Trump's Corruption may be his Lasting Legacy and his Undoing

05/22/2017 14:48:00 PM

The Trump administration can be best described as an oligarchy full of kleptocrats and a kakistocracy. Donald Trump is known for shady dealings and now that he is president his corruption has predictably become a defining feature of his presidency. ...

Event - International Conference on Water, Informatics, Sustainability, & Environment (iWISE2017)

05/21/2017 19:17:00 PM

iWISE2017 conference will take place Monday, July 3 - Wednesday, 5, 2017 at the River Building – Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario. The conference is organized by Science Target Inc. in collaboration with professional and academic institutions ...

Reasons for Climate Optimism in 2017 Despite the Elephant in the Room

05/20/2017 21:12:00 PM

Contrary to expectations, events in 2017 give us reason to be optimistic. There has been so much good news over the last couple of years culminating in the Paris Climate Agreement. Both 2015 and 2016 were good years for climate action. However, ...

Why Trump Will not Quit the Paris Agreement

05/16/2017 19:20:00 PM

Upholding the Paris Climate Agreement makes good political sense. Trump's calculus is unlikely to factor the urgency of reducing carbon pollution to avert a climate catastrophe but he may embrace the deal as a matter of self interest. Both the ...

Trump Represents a Serious Risk Factor for Corporate America

05/15/2017 14:49:00 PM

If you look below the surface Trump represents a serious risk to the interests of corporate America. Trump expected adulation from the corporate community for his deregulation efforts, however, they are increasingly seeing him as the harbinger ...

Event - Ecocity World Summit 2017

05/14/2017 22:19:00 PM

This event will take place on July 12 - 14, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. The ECOCITY World Summit addresses the way humanity builds its home — its cities, towns, and villages.The series focuses on key actions cities and citizens can take ...

Event - Impact Capitalism Summit Nantucket

05/14/2017 10:36:00 AM

The 9th annual Impact Capitalism Summit (ICS) will take place July 19-20 on Nantucket Island. Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Big Path Capital has announced the largest convening of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing ...

The Media has Learned How to Keep Trump from Escaping His Own Lies

05/12/2017 22:56:00 PM

Birds fly, fish swims and Trump lies. Not only does Trump lie, his whole team lies. His Press Secretary gets tied up in knots almost every time he is confronted by the press. Trump himself said that it is not always possible to tell the truth. ...

Senate Vote to Preserve Methane Rule May Signal Change

05/10/2017 15:04:00 PM

The Senate has voted down a resolution designed to roll back climate pollution standards emitted by the oil & gas industry on public and tribal lands. The rules prevent 180,000 tons of methane associated with drilling from escaping into the ...

Corporate America Rejects Trump's Climate Ignorance

05/09/2017 09:16:00 AM

Corporations are opposing Trump and standing for climate action in increasing numbers. Governments around the world are applying pressure in an attempt to get Trump to honor the Paris Climate Agreement. A little more surprising to some is the ...

Vive La France! French Electorate Rejects Climate Denial and Commits to Progressive Action

05/08/2017 11:05:00 AM

The world can breathe a sigh of relief as the country that hosted COP21 has recommitted itself to continue its climate leadership. On Sunday May 6th, three-quarters of French voters rejected the anti-globalization, anti-immigration, anti-climate ...

Event - Impact Diversity Event: Diversity Driving Revenue

05/07/2017 18:47:00 PM

This event will take place on May 16th, 2017 at Thomson Reuters, 3 Times Square (7th Avenue between 42nd & 43rd Streets) 30th Floor, Carnegie Room, New York NY New York City. Diversity Driving Revenue is designed for investors to explore how ...

Event - Innovate4Climate

05/07/2017 16:33:00 PM

The inaugural edition of Innovate4Climate will take place on May 22-25, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.  Innovate4Climate is destined to become the place where finance, markets, and technology meet to accelerate climate action. While climate change ...

Which Side is Your Business On?

05/06/2017 16:38:00 PM

In the age of the Anthropocene, there are two diametrically opposed ways of doing business. On one side there are businesses who prioritize short-term profits at the expense of everything else on the other there are responsible corporate citizens.In ...

