Attentive readers — all of you, I’m certain — will note that over the past few months we’ve been ramping up our coverage of the financial side of corporate sustainability — things such as environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and reporting under the guidelines of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
The world.edu network focuses on education, science, innovation and the environment.
Here you can submit and vote on the best content from the world’s leading organisations and websites.
Greenhouse gas emissions surged in the United States last year, according to a report last week, a disturbing data point during a disconcerting moment in time.
Metaphors are potent tools in political communication, and climate discourse in particular. Grappling with a constant state of information overload, we rely on these cognitive shortcuts to guide all manner of decision making, including who to vote for and which policies to support.
Have you ever seen one of those big yellow cards on refrigerators, washing machines and other new appliances? These government-mandated notices indicate about how much energy the average U.S. consumer will save by replacing their older model at home with one of these shiny new things.
In India’s burgeoning urban areas, residents are rallying against the widespread destruction of trees to make way for development.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a colossal infrastructure plan that could transform the economies of nations around the world.
Climate change will hammer the U.S. economy unless there’s swift action to rein in greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels, according to the latest National Climate Assessment report.
As the threat that climate change poses to civilization becomes clearer, more voices across the political spectrum call for governmental action to slow average global temperature increases and adapt to the impact on natural and human-made infrastructure.
Japan plans to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to resume commercial hunting, media reports say.
The 2018 global climate negotiations are behind us, a successful if not grueling ordeal aimed at finding consensus among nearly 200 countries on how to solve climate change.