Climate Change

Chinese Solar Company Makes Big Commitments to Fight Climate Change

Yingli Green Energy has become the first Chinese company and the first photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer to join Climate Savers, a program created by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to encourage corporations to make major contributions to addressing climate change.

In Second Inaugural, a Bold Stance on Climate Change, but Tactics Still Uncertain

President Obama outlined a proactive stance on climate change during his second inaugural address.

Up in Smoke: The Tobacco Industry Is Getting Burned by Taxes and Ethical Investors

Cigarettes are a multi-billion-dollar business that kills people and the planet. Lawmakers and socially responsible investors are taking a stand

2012: My Year of Learning, Talking and Writing About Sustainability

What I learned, who I talked to and why we need to rethink the idea of a "quantum leap" to get to a sustainable future

C4C at COP18: The Role of Business in the Global Climate Fight

The signatories of Caring for Climate, the UN climate action platform for business, met in Doha. Now the real work begins

World Not Ready to Transition to Renewable Energy Systems, Says New Report

The world is still a long way away from being able to meet its energy needs sustainably, says a new report released this week at the COP 18 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar.

Thousands Descend on Doha for Global Climate Conference

The UN Climate Change Conference kicked off today at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar. Informally dubbed COP18/CMP8, the conference will last two weeks and attempt to assess progress in climate-change policy while creating a platform for the parties involved to adopt resolutions.

Experts Will Meet to Discuss Affects of Climate Change in the Arctic

In less than three weeks, leading Arctic scientists, researchers, NGOs, and policy makers will convene at ArcticNet's 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2012) to discuss how climate change is affecting the Canadian arctic.

Unprecedented Carbon Reductions Needed to Prevent Catastrophe, Reports PwC

At least six degrees Celsius of global warming could be possible by century's end if current rates of growth in fossil fuel emissions remain stable, according to a new analysis from PwC, one of the "Big Four" accounting firms.

Food For Thought: Eating Our Way to Sustainability

Sustainability starts on the plate as more experts advocate vegetarianism to slow climate change.


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