If Trump Pulls out of the Climate Agreement Europe Could Impose a Carbon Tax on the US

05/03/2017 21:28:00 PM

"Europe Levels a Carbon Tax Against the US." This could be the headline if President Trump pulls out of the Paris Climate Agreement.  The latest word suggests that the Trump administration is thinking of exiting the historic deal. There are ...

Climate Protests Part of a Broad Coalition that Cannot be Ignored

05/02/2017 17:29:00 PM

On Saturday, April 29th people came together to demand action on climate change. This is one of a series of protests with a message for the Trump administration, Republican lawmakers and the business community.At the end of April large numbers ...

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council's 2017 Summit

04/30/2017 16:05:00 PM

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council's 2017 Summit (SPLC Summit 2017) will take place on Monday, May 8, 2017 - Wednesday, 10, 2017 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown,1550 Court Place, Denver, Colorado. The Summit brings together 400+ leading ...

Event - FSC General Assembly 2017

04/30/2017 11:57:00 AM

The Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) General Assembly 2017 will take place October 8 - 13, in Vancouver Canada. This event has taken place every three years Since 1996. The international membership of the FSC comes together at this event to ...

Trump's First 100 Days are a Climate and Environmental Nightmare (Videos)

04/29/2017 08:10:00 AM

Trump's first 100 days have been a dismal failure. Trump failed to deliver on almost every single one of his promises leading many to conclude that the self-proclaimed deal-maker can't seem to close. True to his word he is making progress on ...

Business Benefits from Science-Based Climate Action

04/28/2017 14:20:00 PM

Science is important to governments, the economy and business. Leading sustainability focused corporate efforts are engaging science-based efforts including emissions reduction targets.  Science is enhancing business and driving them to adopt ...

War on Science Makes Fossil Fuels a Climate Archvillain

04/27/2017 07:48:00 AM

In addition to their causal role in climate change the fossil fuel industry is guilty of promoting disinformation on a grand scale. Part of this propaganda effort involves attacking science. By waging war on science the fossil fuel industry ...

Scientists Take on Trump and GOP Climate Denial

04/26/2017 10:12:00 AM

The March for Science that took place in more than 425 cities on Earth Day spearheaded critical resistance to the irrationality of the Trump administration and the GOP. The goal of the march was to  advocate for "evidence-based policy-making, ...

Sham Hearings Make a Mockery out of Climate Science

04/25/2017 15:05:00 PM

Lamar Smith (R-Texas), is the Chair of House Science Committee and he has made some astounding claims about climate change that are clearly factually inaccurate. Smith is well known for harassing climate scientists and challenging government ...

Apple's Earth Day Leadership in 2017

04/24/2017 11:23:00 AM

Leading corporations are helping to show the way forward this Earth Day and no company has come further in recent years than Apple. They were slow off the mark but since Tim Cook took over as CEO in 2011 and hired former EPA administrator Lisa ...

Event - Renewable Energy UK

04/23/2017 22:43:00 PM

Renewable Energy UK will take place on May 6, 2017 in Cheltenham, UK. This discussion will highlight the latest methods to generate energy using solar panels. There will be unrivaled senior-level industry debate with an audience of more than ...

Event - EcoLinks 2017 Environmental Education Conference

04/23/2017 21:19:00 PM

EcoLinks 2017 Environmental Education Conference will take place on Friday May 5 to Saturday May 6, 2017, Niagara Region, Ontario. OSEE is hosting a suite of PD events to support educators with integrating environmental education into their ...

Earth Day 2017: We Have Met the Enemy and it is the U.S.

04/22/2017 22:23:00 PM

Earth Day is celebrated around the world but the election of the Trump administration and Republican lawmakers changes everything. Earth Day has been celebrated every April for almost half a century, during that time we have made considerable ...

Price Declines Driving Solar's Energy Leadership

04/19/2017 19:49:00 PM

The declining costs of harvesting energy from the sun mean that market forces will drive the ongoing growth of solar energy. As predicted by GMO at the beginning of 2016 market forces are driving the growth of renewable energy. By the end of ...

