event will take place on October 12 to 14, 2015. Participants will discover how battery and storage, fuel cell technologies, hydrogen technologies and future mobility solutions will affect the future energy industries. This is a leading internat > read more

Event - National Student Government Summit

09/20/2015 13:58:00 PM

This event will take place on October 1-4, 2015, in Washington, DC. This is the large Student Government conference in America each year.At the 2015 "National Student Government Summit," you'll improve your SG and network with peers amid the inspirin > read more

Event - Sustainable Brands '15 London

09/20/2015 07:31:00 AM

#SB15Lodon will take place on November 16 to 18, 2015 at the Beaumont Estate in London UK. This is the fourth year in the UK, that Sustainable Brands will be bringing together the European community - prompting leaders to actively re-imagine what's p > read more

The Business of Climate Solutions (Video)

09/19/2015 17:02:00 PM

Every business person needs to understand how global warming is changing the way we do business. This is true regardless of your political alliances or scientific understanding. Whether or not you or your clients acknowledge the veracity of climate > read more

Canadian Leaders Debate: A Shared Vision of Fossil Fuels

09/18/2015 06:13:00 AM

The leaders of the three major federal parties who took part in the debate on September 17th appear to share a vision of a Canada that continues to be heavily reliant on fossil fuels. While this may be politically expedient it contributes to climate > read more

Climate Positions of Canada's Major Federal Parties

09/17/2015 16:32:00 PM

What would each of the three major parties vying for power in Canada's October 19th federal elections do to combat climate change and what would their positions be at COP21? The goal of the UN climate conference in Paris (COP21) is to secure an agree > read more

Republican Presidential Candidates Say the US Should Not Do Anything to Combat Climate Change

09/17/2015 07:06:00 AM

Republican presidential candidates fielded only one question on climate change during the September 16th debate which lasted three hours. Together their responses to the climate question lasted about three minutes.They all indicated that the US gove > read more

Sustainability Programs at International Institute for Learning

09/16/2015 22:38:00 PM

In 2014 International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) expanded its sustainability offerings with programs that can be followed either in the classroom or online. These programs of study explore key research on how companies can increase value, enh > read more

To Understand Republican Presidential Candidates you need to Follow the Money

09/16/2015 07:22:00 AM

Republican Presidential candidates are powered by fossil fuels. Climate denial is de rigueur for anyone who hopes to secure the GOP nomination for president.If you want insight into what drives the policy positions of Republican presidential candidat > read more

Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (Columbia University)

09/15/2015 12:51:00 PM

Columbia University's Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy is a one year program that teaches students to use scientific data to inform sustainability decision-making. This is the only program of its kind to combine the > read more

Fossil Fuel Divestment and Stranded Assets

09/15/2015 06:54:00 AM

The movement away from fossil fuels has led many investors to worry about the prospects of stranded assets. There is well warranted widespread concern about the long-term financial risks to investments in coal, oil and gas. The fear stems from the re > read more

More Employment Potential in Renewables than Fossil Fuels

09/14/2015 11:39:00 AM

A new report suggests that rather than expanding its exploitation of fossil fuels Canada should explore the economic and employment benefits from ramping up renewable energy. Economic concerns are a salient reason why some resist replacing fossil fue > read more

The Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF15)

09/13/2015 20:26:00 PM

This event will take place on December 7 & 8 in Paris, France. The Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF15) is the largest business focused event held during the annual Conference of Parties (COP). It is also the event with the largest number of global s > read more

Event - Sustainable Brands Conference in Kuala Lumpur

09/13/2015 11:44:00 AM

This event will take place on October 12-13, 2015 at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is the first Asian country to host the World’s Premier Sustainability Brands® Conference and be and be part of the global conference netw > read more

The Institute for Research in Innovation Technology and Sustainability (IRITS)

09/13/2015 05:46:00 AM

The Institute for Research in Innovative Technology and Sustainability (IRITS) was established with an aim to consolidate current research disciplines conducted by S&T and develop research capacity in other potential disciplines.Initially, IRITS will > read more

Is Burning Man Really that Bad for the Enviroment? (Videos)

09/12/2015 15:57:00 PM

Burning Man gets a lot of flack for its environmental impact, but the event may offset its carbon footprint with important cultural contributions that may help make the world greener. Burning Man 2015 is over and the almost 70,000 burners have left t > read more

