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President Obama's Address at the Opening Session of COP21

11/30/2015 16:09:00 PM

In a passionate plea for climate action at the opening session of COP21, US President Barack Obama called on world leaders and delegates to resolve their differences and deliver a global agreement. > read more

COP21 is an Unprecedented Turning Point

11/30/2015 08:20:00 AM

On November 30th, the world will come together in Paris for the start of the most important climate talks ever. After more than two decades of negotiations, the expectations are high and global leaders appear to be ready to sign a comprehensive clima > read more

Event - The 2016 AIPH International Green City Conference

11/29/2015 12:04:00 PM

This event takes place in Vancouver from 14 – 18 March 2016. The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) invites all those with an interest in improving cities to experience the fusion of green and urban at the 2016 AIPH Interna > read more

Event - The Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF15)

11/29/2015 08:03:00 AM

The Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF15) will take place on December 7 - 8, 2015 at the Stade de France (gate E) in Paris. This is the largest business focused event at COP21. Building on year-round work from Climate Action and the UN Environment Pro > read more

Everything You Need to Know About COP21 (Video)

11/28/2015 16:17:00 PM

COP21 will commence on Monday November 30 and conclude on December 11. These discussions will take place in Paris and they will be joined by representatives of more than 190 nations. It is by far the most important round of climate talks and perhaps > read more

Tell World Leaders that we Want Bold Climate Action at COP21 (Video)

11/28/2015 11:11:00 AM

The COP21 climate talks are scheduled to commence on Monday November 30 offers us our last best hope of reigning in climate change. Before these talks conclude on December 11, world leaders must hammer out a global climate agreement that will radica > read more

COP21: March4Me (Video)

11/28/2015 08:41:00 AM

Following the tragic attacks on November 13, mass marches and demonstrations around the COP21 climate summit in Paris have been prohibited by the French authorities. But everywhere around the world, mobilisation for our climate and a massive energy t > read more

Thanksgiving and Environmental Gratitude

11/27/2015 08:08:00 AM

This year Thanksgiving takes on a special meaning as we count the days to the beginning of COP21 and a hoped for global climate deal. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to deepen commitments to greener living and more sustainable business practices. Th > read more

Happy Thanksgiving from the Green Market Oracle

11/26/2015 12:23:00 PM

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States and people across the nation are celebrating by coming together to give thanks. Traditionally Thanksgiving is the holiday long weekend when people get together to celebrate the bounty of the fall harvest. Th > read more

Canadian PM and Provinces Unified for COP21

11/26/2015 08:14:00 AM

On Monday November 23 Canadian premiers met with the Prime Minister to discuss a national strategy on climate change ahead of COP21. Provincial leaders will be attending the December climate talks alongside the Prime Minister. Although emissions redu > read more

What Canadian Provinces are Doing to Combat Climate Change

11/25/2015 08:25:00 AM

Climate action is largely a provincial matter in Canada. This is the view of both the former Conservative government and the newly elected Liberals. This means that provincial and territorial climate plans are crucially important to Canada's collecti > read more

Alberta's New Climate Plan is a Quantum Leap Forward

11/24/2015 07:53:00 AM

The new NDP government in Alberta led by Premier Rachel Notley has announced sweeping reforms to the province's energy sector that are intended to balance the economic concerns with climate concerns. The plan includes an economy-wide price on carbon, > read more

Saskatchewan to Get Half of its Energy from Renewables

11/23/2015 19:37:00 PM

Last week Brad Wall the premiere of Saskatchewan announced that his province will get half of its energy from renewables by 2030. This includes a combination of wind, solar and geothermal energy. To achieve this goal the province will have to double > read more

Financial Losses Associated with Fossil Fuels

11/23/2015 07:56:00 AM

The losses associated with fossil fuels are staggering and it is not just oil producing states and companies that are feeling the heat. Pension funds going long on oil are getting killed as they hope that prices will rebound.With oil prices around $5 > read more

Course - Online Diploma on Corporate Sustainability

11/22/2015 11:39:00 AM

Online training to receive a Diploma on Corporate Sustainability will take place on Friday November 27th, 2015. This training is from Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) and it is Certified by IEMA.This is a certified online course for all p > read more

