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As Big Business Faces Climate Obligations, Microsoft Jumps in With $1B...

Big business is increasingly pointing the finger of blame back at itself regarding global warming -- banks are cutting loans to coal...

U.S. Renewable Energy Investment Surges to Record as Investors Shrug Off...

U.S. investors don’t appear to share President Donald Trump’s doubts about renewable energy and climate change, pouring a record amount of cash...

Setting Stage for Davos, World Leaders Say Failing to Act on...

Setting the tone for the World Economic Forum next week in Davos, world leaders are citing failure to act on climate change...

BlackRock, Shamed for Climate Change Role, Vows to Put Sustainability at...

The world’s largest asset manager seems to have gotten the message. BlackRock, criticized by Al Gore and other environmentalists...

“Shock” to Citizens May Be Needed as Climate Change Fight Fails,...

Would you convert to a plant-based diet to stop climate change? Have one fewer child?Sadly, while personal sacrifices are commendable, they haven’t...

Facing Criticism, BlackRock Joins Climate Action Initiative and Brings Group’s Assets...

BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, joined the Climate Action 100+ initiative after mounting criticism in recent months about its dedication...

Second-Hottest Year on Record Highlights Dithering Government Action, Opportunities for Startups

If raging wildfires in Australia and the melting of Greenland’s ice sheet aren’t enough to convince doubting governments that climate change is...

JetBlue Vows To Become First U.S. Airline to Offset All Carbon...

JetBlue Airways Corp. plans to offset all carbon emissions from domestic flights starting in July, seeking to become the first major U.S....

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the New Year

Key Takeaway: Several startups that launched in the last year are using technology to make it simpler...

Bank of America Puts $500 Billion Price Tag on Controversies Related...

It’s getting expensive for companies to ignore issues like climate change and sexual harassment. Environmental, social and governance controversies...

U.S. Military Ordered to Prepare for Effects of Climate Change As...

While the establishment of the U.S. Space Force stole the spotlight, the new $738 million defense spending bill signed by President Trump...

U.K. Banks, Insurers to Face Stress Tests on How They Would...

U.K. banks and insurers will have to show how they plan to respond to the harmful effects of climate change under new...

Germany’s First Green Bonds Seen Spurring Spending in Debt-Averse Nation

Germany’s bonds are going green. The debt-averse country will issue its first green bonds -- debt that finances environmental...

Harvard Professor’s Plan to Suck CO2 From the Air Gaining Steam...

A long-derided idea -- find a way to affordably suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and fight climate change -- is...

Palm Oil Faces Uphill Battle on Sustainability as Orangutans Fall Victim...

The palm oil industry has a sustainability problem which can be summed up in one word: orangutans. Production of...

Madrid Climate Talks End With Whimper, as Countries Negotiate Non-Binding Statement

This year’s United Nations climate talks ended with a weak statement calling for greater efforts to tackle greenhouse emissions, a result that...

Madrid Climate Talks Highlight U.S. Divisions, Where States Take Lead While...

U.S. differences in efforts to combat greenhouse gasses were on display at a global climate gathering in Madrid, highlighting difficulties in reaching...

Brazil Becoming Toxic For Investors as Policies, Amazon Fires Raise Risks

Fires that raged in the Amazonian rainforest this year are doing more than destroying habitats and melting glaciers: they’re causing investors and...

As Coal Use Declines, Increases in Global Emissions Rate Slows, Study...

Carbon dioxide emissions around the world are rising less than last year, thanks to the developed world’s shift away from coal and...

Amazon Fires Aren’t Just Adding Greenhouse Gas Emissions, They’re Shrinking Glaciers...

The fires that spread across the Amazon this year are claiming another victim beyond the millions of acres they burned: Andean glaciers,...

Risk Management Takes New Sense of Urgency as Climate-Driven Disasters Boost...

The number of natural disasters has been increasing for decades, but lately, driven by climate change, managing that risk has become a...

U.S. Government Watchdog Calls on EPA to Protect America’s Most Polluted...

While the private sector is mobilizing to invest more in recycling and in updating the waste management system in the U.S., it’s...

Climate Inaction Means Children Born Today Will Face Severe Health Risks,...

There’s no question that global warming is already affecting global health. As natural disasters displace millions of people, higher average temperatures encourage...

Google Looks For Social Impact, Climate Change Startups With Accelerator Launch

Google, the company with a founding principal of “don’t be evil,” is seeking startups in Europe and Africa focused on climate change...

Boiling Frogs and Smokestack Emissions: EU Experts Warn Corporations to Report...

When climate experts start with the boiling frog comparisons, the news isn’t going to be good. Such was the...

Dire Warning: Investments Ignoring Changing Climate Can “Go to Zero Quickly,”...

Climate change is a risk not only to the planet -- it also threatens to blow up portfolios. That’s...

Former Exxon CEO Tillerson Denies Charges the Company Lied to Investors...

Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil’s former CEO and a one-time U.S. secretary of state, told a New York City courtroom that his former...

Exxon Former Scientists Tell Congress Company Ignored Climate-Change Evidence as N.Y....

As ExxonMobil Corp.’s trial for misleading investors about climate-change risks unfolds in New York, two former scientists in Washington D.C. told a...

Norway’s Dilemma: How Does This Green Nation Wean Itself From its...

Key Takeaway: Pristine, green and progressive, Norway keeps its air clean thanks...

Green Investing’s Moment? Demand Surges for Clean Energy Ventures’ Fund

Green investments, at times shunned and misunderstood by mainstream investors, may be having their moment in the sun.  In...
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