Torrential Rainfall and Flooding in Japan Consistent with Climate Change (Video)

09/12/2015 10:18:00 AM

Eastern Japan has been inundated by widespread flooding when the Kinugawa River overflowed its banks. The flooding is due to unprecedented torrential rainfalls attributable to Typhoon Etau, which made landfall on Wednesday September 9. As many as 100 > read more

Advancing Green Schools and Clean Technologies in California: An Interview with Green Technology’s Carl Smith

09/11/2015 12:20:00 PM

Carl Smith is focused on the development of editorial and educational content relating to public sector sustainability goals in California. He is also focused on the strategies, best practices and technologies that contribute to the attainment of the > read more

Why We Must Divest from Fossil Fuels

09/11/2015 09:24:00 AM

A wealth of scientific data tells us that climate change is real, and that it is caused primarily by fossil fuels. Consequently, divestment is essential if we are to stop it from getting worse. In addition to being the leading cause of climate change > read more

Six Types of Sustainability

09/10/2015 14:39:00 PM

Sustainability is an expansive concept that applies widely. Commonly, the definition of sustainability is narrowly defined particularly by entrepreneurs and some members of the business community. Many focus on profitability, at the expense of the f > read more

Online Non-Credit Certificates in Sustainability Management (University of Colorado-Boulder)

09/10/2015 07:54:00 AM

The University of Colorado-Boulder offers non-credit certificates in sustainability management that can be pursued online. There are two interactive and practical sustainability programs, one focuses on business while the other focuses on the communi > read more

Summary of World Water Week: Events, Ideas and Stories

09/09/2015 06:43:00 AM

World Water Week was celebrated from August 23 to 28 in Stockholm Sweden.The theme for the 25th anniversary of the event was "Water for Development." More than 3,300 delegates assembled from 130 countries to explore solutions to some of the most urge > read more

Event - New Metrics '15: New Quantitative Approaches to Business Risk and Value

09/06/2015 12:17:00 PM

This event will take place on October 6 to 8, 2015 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. This three day conference will offer insight into new metrics and practices that lead to better business performance in the rapidly emerging new e > read more

Event - Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

09/06/2015 09:32:00 AM

This event will take place on November 18 & 19, 2015 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. Greenbuild is the premier event for sustainable building. This is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, it wil > read more

Obama Pledges Climate Leadership in Alaska (Video)

09/05/2015 08:34:00 AM

The President of the United States warns of the perils of climate change and pledges American leadership. He is committed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions and radically expand clean energy in the US.The President has put Alaska at the center of hi > read more

Sustainable MBA Certificate and Degree: Bainbridge Graduate Institute

09/04/2015 21:44:00 PM

If you are seeking an MBA or a certificate in Sustainable Business, or a degree in Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship, Bainbridge Graduate Institute may be what you are looking for. Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI) is located in Seatt > read more

National Wildlife Day and Smart Conservation

09/04/2015 12:13:00 PM

Each year on September 4 we observe National Wildlife Day, this is a day to raise awareness about the diverse array of endangered animals that inhabit our world. National Wildlife Day was started by Colleen Paige, author and founder of the Animal Mir > read more

Summary of Recent Reports on the Costs of Climate Action/Inaction

09/04/2015 08:14:00 AM

Reports are coming in that make it hard to ignore the economic benefits of action on climate change. This includes recent reports from Citi the world's third largest bank and the London School of Economics, one of the most prestigious and respected > read more

A Sustainability Focused Education Should Start Young

09/03/2015 20:04:00 PM

We need to start teaching sustainability at a much younger age. While we are seeing a number of universities and colleges offer sustainability training, we need to see more at the level of primary and secondary schools. The world has changed and it > read more

An LSE Cost Benefit Analysis Supports Climate Action

09/03/2015 11:19:00 AM

Research from the London School of Economics (LSE) makes the economic case for acting on climate change. This study along with many other make the point that the costs of inaction on global warming are far greater than the costs of acting. This is in > read more

Acting on Climate Change Makes Good Economic Sense According to Citibank

09/03/2015 07:16:00 AM

A recent Citibank report showed that if we act to slow climate change we could save as much as $50 trillion. This finding is significant because cost is one of the most common reasons put forth to avoid acting on climate change. The Citi report is bu > read more

Sustainable University (SU)