Event - CLIMATE MARCH (Peoples Climate Movement)

04/16/2017 22:36:00 PM

The Peoples Climate March will take place on April 29th, 2017 in Washington, D.C. and across the country. It takes place on the 100th Day of the Trump Administration and the goal is to stand up for our communities and our climate and to show ...

Event - SWR Annual Evening of Recognition Celebrating Sustainability

04/16/2017 14:11:00 PM

The Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) 8th Annual Evening of Recognition Celebrating Sustainability will take place Thursday, April 27th, 2017 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Maxwell's 35 University Avenue East, Waterloo, Ontario. SWR will release ...

Figueres on Mission 2020 and The Climate Turning Point Report (Videos)

04/15/2017 15:56:00 PM

As part of the 'Mission 2020' campaign, Christiana Figueres is working to advance climate action and safeguard the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Figueres is the former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework ...

PR Case Comparisons: The Good the Bad and the Tragically Funny

04/14/2017 21:27:00 PM

While United is stealing headlines for its appalling conduct, there are other corporations that have shown tremendous leadership in response to a public relations crisis. Some leaders have the good sense to respond quickly to get ahead of a ...

United Fails to Inculcate Sustainability into their Culture

04/12/2017 21:19:00 PM

The events aboard United Flight 3411 on April 9th is not just a PR crisis, it represents the company's failure to inculcate sustainability into their corporate culture. Dr. David Dao was bloodied by security agents as he was violently removed ...

Writing a Sustainability Focused Charter: Mission, Vision, and Values

04/11/2017 19:10:00 PM

A sustainability charter is an important precursor to executing a sustainability initiative or program. A charter often serves as an organization's constitution and its contents are commonly included in the Executive Summary of a business plan. ...

How to Combat Digital Media's Promulgation of Fake News

04/10/2017 12:04:00 PM

The web of lies spun on social media are challenging fact-based renditions of reality.  The resistance to the truth undermines science-based policy including environmental protections and climate action.  However, there are ways that we can ...

Event - California Energy Summit 2017

04/09/2017 19:46:00 PM

This event will take place on May 16 to 18, 2017 in Santa Monica, California, USA. The California energy market is at the center of a maelstrom of change that will have profound impacts on strategic directions and opportunities for utilities, ...

Event - International Student Energy Summit 2017

04/09/2017 15:17:00 PM

The Student Energy Summit (SES) will take place June 13-18, 2017 in Mérida, Mexico. SES is a global event that brings together the world’s brightest students to learn and discuss the current issues and trends in energy. The event is planned ...

Sustainability Leadership at BMW (Videos)

04/08/2017 21:23:00 PM

BMW is a leading force in sustainable mobility and modernity. They have show leadership in the electric vehicle space by investing in EVs. They have also produced industry leading results. The BMW iSeries is a technologically sophisticated luxury ...

What You Need to Know about Climate Change (Infographic)

04/06/2017 22:50:00 PM

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Business Leaders Advocate for Sustainability and Refute Trump

04/05/2017 20:06:00 PM

Sustainability is a megatrend that will outlast the current political dystopia. The Trump administration's opposition to sustainability is on the wrong side of history and forward looking business leaders know it.  Trump's agenda is being ...

The Courts Offer the Best Hope for Environmental and Climate Justice

04/03/2017 14:33:00 PM

The courts have defended environmental protections and advanced climate action. They have already played a pivotal role and they will play an even bigger role in the wake of the GOP and the Trump administration's environmental and climate assaults. ...

Event - Impact Capitalism Summit: Building An Economy That Works For All

04/02/2017 16:29:00 PM

The 8th annual Impact Capitalism Summit will take place on April 25 - 26 in Chicago Illinois. This is the largest convening of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return across asset classes. This event is brought to you by ...

Event - Sustainable Purchasing Summit

04/02/2017 10:47:00 AM

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council's 2017 Summit (SPLC Summit 2017) will take place on May 8 - 10, at the Sheraton Downtown 1550 Court Place, Denver Colorado. The Summit will bring together more than 400 leading procurement and ...

