What is the role of big corporations in climate change? They want you to see them as advocates and allies but at what risk? In Slate. Zachary Karabell wrote: “Capitalism—in the form of multinational corporations—is doing more than many governments and multilateral institutions to stem the progression of climate change. They are doing so because […]
Market dynamics and geology, not the alleged war on coal, have led to declines in Appalachian coal production.
The need to preserve the ecosystems on which human prosperity depend is well accepted by the environmental community, but is still not clear to corporate CEOs, national leaders, and the public at large, writes Luc Bas.
The University of Glasgow has become the first university in Europe to commit to divesting from the fossil fuel industry, campaigners have said.
The question of how extreme weather events might be linked to climate change is a key one. It’s particularly important because in many regions, extreme weather like heatwaves, floods and droughts cause more damage than other, more predictable consequences of climate change, such as sea-level rise.
How can urbanites help fight rural environmental issues?
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon can be caused by large-scale farming yet Brazil has refused to sign up to a pact setting a deadline for ending deforestation entirely by 2030. The US, Canada and European Union nations were among 30 states that agreed to halve forest loss by 2020 and work towards a 2030 goal. […]
NEW DELHI: Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in New Delhi on Saturday, calling on the Indian government and world leaders to take urgent steps against climate change at a high-stakes UN summit next week