09/02/2015 22:09:00 PM

Sustainable University (SU) is an open access site that promotes sustainability in higher education and education for sustainable development. On the site you can find dozens of links to sustainability oriented universities focusing primarily on the > read more

Obama in Alaska Talking about the Arctic and Climate Change

09/02/2015 08:50:00 AM

On Monday August 31, President Obama was in Alaska as part of his climate change tour. “The point is that climate change is no longer some far-off problem,” Obama told an international meeting on Arctic issues Monday night. “It is happening h > read more

Why Interest in Sustainability is Growing in Business Schools

09/01/2015 13:42:00 PM

Sustainability is an increasingly important part of contemporary business schooling. In response to student demand and the dictates of the modern workplace educational establishments around the globe are helping the business leaders of tomorrow to un > read more

Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation is not Optional

09/01/2015 08:14:00 AM

Pope Francis has designated September 1, 2015 as the inaugural World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. The Orthodox Church has been celebrating creation care since 1989 and now the world's 1.25 billion Catholics as well as Christians of every d > read more

Water Management is Big Business: Carrots and Sticks

08/31/2015 17:11:00 PM

A wide range of companies are responding to the demand to manage their water usage. This includes products like software, printing, and decontamination. There is also powerful disincentives to responsibly manage water resources. The number of compani > read more

Event - Green California Schools & Community Colleges Summit and Exposition

08/31/2015 07:16:00 AM

The 9th annual Green California Schools & Community Colleges Summit and Exposition will be held October 29 - 31, 2015, at the Pasadena Convention Center 300 East Green Street in Pasadena California. The Green Market Oracle is once again proud to be a > read more

International Conference on Sustainable Development

08/30/2015 08:04:00 AM

The 3rd Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development on September 23-24, 2015, at Columbia University in NYC. This year’s conference theme is “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Getting Started.” The aim of the > read more

Middlebury Institute’s IEP Program: Focused on Today’s Sustainability Issues (Video)

08/29/2015 16:07:00 PM

Middlebury Institute’s International Environmental Policy degree program is designed to attract students who want to play a part in setting international agendas for worldwide sustainability issues and initiatives. To learn more click here. _____ > read more

Expanded Water Tool Reveals the Actual and Future Risks and Costs (Videos)

08/29/2015 07:29:00 AM

An expanded version of a tool has just been released that provides actionable information to help businesses manage their water risks. It obvious to everyone, including businesses that water is a finite resource that is in growing demand. It is becom > read more

A Brief History of Responsible Water Stewardship at Nestlé

08/28/2015 14:47:00 PM

Responsible water management is a critical issue for Nestlé and their stakeholders. In recent years the company has made great strides in water efficiency and stewardship. This is important with more than a third (38 percent) of their factories situ > read more

Obama Ignores Jindal and Talks About Climate Change 10 Years after Katrina

08/28/2015 08:11:00 AM

President Obama was in New Orleans on Thursday to mark the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, but he did not heed Gov. Bobby Jindal's warnings to avoid the topic of climate change. Since the devastation that occurred on August 29th 2005, the ci > read more

Sustainable Systems Management Degree from the University of Minnesota

08/27/2015 11:05:00 AM

A new program has been created that is designed to prepare students for the vast number of green jobs that are now available. To reflect the increasing importance of sustainability, the University of Minnesota has recently changed the curriculum and > read more

Sustainable Communities: Public Works (Infographic)

08/27/2015 07:50:00 AM

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Performance Contracting Offers Water and Energy Savings for Schools and Governments

08/26/2015 11:43:00 AM

A new report suggests that western public school schools and government facilities can reduce energy and water usage and save vast sums of money by using performance contracting. The western states covered in the report are Arizona, California, Color > read more

President Obama's New Renewable Energy Initiatives

08/26/2015 07:34:00 AM

At the start of a national climate and energy tour President Obama has outlined plans to further his efforts to move the US away from fossil fuels and towards renewables. These plans include support for distributed energy and home based efficiency. T > read more

Water is a Key to Sustainable Development

08/25/2015 07:56:00 AM

The theme of World Water Week 2015, (August 23-28) is "Water for Development." This year's theme is crucially important issue as water is central to development issues around the world. There can be no sustainable development, nor can we hope to erad > read more

Free Sustainable Water Management Software for Universities

08/24/2015 19:02:00 PM

Water and wastewater modeling software is now available for free to students and professors at universities around the world. The GIS-centric water and wastewater modeling software is a special student edition of both InfoWater and InfoSWMM. The sof > read more

