More often than not, the conversation about climate action is focused on decarbonization — on investing in and deploying the emission-reducing technologies needed to keep us under 2 degrees Celsius of global warming — a.k.a., averting catastrophe.
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From the set of investors in Pachama’s $4.1 million seed round, which closed earlier this year, you wouldn’t think it’s a company that specializes in analyzing forests.
Two and a half years. That is how long the Antonin Scalia Professorship of Law has gone unfilled at Harvard Law School, even as the administration announced this month that the first batch of the late Supreme Court justice’s papers were available to the public.
The Environmental Defense Fund says there’s been a marked increase in the number of leaders who believe that stakeholders will hold them accountable for their companies’ environmental impact.
It is always difficult to encapsulate a 12-month period, let alone the 365 turbocharged 24-hour news cycles that seem to have become the new normal.
Last week was a downer for global climate policy.
Traditional recycling is the greatest example of modern-day greenwashing.
A major wildfire spread through Colorado, and I spent long hours locating shelters, identifying evacuation routes and piecing together satellite imagery.
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On Nov. 4, the Trump administration formally notified the United Nations that it planned to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, which 196 countries adopted in 2015.