Event - Global Climate March

11/22/2015 08:35:00 AM

The Global Climate March will take place on November 28th and 29th, 2015. People will come together at nearly 2000 locations around the world for a series of marches and peaceful actions. The aim is to draw together the voices of hundreds of thousand > read more

Energy Solution: Free Electric - Game Changing Stationary Bike (Video)

11/21/2015 12:01:00 PM

Free Electric offers a powerful solution to the burgeoning global demand for energy. This energy innovation can radically reduce emissions while increasing access to electricity for poor people all over the world.Access to electrical power with zero > read more

Landmark Court Decisions Acknowledge Citizen Rights to a Healthy Climate (Video)

11/21/2015 08:19:00 AM

Ordinary citizens including children are using the courts to force governments to act on climate change. A number of lawsuits and some early judgements suggests that the courts may be able to spur significant climate action. In August a group of 21 c > read more

Climate Adaptation Plans of Federal Government Agencies (National Green Energy Council)

11/20/2015 13:58:00 PM

The National Green Energy Council has created a resource called US Government Energy and Climate Policy that profiles the Climate Adaptation Plan of every federal government agency. . The National Green Energy Council are focused on the "promotion, p > read more

Obama Signs Executive Order to Reduce GHGs in the Federal Government and Across their Supply Chain

11/20/2015 07:54:00 AM

President Obama is leading by example and significantly reducing the federal government's greenhouse gas emissions. In the first week of November the President signed an executive order that cuts emissions and weaves sustainability into the fabric of > read more

Climate Excerpts from the CBS Democratic Democratic Primary Debate

11/16/2015 11:54:00 AM

The CBS Democratic Democratic primary debate took place in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday November 14th. Here are the climate related excerpts from that debate. The moderator for the debate was CBS News political director John Dickerson. Hilary Clinto > read more

Fossil Fuels are being Replaced by Renewable Energy

11/16/2015 08:05:00 AM

We are moving away from dirty hydrocarbons and replacing them with renewable sources of energy. As the future of clean power continues to brighten, the prospects for fossil fuel are looking increasingly grim. Financial markets are reflecting the grow > read more

Event - The 100% Possible March for Climate Solutions

11/15/2015 18:51:00 PM

The 100% Possible march for climate solutions will take place on Sunday, November 29, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm. The march will start at Ottawa City Hall (Marion Dewar Plaza, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario) and it will end at Parliament Hill.Thi > read more

Environmental Leader 2016 Conference - Call for Papers/Presentations

11/15/2015 12:47:00 PM

There is a call for presentations for this event that will take place on June 21-23, 2016, at the he Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, Denver, Colorado. The submission deadline is Wednesday, December 23, 2015. This event is about real-world challenge > read more

2016 Waste Management Executive Sustainability Forum: Circular Economy Making it Work

11/15/2015 07:22:00 AM

The 2016 Waste Management Executive Sustainability Forum will take place on Thursday, February 4 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona. Now in its sixth year, the Forum continues to build on its reputation as a perspective-changi > read more

Canadian Government Scientists can Now Speak Freely Again (Video)

11/14/2015 17:14:00 PM

Following the Liberal's federal election win, Canada's government scientists are once again allowed to speak freely to media. Justin Trudeau's new Liberal government appears to have delivered on the promise it made during the election campaign.When t > read more

President Obama's Climate Focused Facebook Launch (Video)

11/14/2015 07:52:00 AM

Recently US President Barack Obama launched himself into the world of social media with a Facebook page video about climate action. As he took people on a guided tour of the backyard at the White House he explained how led by the US, the world is com > read more

Opposition to Climate Action in the Fourth Republican Presidential Debate on Business

11/13/2015 18:50:00 PM

While eight candidates (Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FLA., Sen Ted Cruz, R-TEXAS, Sen Rand Paul, R-KY, Gov. John R. Kasich, R-Ohio, Carly Fiorina, Donald Trump, Former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-FLA, Dr Ben Carson) are seeking the Republican nomination for President of > read more

Political Changes Signal the Dawn of a New Day for Climate Action

11/13/2015 11:11:00 AM

People are calling for change and governments around the world are responding. Part of this effort derives from a committed new form of grassroots activism that is demanding climate action. > read more

