Why natural gas makes global warming worse

April 9, 2018 by  
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Hint: it has to do with methane, a greenhouse gas 84 times as potent as carbon dioxide.

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Episode 109: Coke and McDonald’s war on waste; Davos dispatch

January 26, 2018 by  
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In this week’s episode, the fast food industry’s war on waste, the end of natural gas and the sustainability scene in the Swiss Alps.

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Catastrophic weather shakes up the reinsurance market

January 23, 2018 by  
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Events in Australia, Mexico, the Caribbean and the U.S., including three hurricanes, caused catastrophe losses over $100 billion for the third year on record.

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Next year, resilience will become the new normal

December 29, 2017 by  
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The riskiest 20 percent of U.S. counties are economic powerhouses. Having valuable property that is not resilient and in the path of disaster is unsustainable.

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Overheard in sustainability: The funniest moments in 2017

December 29, 2017 by  
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These stories illuminate the lighter side of a flood of bad news about record emissions levels, political inaction and lapses in corporate responsibility.

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Lloyd’s chairman: Businesses are under-insured against climate

October 11, 2017 by  
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The U.S. has suffered 15 separate billion-dollar extreme weather events so far this year. It’s time for climate-skeptical businesses to wake up.

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The dark side of digitally tracking endangered species

October 11, 2017 by  
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The data could make it easier for poachers to find animals and plants that scientists are trying to protect.

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This investor dashboard visualizes progress (or lack thereof) on climate risks

July 20, 2017 by  
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U.K. investment giant Schroders warns planet is on track for more than 4 degrees Celsius of warming.

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An uncertain future for environmental justice

May 24, 2017 by  
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Early indications are that policy retrenchment on hazardous waste facilities and Superfund sites will run deep under the Trump administration.

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Wind economics: How to find the devil in the details

May 24, 2017 by  
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Sponsored: Buying wind energy isn’t just a matter of signing up. There are a number of complex questions to ponder.

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