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Democrats’ Plans to Fight Climate Change: Too Ambitious?

Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s and House Democrats’ climate crisis plans aim high —  and very wideThe plans call for $6.7 trillion in...

Nuclear Power Emerges As Divisive Topic at IEA Energy Summit

Nuclear power emerged as a controversial issue for attendees at a global clean energy summit held by the International Energy Agency. Environmentalists have...

One Planet With 195 Ways to Go Green

Any meaningful environmental impact risks being diluted if European countries are the only ones embracing the idea of a green recovery. The...

French Citizens’ Assembly Wins $16.9 Billion Pledge to Fight Climate Change

French President Macron pledges $16.9 billion to fight climate change, accepts recommendations of citizens’ assembly. Win by climate change activists signals money...

IEA Outlines $3 Trillion Plan for a Sustainable Energy Future

The International Energy Agency unveiled a pandemic recovery plan to stimulate the economy, create jobs and a sustainable energy sector. The plan...

Automakers Lagging on Plans to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Major automakers are behind schedule in meeting goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. Norway provides incentives to its citizens so they can...

Regenerative Farming May Not Effectively Fight Climate Change

Regenerative farming’s impact on climate change is limited, the World Resources Institute says.Investors have bet at least $47.5 billion on regenerative agriculture,...

Prince Charles, WEF Call For a Green Recovery from the Pandemic

The Prince of Wales called for a pivot to a sustainable global economy that's more resistant to future pandemics at an online...

COP26 Delay Gives Banks Time to Align With Climate Agenda, Advocates...

Some environmental advocates say the postponement of the COP26 meeting due to the pandemic may give financial institutions time to come up...

Green Old Party? GOP, With Election Nearing, Takes On Climate Change

Growing number of conservatives, especially millennials, joining a concerted effort to battle climate change  Climate-change-fighting conservatives plan to support investment in renewable energy...

Twin Catastrophes — COVID-19 & Climate Change — Highlight Need for...

COVID-19 recovery requires a mindset akin to fighting climate change -- shifting away from short-term results to focusing on sustainability and long-term...

Chile Keeps Climate Change at the Forefront During Pandemic as It...

Amid fears that the coronavirus crisis will set back climate-change goals, Chile raises targets and says carbon emissions will peak by 2025. The...

Activists Fear That Canceled COP26 May Set Back Climate Efforts

The postponement of the biggest climate conference in the world because of COVID-19 led activists to warn that the world can’t afford...

Progressive Ann Arbor Doubles Down on Climate Action Amid Pandemic

On March 30, the city unveiled a $1 billion plan to become carbon neutral in 10 years even as schools and businesses...

Bidets May No Longer Remain Curiosity in U.S., Thanks to Virus-Fueled...

Hoarding of toilet paper in the U.S. has led to local shortages and sparked demand for bidets.The bathroom appliances are no longer...

It’s Not Just the Cup: Green Coffee Effort Focused on Production,...

Almost all of coffee’s environmental impact comes from bean production, not disposable cups and other packaging, expert saysCoffee industry is seeking to...

Federal Government Quietly Prepares For Warmer Future, Despite White House Climate...

Mention of man-made climate change is being erased from press releases and reports while agencies continue to research and prepare for a...

Japan’s GPIF, World’s Largest Pension Fund, Joins U.S., U.K. Funds to...

Pension funds representing about $2 trillion in assets under management are committing to sustainability investingThe move brings some of the world’s largest...

Roiling Markets Test Strength of Investors’ Sustainability Commitment

Market gyrations testing investors’ commitment to ESG investingA stock-market rout may be the first critical test for sustainability investors and funds, many...

Elliott, Other Activists Take Page From Big Banks, Demand Target Firms...

Activist investors are now demanding that companies they hold shares in commit to sustainability.More than 90% of millennial investors aim to customize...

Is Big Oil Right? Exxon Says Plastic Packaging More Sustainable Than...

While plastic has serious environmental downsides, green alternatives may be worse in some cases.Biodegradable plastics market may reach $6.73 billion in five...

Electric Vehicles Are Bright Spot as Global Automakers Face Dismal Outlook

Electric car production is growing as overall automobile output slips.Vehicle sales are projected to drop in all major markets this year except...

Climate Change May Fuel the No.1 Cause of Infant Deaths in...

The No. 1 cause of infant death in the U.S. — preterm births — may be rising because of the worsening climate...

Peak Beef? Beef Output May Be Topping Out, to the Benefit...

Beef production might be approaching its peak, and that’s good news for the environment and climate change. The 10-year...

Salvos of Climate Tweets Sent by Bots May Shape Public Opinion,...

Automated bots generated one-quarter of all tweets about climate change, possibly creating the impression that skepticism about the crisis is more common...

ESG Investors May Be Surprised by Tech Giants Hulking in Their...

Investors who want their money to go to companies committed to environmental, social or governance principles may be surprised to find tech...

Living by the River: How The Clash’s Doomsday Anthem ‘London Calling’...

Ice age, meltdown, flooding. When the world’s most famous punk band rocked out on the Thames on a wet December night in...

Britain Accelerates Fossil-Fuel Car Ban As Upcoming Climate Summit Focuses Attention...

The U.K., planning to host a global climate summit in November, said it is banning the sale of new fossil fuel–burning cars...

Big Companies Buying Clean Power at Record Pace; Google Biggest Buyer...

Corporations bought more clean-energy than ever, boosted by tech heavyweights Google, Facebook and Amazon as they are pushed to reform their energy...

Miner Threats: Industry Not Addressing Global Warming, While Flooding, Drought Risks...

The world’s mining industry is doing little to curb greenhouse gases and combat global warming, raising the possibility of a backlash from...
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