Linking arms to create sustainable supply chains

Get the latest insight, announcements and events from CDP’s blog Linking arms to create sustainable supply chains Posted on April 1, 2015 by Lance Pierce Every year we delay addressing climate change could cost the economy US$150 billion, say the White House. Yet major US-based supply chains trail the rest …

SAMOA: On eve of major conference, UN chief spurs green investment in small islands

31 August 2014 – Encouraging partnerships between the private sector and small developing island nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday urged corporate leaders to invest in renewable energy and make historic strides in sustainability. “Oceans isolate small islands – but when they are managed well they become a constant source of wealth,” …

Power Forward 2.0: How American Companies Are Setting Clean Energy Targets and Capturing Greater Business Value

Report from Ceres, WWF, Calvert Investments and David Gardiner and Associates, 2014   Clean energy has entered the mainstream at the world’s largest corporations. In this report, the second in the Power Forward series, we expand upon the analysis of clean energy and climate targets from the U.S. Fortune 100 …

Walden Asset Management eValues, Summer 2014: TIPPING POINTS

In This Issue: Tipping Points Shareholder Rights under Attack Partnerships at Work: BICEP Research & Engagement in Action Walden’s 2014 Shareholder Resolutions Estate Planners Eye State Requirements Cutting Edge Companies: Cyberonics  Download PDF version TIPPING POINTS Mad Men watchers surely flinched the first time the show’s protagonist, ad executive Don …

Announcing Science in Society #61 – Spring 2014 Reclaiming Science for the Public Good

When scientists produced a report warning that the current level of climate change, the Bush administration did not simply ignore their findings. Instead, they changed the report to make it appear that the scientists’ carbon emissions ([1] Scientific Integrity in Washington, SiS 49, [2]). That was not just a bit of political spin; …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Nature can, selectively, buffer human-caused global warming, say scientists Posted: 02 Feb 2014 08:10 AM PST Can naturally occurring processes selectively buffer the full brunt of global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions resulting from human activities? Yes, says a group of researchers in …

Guardian ‘names and shames’ the 90 evildoing orgs creating 63% of climate change

Click on the Interactive Graphic for names, percents and amounts of contribution Paul Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of man-made global warming emissions Chevron, Exxon and bp among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show • Interactive – which fossil fuel companies are most responsible? …

Bloomberg’s Hidden Legacy: Climate Change and the Future of New York City

Bloomberg’s Hidden Legacy: Climate Change and the Future of New York City New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his city the world leader in the fight to defend against climate change and reduce carbon emissions. This book, just released, tells the story. It is being published as a multi-media e-book …

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support by FishOutofWater for Climate Change SOS http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/11/13/1255440/-Stanford-Poll-Finds-National-Mandate-for-Greenhouse-Gas-Cuts-with-Strong-Red-State-Support?detail=email   An overwhelming majority of Americans want the government to take action to cut greenhouse gas emissions because they believe climate change is a real and present danger. It doesn’t matter, red …

U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Down 11 Percent Since 2007

Emily E. Adams www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights41 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight October 2, 2013 Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels in the United States peaked at more than 1.6 billion tons of carbon in 2007. Since then they have fallen 11 percent, dropping to over 1.4 billion tons in 2013, according …