Market Based Approaches to Combating Climate Change

11/13/2015 07:45:00 AM

Sustainability has woven its way into market mechanisms and it is changing business models. Almost a dozen stock exchanges around the world now require sustainability risk disclosure from listed companies and around 7,000 companies now produce annual > read more

Combating Climate Change as a Moral Imperative

11/12/2015 18:48:00 PM

The moral call to act on climate change has grown and it is resonating around the world. Morality is a powerful force that transcends politics, race, ethnicity, gender and geography. Religions are making a moral argument and faith groups around th > read more

Emissions Reduction is Mainstream

11/12/2015 13:59:00 PM

In 2015 we are beginning to see an end to rising greenhouse gas emissions and we are advancing the agenda that will see their rapid decline. To reduce their emissions governments and businesses are ramping up renewables and engaging energy efficiency > read more

A Turning Point for Climate Action: Reasons for Optimism

11/12/2015 08:21:00 AM

People, governments, business and investors are acknowledging the importance of urgent climate action. This includes a policy informed by science. Driven by a growing awareness of our carbon budget, we are coming to terms with the fact that most of t > read more

The History and Importance of 2C and Carbon Budgets

11/11/2015 07:28:00 AM

Five years ago two key concepts were adopted that now serve as the framework for efforts to combat climate change. In 2010 following the Durban climate conference in 2009, carbon budgets and the 2 degree Celsius threshold gained widespread acceptance > read more

Conservative Governments Fail to Reign-In emissions

11/10/2015 13:05:00 PM

Conservative government in Australia, Canada and the UK have failed to reign-in greenhouse gas emissions. Under the leadership of three conservative climate stooges these nations have failed to meaningfully reduce their carbon pollution. Before being > read more

Growing Levels of GHGs are Warming the Planet and Contributing to Disasters

11/10/2015 07:47:00 AM

New data shows that we are seeing higher levels of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and this is heating up the planet and contributing to disastrous impacts. By now it should be obvious that GHGs are the cause of global warming, and this is leading to a wide > read more

Environment Record of the New Canadian Conservative Leader

11/09/2015 11:29:00 AM

The track record of the new leader of the Conservative Party suggests she is as antagonistic to the environment and climate change as her predecessor Stephen Harper. The former prime minister has a woeful record on the environment and the new leader > read more

Canada's New Minister of Environment and Climate Change is Already at Work

11/09/2015 07:32:00 AM

Catherine McKenna is not only Canada's new environment minister she is also the minister of climate change. This is the first time in Canadian history that the environment minister title also includes climate change. McKenna is an international lawy > read more

24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching

11/08/2015 11:38:00 AM

On November 13 — 14, the world will come together to demand our global leaders act on climate change and set us on the path to a better future. For years we’ve watched our climate change. We’ve watched glaciers melt, seas rise, and storms get f > read more

Event - Let's Talk Climate: Messages to Motivate Americans (Webinar)

11/08/2015 08:46:00 AM

This webinar will take place on Friday, November 20th, 2015. It will address research on communicating climate change and a followup discussion. This webinar will review the research findings on the most effective language to use when talking about c > read more

Obama Kills the KXL Now Other Pipelines Should Also be Axed

11/07/2015 12:07:00 PM

On November 6, 2015, President Obama announced that he is killing the Keystone XL pipeline. In explaining his decision he cited minimal economic benefits due to low oil prices and climate impacts. For seven years environmentalists and those concerne > read more

Keep it in the Ground: The Campaign and the New US Bill (Videos)

11/07/2015 09:21:00 AM

The international campaign titled "keep it in the ground" and a new US bill are calling for a moratorium on the extraction of fossil fuels. The logic behind these efforts reflect the fact that the vast majority of existing fossil fuel reserves (coal, > read more

Keystone XL is Rejected Energy East to Follow

11/06/2015 12:03:00 PM

TransCanada's tar sands pipelines are being thwarted at every turn. US President Barack Obama has officially rejected the Keystone XL and the new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to cancel the Energy East.Last week TransCanada annou > read more

The Liberals Must Deliver on their Environmental and Climate Promises after 10 Years of Conservative Rule