Trump Seeks to End Climate Action in America

03/29/2017 21:27:00 PM

On March 28th 2017, Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) that represents his most significant and far-reaching attack against climate action to date. His new EO is directed at the Environmental Protection Agency and to a lesser extent the ...

How to Fight the Trump Administration and Fake News

03/27/2017 11:32:00 AM

Here are 11 strategies to challenge Trump and his lies. Resistance to the ruling Republican administration is both appropriate and necessary. All who care about the environment, climate change or social justice are called to peacefully and lawfully ...

Event - VERGE Hawaii 2017 Accelerate Showcase

03/26/2017 13:11:00 PM

Have a solution in energy, transportation, agriculture, water or infrastructure resilience? The VERGE Accelerate Showcase is a fast-pitch competition on the main stage of VERGE Hawaii, giving selected finalists the opportunity to pitch to a ...

Event - Collision & Planet:tech (Accenture Strategy)

03/26/2017 07:48:00 AM

This event will take place in New Orleans on May 2-4, 2017. Collision is America’s fastest growing tech conference. This event was created by the team behind Web Summit. In two years, Collision has grown to over 20,000 attendees from more ...

Corporate Water Risk Assessment Tools (Videos)

03/25/2017 07:28:00 AM

Assessing water risks is the first step towards developing strategies and there are a number of tools that can help. This post explores the cost of water risks, it then explores some of these risks and concludes with a review of five assessment ...

Water Management: Industries Showing Leadership

03/23/2017 22:55:00 PM

The business case for aggressive water management is building. Increasing interest in water management is a function of the powerful combination of cost savings through risk mitigation, good ROI, and the advantage of being first to market in ...

Water and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

03/22/2017 22:55:00 PM

The importance of water cannot be overstated. It is vital to every aspect of our civilization from the survival of our ecosystems down to our own biological needs. It is intertwined with energy and agriculture, both of which are inextricably ...

Trump's Budget is a Declaration of War Against Environmental Protections, Climate Action and Scientific Research

03/20/2017 08:40:00 AM

Donald Trump has released his first official budget proposal and it affords a window into his administration's determination to eradicate environmental protections, climate action, and scientific research. The proposed cuts are both a public ...

Event - Innovating Alberta's Energy Future: Energy Futures Lab Showcase

03/19/2017 18:43:00 PM

Innovating Alberta's Energy Future: Energy Futures Lab Showcase will take place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Jack Singer Hall, in Calgary, Alberta. Innovating Alberta’s Energy Future Showcase event will feature leaders ...

Event - Environmental Leader 2017 Conference

03/19/2017 11:34:00 AM

The Environmental Leader Conference 2017, featuring the Energy Manager Summit, will take place on June 5-7, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center in Denver, Colorado. It will take a look at what the next four years look like for the business ...

Event - WSBE17 Hong Kong

03/19/2017 05:49:00 AM

The World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 (WSBE17) will take place on June 5-7, 2017 at the at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). This is the preeminent global conference on sustainable building and construction. ...

Irish Parliament Votes to Fully Divest from Fossil Fuels

03/18/2017 07:02:00 AM

Ireland leads the world in its effort to become the first nation on Earth that completely stops funding fossil fuels. A divestment bill recently passed by a vote of 90 to 53 in the Irish Parliament. It will end public funding of fossil fuels ...

Ireland Illustrates the Benefits of Going Green

03/17/2017 07:44:00 AM

In Ireland, green has many meanings. It can be seen as the color of their national symbol, a way of describing the government's environmentally responsible initiatives and the economic benefits the nation gleans from sustainability. Ireland's ...

Sustainability Leadership: 500 Companies, 50 Drivers, 5 Reasons and 5 CEOs

03/16/2017 10:52:00 AM

Sustainability is a mainstream phenomenon that has become an imperative. Driven by a powerful logic it has taken root in the US and around the world. Many CEOs and businesses in the United States are already fully engaged. The business case ...

