CURATED CLIMATE NEWS

Delegates Attending the Global Climate Action Summit

Summit Attracts Delegates from Six Continents SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2018—Today leaders from business, government and civil society around the world announced they will be delegates to the Global Climate Action Summit, which is to be convened this September in San...

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THE COUNTRY MOST VULNERABLE TO CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHTS BACK

Ozy August 16, 2018 The study shows its safety level on a scale of 10 is a mere 0.11 — twice as bad as the next most vulnerable nation, low-lying Bangladesh, at 0.25. (Norway is least vulnerable, with a score of 9.96.) Indeed, Chad’s challenges are immense. Almost 87...

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As the climate changes, how will humans?

Financial Times August 16, 2018 It has, by all accounts, been an unusual summer. Not just the politics of it, nor the fact that the world order has been lurching from crisis to crisis. Even a few warm weeks is enough to show the subtle ways that personality,...

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What Does Sustainable Growth Really Mean?

Forbes August 16, 2018 People are often confused by the term sustainable growth. While most believe it a worthy objective, its definition is less clear. Does it mean “green growth?”... [read...

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At SFO, zero waste means zero confusion

San Francisco Examiner August 15, 2018 On Saturday afternoon, a visitor from Los Angeles stood perplexed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Before he could rid himself of the dirty, disposable plate in his hands, he had to figure out whether to put it in...

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Humans are pushing the Earth closer to a climate cliff

The Guardian August 15, 2018 A new paper, just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has received a lot of media attention. The attention is justified because the paper paints a very grim picture of the climate and what humans may be doing...

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Innovations for a Healthy Food System

Where collaboration, innovation, partnership, and health come together Written by Dr. Elizabeth Baca and Stephanie Fisher, interviewing Renske Lynde, co-founder of Food System 6   The Global Climate Action Summit is about looking at climate risks before us, but...

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Stop climate change, don’t ‘adapt’ to it

The Guardian August 14, 2018 Leading scientists worldwide now agree that the main cause of the climate crisis is the burning of fossil fuels, and leading economists agree that the solution is to price fossil fuels out of the market. Until that happens, we will be...

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A Move to Mandate 100% Carbon-Free Electricity

WRAL.com August 14, 2018 California has been a leader in trying to counter the forces contributing to climate change, from its stringent standards for auto emissions to its mandate that 50 percent of the state’s electricity come from carbon-free sources by 2030.  Now,...

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The Key to Big Profits in Clean Energy: Animal Fats

Wall Street Journal August 14, 2018 One of the best-performing stocks in the global oil sector this year is a company that makes most of its money without touching crude. Finnish state-backed refiner Neste has carved out a niche using proprietary processing to turn...

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