11/06/2015 07:59:00 AM

It won't be easy but the newly elected Liberal party has promised that its government will deliver radical change on climate and the environment. Soon after the Liberals won a majority in parliament, Justin Trudeau, the new Canadian Prime Minister we > read more

Climate Welcome and Gifts for Canada's New Prime Minister

11/05/2015 11:38:00 AM

From November 5th – 8th, Canadians will be welcoming Justin Trudeau the new Prime Minister of Canada. This welcome calls for climate action including freezing the tar sands and accelerating a transition to a clean energy economy. The ‘Welcoming > read more

Dion to Lead Canada's New Environment, Climate Change and Energy Cabinet Committee

11/05/2015 06:50:00 AM

The inclusion of Stephane Dion to head a new cabinet committee indicates that climate action is more than just an empty campaign promise for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party. Canada's new environment, climate change and energy comm > read more

Goldman Sachs a Clean Energy Leader

11/04/2015 16:08:00 PM

Goldman Sachs is going long on clean energy. On Monday November, 2, 2015 Goldman Sachs, one of the world's biggest banks, formally announced that it is investing $150 billion in clean energy finance. The company has come a long way since 2010 when t > read more

Ahead of Obama's Rejection TransCanada Tries to Suspend the KXL

11/04/2015 07:03:00 AM

Shortly after President Obama announced that he would decide the fate of the Keystone XL before the end of his term, TransCanada pipelines submitted a request to suspend their application. With good reason TransCanada believes that Obama will not r > read more

Canadian Investors now have Three New Climate Change Indices

11/03/2015 12:32:00 PM

There are now three new indices in Canada focusing on climate change. We are increasingly seeing how concerns about environmental impacts are working their way into the mainstream investment community. The three new indexes were launched by S&P, Dow > read more

Cities, Investors and a Prince Support Fossil Fuel Divestment

11/03/2015 08:09:00 AM

What do Prince Charles, Investors and the City of Oslo all have in common? They are all recent advocates of divestment from fossil fuels. What started as a grass roots movement has blossomed into a global effort to call for a future with integrity an > read more

The Death of Climate Denial Chonicled by the Polls

11/02/2015 12:27:00 PM

Over the course of recent years, polls that examine American attitudes on global warming suggest that climate denial may be dying.It would appear that Americans have gone through the five stages in what has been called the cycle of climate acceptance > read more

UN INDC Synthesis Report Indicates that We Need to Do More

11/02/2015 07:59:00 AM

There is good news and bad news in a new UN report on global greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). On October 30th 2015, the UN released a synthesis document of intended GHG reductions pledges known as the nationally determined contributions (INDCs). The > read more

Event - Faculty of Environmental Studies Graduate Program Information Session (York University)

11/01/2015 18:00:00 PM

York University will be holding a Faculty of Environmental Studies Graduate Program Information Session on November 3, 2015 (12:30 - 2:30 pm) and November 26, 2015 (6:00 - 7:30 pm). These information sessions will take place in Room 109, of the Healt > read more

Event - Collective Disruption: New Partnership & People Models for Breakthrough Innovation (Workshop/Seminar)

11/01/2015 14:01:00 PM

This workshop event will take place on December, 1, 2015 at the Conference Board in New York, NY. The event titled Collective Disruption: New Partnership & People Models for Breakthrough Innovation is subtitled, Building Transformative Innovation Cap > read more

Event - European Fuel Cell Conference & Exhibition (EFC15)

11/01/2015 10:28:00 AM

The 6th Piero Lunghi European Fuel Cell Conference & Exhibition (EFC15) will take place on December 2015 - 18 December 2015.The EFC15 programme has been enriched by new thematic areas and further collateral events in collaboration with the major inte > read more

Event - Regeneration, Brownfield Development & City Regions

11/01/2015 06:34:00 AM

This Brownfield Briefing event titled, Regeneration, Brownfield Development & City Regions will take place on Thursday November 12, 2015 at 09:00 in Sheffield, Cutler’s Hall, Sheffield, United Kingdom.This event will bring together a unique mix of > read more

The New Speaker of the House is a Climate Retard (Videos)