Water Purication for Developing Countries (Infographic)

08/24/2015 09:56:00 AM

RelatedWater Stewardship Steps: Developing a Water Strategy Sustainable Water Purification TechnologySix Innovations for Better Water ManagementSolutions to Diminishing Ground WaterThe World’s Aquifers are Being Tapped Unsustainably Siemens Water T > read more

Event - Colorado Green Schools Initiative September Meeting

08/23/2015 19:27:00 PM

This meeting will take place on September 16, 2015, from 7:30 AM MDT to 9:00 AM MDT at The Alliance Center, 1536 Wynkoop St, Denver, Colorado CO 80202. This is one of several meetings planned, these meetings are free for all to attend. AgendaGreen > read more

Shade Balls: Everything You Always Wanted to Know but were Afraid to Ask

08/15/2015 11:47:00 AM

Los Angeles has dumped 96 Million plastic "shade balls" into a California reservoir to block the sun's ultraviolet rays. The black spheres are expected to prevent harmful chemical reactions. The innovative balls were made by a company called XavierC, > read more

Chemical Blast and Inferno Devastates Town in Northern China (Video)

08/15/2015 08:33:00 AM

What has been described as a sea of fire has engulfed a Chinese port town. A series of explosions at a chemical warehouse in the port city of Tianjin, in northern China on August 14, 2015 have left at least 85 people dead and more than 720 people inj > read more

Comprehensive Green School Information and Resources

08/14/2015 12:03:00 PM

In 2015 The Green Market Oracle is reprising its annual Green School Series. Over the course of the last five years The Green Market Oracle has published more than 300 articles related to environmentally oriented academics, sustainable infrastructure > read more

The Climate Investment Fund's Low Carbon Development

08/14/2015 07:48:00 AM

With a value of $8.1 billion the Climate Investment Fund (CIF) is the largest fund for climate smart development in the world. The CIF had been a leader in such investments since 2008. There is growing demand for "climate-smart" development capital > read more

Sustainability Initiatives Almost Double Revenues

08/13/2015 11:01:00 AM

Engaging sustainability has been shown to be a profitable move and this is corroborated by new research which shows that it can increase revenues by more than 90 percent. Corporate sustainability initiatives are sometimes dismissed as too costly, how > read more

Sanders is the Best Presidential Contender on Climate and the Environment

08/13/2015 07:54:00 AM

For anyone who is serious about protecting the environment and combating climate change Democratic Presidential contender Bernie Sanders is by far the best candidate. The Vermont Senator has the most comprehensive policy positions on climate and the > read more

Innovate or Die: The Next Big Trend in Sustainability

08/12/2015 07:39:00 AM

Innovative approaches to sustainability are rapidly becoming the next frontier of corporate differentiation. Being more innovative is not only essential to improve the bottom line, it is also a pathway to growth.The combination of rapid technological > read more

The Challenge of Sustainability: Economic Growth and Emissions Reduction

08/11/2015 07:56:00 AM

We can simultaneously grow and enhance our sustainability efforts. These two goals are both compatible and mutually reinforcing. Research reveals that we can meet the dual challenge of economic growth and combating climate change. This means that com > read more

Trump is Unelectable: So Say the Koch Brothers and Others

08/10/2015 07:30:00 AM

Trump may be may be many things but one of the things he is not is electable. It would be easy to dismiss Trump, but at this stage he is the unchallenged leader in the Republican presidential race. Trump is a leader in many ways. In addition to being > read more

Event - James Beard Foundation Food Conference

08/09/2015 15:35:00 PM

The sixth annual James Beard Foundation Food Conference, subtitled "Rethinking the Future of Food" will take place on October 19 and 20 at the Conference Center (730 Third Avenue) in New York City. Building on last year’s theme of prescriptions for > read more

Event - Environmental Journalism Conference: Weather, Water and Energy

08/09/2015 11:35:00 AM

The 25th annual SEJ Environmental Journalism Conference will take place on October 7 - 11, 2015 at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. The campus is home to the National Weather Center, which is the source of every single tornado and sev > read more

Event - Sustainable Brands: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

08/09/2015 08:01:00 AM

This event will take place on August 25-27, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The flair and culture of Rio de Janeiro continues to inspire brand, sustainability and design leaders to spark the innovation that leads toward a flourishing future. Understa > read more