Trump Orders an End to Vehicle Emissions Standards

03/15/2017 17:09:00 PM

With an order to end car emissions standards, Trump has removed another pillar of US environmental protections. It is hard to keep up with the Trump administration's steady stream of climate assaults. On March 15 in Detroit, Trump announced ...

Sustainability is an Economic Boon

03/14/2017 08:40:00 AM

If you believe the rhetoric coming out of the Trump administration you may be inclined to think that environmental regulations that compel corporations to invest in sustainability are undermining economic prosperity, however the facts show just ...

Event - Financing the 21st Century (GLOBE Capital)

03/12/2017 20:31:00 PM

This event will take place April 4 - 5, 2017 in Toronto, Canada at the Four Seasons Hotel. Financial markets and policy decision-makers will come together to make better-informed decisions and pursue better returns for risk profiles. Leaders ...

Event - Sustainability Across Disciplines Conference

03/12/2017 13:54:00 PM

This interdisciplinary conference will take place March 16 - 17, 2017, 9:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Concordia University, Room GN M-100 and MB 6th & 2nd floor, Grey Nuns Building (Main Entrance 1190 Guy St.; Class Entrance 1175 St-Mathieu St.), ...

Event - EMA Impact Summit 2017

03/12/2017 00:34:00 AM

This event will take place in Los Angeles, California or March 23 and 24, 2017. This Summit includes keynotes, panels and the EMA Future Innovator of The Year Challenge. Storytellers, Investors, Innovators, Activists and Visionary Executives ...

The Importance of Fact Based News to Combat Trump's Lies

03/10/2017 09:04:00 AM

Love and truth are the best weapons we have to resist Trump. This is about love for America's democracy and exposing the dark truth of this administration's efforts to destroy it. It is the exclusion of vast swaths of people that give tyrants ...

20 Inspiring Posts to Celebrate Women's Day

03/08/2017 21:13:00 PM

Impediments to Women in the Workforce Inhibit Environmental ActionDecreasing barriers to women in the workplace can shift the balance of power and help us to move forward on a host of sustainability issues. Women’s Day was celebrated on ...

Emails Reveal Pruitt's Anti-Regulation Industry Advocacy

03/08/2017 07:26:00 AM

As revealed by thousands of emails Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is an enemy of the planet and a friend of the fossil fuel industry. Pruitt was forced to release his emails by a court order just days before ...

Shareholders Calling for Sustainability at Kraft Heinz Co

03/07/2017 05:59:00 AM

Kraft Heinz shareholders have drawn up a few sustainability motions ahead of a forthcoming shareholders meeting. Kraft Heinz is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the ...

Event - International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy

03/05/2017 11:34:00 AM

The International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy (ICERE) will take place on May 2 - 4, 2017 in Venice Italy at the Best Western Hotel Bologna. This is the fourth ICERE event and it follows the success of ICERE 2016 in Munich, ...

Events - Sustainability Summit 2017 (Video)

03/04/2017 20:36:00 PM

The Sustainability Summit 2017 will take place on March 23 and 24 at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, UK.This Economist Event will address what COP21 and the push for greater environmental sustainability means for business. It will ...

The Trump Administration Begins Shutting Down Press Access

03/03/2017 08:53:00 AM

Trump's White House has barred a number of media outlets for fact based reporting and this constitutes one of the most serious assaults against democracy from an American administration in modern history. This is an extension of the exclusion ...

Trump Addresses Congress and Offers More Environmental Doublespeak

03/02/2017 07:54:00 AM

If one did not know better, Trump's first address to the joint session of Congress could almost offer a glimmer of hope. However, his pledge to work with both parties to "promote clean air and clean water" is the same old doublespeak. This is ...

A Less Environmentally Harmful Mardi Gras

03/01/2017 05:33:00 AM

Mardi Gras party celebrations are an environmental nightmare but steps have been taken in recent years to make the event less environmentally destructive. Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, in English, (aka Shrove Tuesday) is the day before Ash Wednesday, ...

Pruitt to Decimate Environmental Protections and Climate Action

02/28/2017 05:22:00 AM

Scott Pruitt was picked by Trump to eviscerate the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and eradicate climate action and other environmental regulations. The fact the Pruitt and all of Trump's cabinet were picked to dismantle the departments ...