10/31/2015 08:07:00 AM

Paul Ryan is the US rep from Wisconsin, he is also a leading climate denier and now he is speaker of the House. This makes him the third ranking individual in the line of command over the most powerful office in the world.In 2010 Ryan said, “there > read more

Climate Realities all but Absent from the Republican CNBC Presidential Debate

10/30/2015 07:59:00 AM

Rather than focusing on 21st century economic visions, the third Republican presidential debate seemed to be rooted in the 19th century. There has been some discussion in the press about the fact that even the GOP's presidential candidates accept the > read more

Climate Change is Here and Demands Urgent Action

10/29/2015 16:54:00 PM

The science of climate change is irrefutable even if some people remain confused and we are rapidly running out of time to deal with this urgent crisis. The threat is extends beyond an economic collapse, its implications are nothing short of civiliza > read more

The World is Concerned about Climate Change and Wants Action at COP21

10/29/2015 07:35:00 AM

People around the world see climate change as the single greatest threat the world faces and they want governments to do something about it. According to a recent poll, people are more concerned about climate change than they are about global economi > read more

Europe ia Cutting GHGa while Refusing to Relinquish Fossil Fuels

10/28/2015 17:49:00 PM

European greenhouse gas reductions prove that we can grow the economy and reduce greenhouse gases at the same time. However, these reductions are unambitious and they also exist alongside new fossil fuel projects. All of Europe has substantially red > read more

Wrap-up of the Final Round of Climate Talks before COP21

10/28/2015 09:05:00 AM

The final round of interim climate talks have wrapped up and it would appear that unlike the preceding talks countries are playing hardball in preparation for the final round. Five days of talks between more than a 190 countries concluded in Bonn co > read more

The Arctic is still not Safe from Drilling

10/27/2015 14:25:00 PM

Although the Obama administration has effectively shut down Arctic drilling the region is far from being protected from the dangers of > read more

Predictions about the Costs of Climate Action are Wrong

10/27/2015 08:18:00 AM

US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz recently explained how the costs of environmental sustainability have been consistently wrong. The subtext of his response is that managing climate change through clean energy and efficiency is both achievable and > read more

September Heat Records Offer More Evidence for Accelerated Warming

10/26/2015 17:49:00 PM

September heat records add to the data corroborating the trend of accelerated warming. For hundreds of consecutive months we have been recording above average global temperatures, now that trend is being eclipsed by a string of the hottest months eve > read more

Clean Power Plan Facing Lawsuits Despite Raft of Benefits

10/26/2015 08:08:00 AM

Last week the Clean Power Plan officially became law and rather than being hailed as one of the greatest climate, environmental, innovation and economic accomplishments in US history, it has been met with a raft of lawsuits from state governors. Th > read more

Infographic - Environmental and Climate Positions of Canadian Federal Parties (David Suzuki Foundation)

10/16/2015 19:18:00 PM

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Why Divesting from Fossil Feuls is the Only Option

10/16/2015 06:43:00 AM

While there are many approaches to reducing our use of fossil fuels, divestment is really the only one that produces results. We know that to stave off the worst impacts of climate change we must keep temperatures within the 2 degree Celsius upper th > read more

Jim Webb: Views on Climate Change in the First Democratic Presidential Debate

10/15/2015 13:54:00 PM

Jim Webb is a former Republican whose record and policy positions on climate and energy are in line with the GOP. He supports more drilling including in the Arctic and more pipelines including the Keystone XL. He would like to expand the extraction o > read more

Lincoln Chafee: Views on Climate Change in the First Democratic Presidential Debate

10/15/2015 08:00:00 AM

Lincoln Chafee is a contender for the Democratic nomination who supports climate action. As he said in the first Democratic Presidential debate: "I want to address climate change, a real threat to our planet. And I believe in prosperity through peace > read more

Martin O'Malley: Views on Climate Change and the First Democratic Presidential Debate

10/14/2015 15:42:00 PM

Martin O'Malley is the best known of the four lesser candidates and he may be the most strident proponent of renewable energy of them all. The polls indicate that he is in third place, however he has a better plan to tackle climate change than the fr > read more

Bernie Sanders: Views on Climate Change and the First Democratic Presidential Debate

