Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

Climate change science for nonscientists

Last week I attended the Climate Leadership Conference convened by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and three climate change centric Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Among the many benefits of …

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Death, taxes … and climate change?

With a bounty of shale gas underground, coal in the mountain tops and an economy needing a boost, tax and climate change policy are likely to be closely linked going forward. As always, there will not be a single solution…

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Listening, learning, and engaging

Listening, learning, and engaging are important acts of corporate evolution—a fact that’s especially true on the environmental front, where issues are complex, interconnected and countless. In developing our renewed environmental commitment we paid careful attention to comments received here on…

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How would you respond to these environmental questions?

Environmental Forum readers, you may have seen our Sept. 13 announcement about being included in Carbon Disclosure Projects’s (CDP) Carbon Performance Leadership Index. The index recognizes companies for excellence in carbon disclosure reporting as well as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…

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Socially responsible investing & market risk

One of America’s greatest strengths is its ability to balance populist ideals with capitalism—this is why America has always been a beacon of opportunity for people all over the world. Coming from the depths of a financial crisis into an…

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When koalas and carbon collide

I know that Mother Nature will keep on pushing us, relentlessly, until we listen. —Deborah Tabart OAM What do koalas and carbon have in common? They both love trees. Koalas love trees because they, especially the delicious (to them)…

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Health implications of climate change

What compels you to take action to address climate change? Economic opportunity? Water issues? What about risks to your health? Through our National Environmental Grants (PDF), we are proud to support the growing body of research that supports climate change…

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(Y)Our GHGs

When you think about sources of human-related greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), what are some of the first things that come to mind? Naturally, you’d say trucks, planes, and cars (Lions, and tigers, and bears! Oh my!) — and yes, those…

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Have we heard the call?

There can be no environmental blog without at least one post on the Gulf oil spill. This op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor points to several other environmental disasters, both sudden and incremental, such as Love Canal, DDT, and, of…

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Earth Hour 2010

Have you heard about Earth Hour? It’s an inclusive event that lets people and businesses from around the world show support for global action on climate change. Participating is simple: All you have to do is turn off your non-essential…

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