Event - Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

02/26/2017 14:02:00 PM

This event will take place 20 – 23 March 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue follows IRENA’s November workshop that discussed key energy challenges, current energy status, and frameworks for promoting renewable energy ...

Bannon: Why Environmentalists are not the Only Ones who Should be Terrified (Videos)

02/25/2017 15:29:00 PM

Donald Trump may not be very bright and some have even questioned his sanity, however, the real madman behind this administration's crazy conspiratorial agenda is his chief strategy advisor Stephen Bannon. At the recent Conservative Political ...

Business Action on Climate Change

02/24/2017 07:53:00 AM

There are hundreds of companies that have committed themselves to achieving ambitious sustainability goals. Here are five corporate leaders who stand apart. Together these five companies represent $1,062,338,000,000 in revenue, which if they ...

Progressive Climate Action Will Win in the End But it may Come Too Late

02/22/2017 07:06:00 AM

With enough distance we can see that the political philosophy of the alt-right movement is a reaction to the inexorable movement towards progressive leadership including climate action. In the arc of history the alt-right's climate denial is ...

Republicans Pushing a Carbon Tax

02/21/2017 07:12:00 AM

A group of prominent Republics with decades of experience in government has urged the Trump administration engage climate change. This group includes former cabinet Secretaries James Baker, George Shultz and Hank Paulson. The latter is one of ...

Sustainability is not Impervious to Trump

02/20/2017 15:45:00 PM

Trump will not be able to stop sustainability or arrest the production of renewable energy, he may not even kill the Paris Climate agreement. There are clear market incentives that will continue to drive the green economy forward.  Optimism ...

Event - March for Science: Science Not Silence

02/19/2017 16:18:00 PM

The March for Science will take place on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22 in Washington, D.C. There will also be satellite marches on the same day in cities across the U.S., Canada and around the world. This march will include scientists but it ...

Why Trump Hates Traditional Journalism and Loves Digital Media (Videos)

02/18/2017 22:59:00 PM

Trump despises traditional media for exposing his lies and he loves digital media because it can be spun to support his false narrative. The post factual reality, fake news and alternate facts being spun by the Trump administration reads like ...

Liberals Give Canada's Oceans More Protections

02/16/2017 07:26:00 AM

On February 15, 2017, the Government of Canada announced a partnership with the Province of B.C. and coastal First Nations to protect coastal ecosystems and the communities that depend upon them. This follows a November 7, 2016, announcement ...

Aussies Feeling the Heat of Global Warming

02/15/2017 08:32:00 AM

Australia continues its warming trend and scientists know that this is due to anthropogenic climate change. Even though carbon emissions were flat for the third straight year, 2016 was still the hottest year on record. Sixteen of the 17 hottest ...

Resist Trump: Why Boycotts and Business Leadership Matters More than Ever

02/14/2017 07:32:00 AM

The business community is joining citizens in rising up and taking on Donald Trump and the GOP. Rather than being cowed by this new government, the voices of dissent are increasing. With growing boycotts of Trump-related products, people are ...

50 Sustainability Drivers for 2017

02/13/2017 08:07:00 AM

This will be a challenging year for sustainability but there are reasons for optimism. Sustainability will not be killed by the new American administration and this post contains fifty compelling reasons why it is unstoppable. Despite some ...

Event - Sustainable Brands 2017 Detroit

02/12/2017 17:00:00 PM

SB'17 will take place on May 22-25, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan at the Cobo Convention Center, conveniently located in downtown Detroit's dynamic civic center and overlooking the Detroit River, with views of neighboring Windsor, Canada.Learn from ...

Event - Indonesia Renewable Power Summit 2017: Partnering Investment, Technology and the FIT for Capacity Growth

02/12/2017 07:42:00 AM

This summit will take place on February 27, 2017 - 01 March 1, 2017 at the Jakarta Le Meridien, Jakarta, Indonesia.  This renewable power event will focus on opportunities and ongoing developments in renewable power projects, infrastructure, ...