10/14/2015 08:11:00 AM

Bernie Sanders embraces the science of climate change (including the IPCC AR5 report) and the need for immediate action. Sanders has been a tireless champion of climate action. He has repeatedly professed his conviction that we need a climate policy > read more

Hillary Clinton: Views on Climate Change and the First Democratic Presidential Debate

10/14/2015 02:36:00 AM

Clinton accepts the veracity of climate change and the need to act while she dismisses Republicans and those who think otherwise, "The reality of climate change is unforgiving no matter what the deniers say." "You don't have to be a scientist to tak > read more

Lawrence Lessig on Climate Change and Campaign Finance

10/14/2015 01:21:00 AM

Lawrence Lessig announced his bid to run for the presidential nomination of the Democratic party on September 9. He has one goal, to get money out of politics. This is a laudable ambition because as long as fossil fuel industry is able to buy Republi > read more

Infographic: Top Ten Most and Least Energy Efficient US States

10/13/2015 20:16:00 PM

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The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement is having an Impact on Investors Businesses and Power Companies

10/13/2015 08:08:00 AM

The fossil fuel divestment movement is gaining serious traction and resonating widely. Divestment is at the forefront of efforts to manage climate impacts, and due to concerns about growing financial and reputational risks, investors, businesses and > read more

Course - DNV GL Energy Academy: Wind Turbine Technology

10/12/2015 15:42:00 PM

DNV GL Energy Academy: Wind Turbine Technology will take place on October 28 - 29, 2015 in Bristol, England. This two day course explains the basics of wind energy conversion and the evolution of today's giant wind turbines. It also reviews many key > read more

Canadian Thanksgiving is at Odds with Columbus Day

10/12/2015 06:53:00 AM

Although they co-occur, in many respects Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving are diametrically opposed to each other. While Canadian Thanksgiving is a harvest festival celebrating nature's bounty, Columbus Day marks the start of our systematic des > read more

Event - International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Chang

10/11/2015 17:32:00 PM

The 5th International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change will be held on July 25-27, 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme of the Conference is “Stimulating and Analysing the changes of Earth & Climate-ICESCC”. More than 300 participan > read more

Event - Companies & Causes Canada

10/11/2015 11:53:00 AM

This event will take place on October 22, 2015 in Toronto Canada.Two weeks from today the second annual Companies & Causes Canada conference arrives in Toronto. At this conference you can Meet like-minded peers in a comfortable way. Not only will you > read more

Environment and Sustainability in China Study Tour (Video)

10/10/2015 16:36:00 PM

The Environment and Sustainability in China Study Tour is a collaborative venture between La Trobe Asia and local partner CERES Global, led by Dr Benjamin Habib from La Trobe University, Ben Walta from CERES Global, and La Trobe graduate and China ha > read more

The Fossil Fuel Industry and Republican Climate Change Deception

10/10/2015 07:30:00 AM

Sen. Whitehouse attributes climate misinformation to the fossil fuel industry and their Republicans minions. He points to the scientific inaccuracy of the climate change hiatus as a classic case in point. Such lies are deliberately woven to prevent > read more

EDF Trains Business Leaders Through their Climate Core Program

10/09/2015 17:24:00 PM

Almost all 21st century MBA programs include some for of sustainability schooling, however, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) adds valuable real world experience through practical onsite training. Through a program called Climate Corps, EDF provides t > read more

Businesses Practicing Sustainability are Leading the Way Forward

10/09/2015 09:36:00 AM

A growing number of businesses are redefining the scope of their responsibilities. Whether as part of a sustainability program, or as a function of CSR initiatives businesses are beginning to appreciate that they will not thrive in the 21st century w > read more

Renewable Energy Development in Mexico and the World

10/08/2015 12:44:00 PM

In Mexico and elsewhere renewable energy is a rapidly developing and expanding field. Here is an audio presentation that reviews the framework within which the industry is developing.This lecture is by Michael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg New Ener > read more

The Cost of Oil: BP Reaches $20 Billion Settlement with the Federal Government

10/08/2015 07:52:00 AM

In the largest single entity settlement in the Department of Justice's history, BP will have to pay $20.8 for its role in the infamous Gulf of Mexico oil spill in April, 2010. Since the disastrous explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform > read more

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

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