Family Health and the Clean Power Plan (Videos)

08/08/2015 22:20:00 PM

Not only will the Clean Power Plan help to protect future generations from climate change it will protect the health of families.Air pollution increases respiratory illness in vulnerable populations. It is projected that the EPA's green power plan c > read more

Homage to Jon Stewart: Thanks for Putting Denial on Display and Making us Laugh in the Process (Video)

08/08/2015 11:47:00 AM

The Daily Show hosted by Jon Stewart has come to an end after 16 years. He has educated more young people with his hilarious parodies than any news show on television. Stewart's material was often little more than verbatim reviews of the outlandish a > read more

President Obama Introduces and Explains the Clean Power Plan (Video)

08/08/2015 07:45:00 AM

Early in August US President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency made history in the fight against climate change. In recent years the US has made more progress decreasing its GHG emissions than any other nation on earth. The Clean P > read more

Harper Gets Pummeled on the Economy and the Environment in the First Canadian Federal Election Debate

08/07/2015 11:57:00 AM

The ruling Conservatives were hit by a barrage of interrelated economic and environmentally focused attacks in the first debate of the federal election in Toronto. In addition to Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the debate included Liberal > read more

Climate Change a No-Show in the First Republican Presidential Debate

08/07/2015 08:29:00 AM

Despite a letter from Jerry Brown and the urgings of Tom Steyer, few were surprised that climate change was a non-issue in the first Republican debate.Ten of the 17 Republican candidates took the stage for the first GOP presidential debate of the 201 > read more

The Health Benefits of Combating Climate Change and the Clean Power Plan

08/06/2015 13:52:00 PM

The Clean Power Plan and other government mitigation efforts are not only about reducing the impacts of one of the worst threats ever faced by humanity, they are also about addressing one of the foremost health issues of our times. > read more

Republicans at Odds with Americans on Climate Change and the Clean Power Plan

08/06/2015 10:00:00 AM

Republicans including the candidates who are vying for the GOP's presidential nomination have failed to appreciate that voters are concerned about the health impacts of climate change and air pollution and they want governments to do something about > read more

The Clean Power Plan for the Health of Latinos: Congresswomen Sánchez Testimonmy to the EPA

08/05/2015 12:50:00 PM

On July 29th, 2014 by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez gave her testimony to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In this testimony she explained why she is particularly concerned about the impacts of air pollution on the Latino community. She spok > read more

Republicans and Dirty Energy Oppose the Clean Power Plan

08/05/2015 07:50:00 AM

Although the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan has received widespread support, vociferous resistance has come from the fossil fuel industry and conservatives. This includes sitting members of the GOP in congress and those seeking th > read more

Clean Power Plan: Business Opportunities and Economic Benefits

08/04/2015 11:26:00 AM

The Clean Power Plan will provide a host of opportunities for business and benefits for the economy. The plan can be expected to accelerate clean energy innovation and improve energy efficiency, it will also cost a tiny fraction of the estimated cost > read more

Innovations that Sequester Carbon to Combat Climate Change (Videos)

08/01/2015 13:34:00 PM

There have been a wide assortment of innovative solutions proposed to combat the climate crisis. While most of these technologies offer low carbon alternatives to existing technologies, others actually remove greenhouse gases (GHGs) like carbon right > read more

Greenpeace Stalls Arctic Drilling by Blocking Shell's Ice Breaker (Video)

08/01/2015 10:03:00 AM

Late in July an icebreaker that is crucial to Shell's drilling operation in the Arctic sea was turned back by Greenpeace activists in Portland, Oregon. Activists spent almost 2 days suspended from St. Johns Bridge, while others took to kayaks in Will > read more

Climate Change Increases Risks of Water Borne Diseases Contracted by Swimming

07/31/2015 13:19:00 PM

While swimming is a common summertime activity it can also make people very sick. Cryptosporidiosis or Cryto is one of a number of sicknesses that appear to be on the increase due to climate change. Whether on a beach or in a pool cryto is one of m > read more

Beaches are Facing Environmental and Climate Threats

07/31/2015 09:25:00 AM

Beaches are a favorite summertime destination but they are suffering from environmental degradation and climate change. Our coastal and inland beaches are facing some very serious problems due to overpopulation, obsolete sewage systems, and erosion a > read more

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