The Ads at Super Bowl LI Offer A Counter Narratives to Trump's Dystopia (Videos)

02/11/2017 07:51:00 AM

The Super Bowl ads show what businesses can do to oppose the dark narrative coming from Washington Republicans. This is the world's most watched sporting event and with over 100 million viewers it is the highest profile advertising platform ...

The NoDAPL Protest's Last Stand

02/09/2017 07:40:00 AM

As the Dakota Access Pipeline is about to resume construction protesters have taken to the streets in 55 cities and 26 states across America. These protests are in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announcement that they will forego ...

People's Climate Movement Overview and Strategy

02/08/2017 09:08:00 AM

On Monday, February 6th the People's Climate Movement held a conference call in support of the 100 Day Mobilization event that is planned for April 29th. There were more than 1000 people that participated. During the hour-long teleconference, ...

Protests are a Necessary and Appropriate Response to the Trump Administration

02/07/2017 09:09:00 AM

Donald Trump has augured protest unlike any that have gone before it. The level size and scope of these protests are unprecedented. They started while Trump was on the campaign trail and persist to this day. We have seen a massive protest on ...

Republicans Trying to Kill the EPA Quickly

02/06/2017 09:17:00 AM

Trump drew first blood with an Executive Order that enfeebled some of the EPA's activities, now Republicans are going in for the kill. They recently proposed a bill that seeks to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Known as H.R.861, ...

Event - Solar Middle East

02/05/2017 14:05:00 PM

Solar Middle East will take place February 14, 2017 - February 16, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). This event is the Middle East's leading solar trade event and the most comprehensive gathering of solar ...

Event - EcoCareer Conference 2017: Building Pathways to Sustainable Careers Virtual

02/05/2017 10:01:00 AM

The EcoCareer Conference is a live, 2-day interactive webinar series will take place online on Wednesday, February 22nd from 10 - 5:30 PM ET and Thursday, February 23rd - Workshop Day from 12 - 3 PM ET. This virtual conference is for students, ...

What Romanians can Teach Us About Combating Corruption

02/04/2017 11:43:00 AM

The way Romanians are tenaciously defending their democracy by standing against corruption is a model for the world. The nation's hard-won anti-corruption gains are now under threat due to a government issued decree. As January drew to a close, ...

Republicans to Sell Off Public Lands and Strip Powers from Federal Agencies

02/03/2017 08:02:00 AM

The Republican-controlled Congress is moving to sell off public parks and take away the law enforcement capabilities of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the US Forest Service. On Tuesday, January 31 US representative Jason Chaffetz of ...

The GOP Starts Gutting Environmental Protections and Transparency

02/02/2017 12:48:00 PM

Republicans in Congress have removed obstacles preventing the coal industry from polluting streams. Thanks to the GOP initiative, the coal industry will soon be allowed to resume dumping its debris, including coal ash, into these waterways.  ...

Camps Raided as Trump Moves Forward with DAPL

02/02/2017 07:32:00 AM

On Wednesday, February 1, police moved in and raided the Last Child camp, the remnants of the Standing Rock camp. In a scene reminiscent of the American Indian Wars, they destroyed the camp and burned tipis. This move comes on the heels of Trump's ...

The Importance and the Power of Protest: Why We Must Stand Up to Trump

01/31/2017 09:47:00 AM

The need for protests challenging the Trump administration's destructive actions and their deceptive narrative have become even more glaringly apparent in the wake of the tragic murder of peaceful Muslims in a Quebec city mosque. Look at the ...

Event - Energy Storage 2017 Conference

01/29/2017 21:44:00 PM

This event will take place starting on February 7 - 9, 2017 in Paris, France. This conference will bring together key industry stakeholders to address the current challenges of the energy storage market and discuss the latest developments. Energy ...

Event - Training Programme to Support Renewable Energy Deployment in Asia-Pacific Island Nations

01/29/2017 17:45:00 PM

This event will take place on February 6 –- 10 February, 2017 in Kobe, Japan. This is a followup to the first "Training Programme to Support Renewable Energy Deployment in Asia-Pacific Island Nations" that took place in February 2016. This ...