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Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant – and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Share Tweet this Email Naomi Klein The Guardian,
World leaders face multiple barriers in their efforts to reach agreement on greenhouse gas emission policies. And, according to Arizona State University researchers, without globally consistent, independent emissions assessments, climate
Whatever you may imagine, “peak oil” has not been discredited as a concept, a statement no less true for “peak fossil fuels.” Think of them instead as postponed. We are, after all, on a finite planet that, by definition, holds a finite amount ...
U.K. lawmaker Ian Swales has already watched one steel plant close in his district, and he never wants to see it again.
It felt like a funeral, he said, when plunging demand led the Redcar blast furnace in northern England to shut its ...
A crack in a house’s foundation, if not repaired, can continue to grow, ultimately destabilizing the structure and rendering it uninhabitable. Its occupants must then move to another home. But the world’s population cannot move somewhere else. ...
Plastered across billboards, flashing across television screens, and splashed on pamphlets and stickers, a new message is suddenly everywhere you look in Lebanon: "If you love me, save me some water."
This year, in an attempt to mitigate ...
The first comprehensive study ever issued on the economic costs that uncontrolled climate change
would inflict on South Asia predicts a staggering burden that would hit the region's poorest the hardest.
"The impacts of climate change
Walking along the waterfront in Fort Lauderdale and admiring the 60-foot yachts docked alongside impressive homes, it's hard to imagine that this city could suffer the same financial
fate as Detroit. But it is almost as hard to imagine how they ...
Clive Palmer may have all sorts of motives but one surely is to drive Tony Abbott to distraction.
As Palmer put it on Monday, after sending Joe Hockey’s chief of staff Grant Lovett on his way to do more work on budget measures, the ...
IT IS the ticking time bomb that could trigger another financial crisis
and almost every working Australian is exposed to it.
There is now so much money in superannuation, much of it invested in mining stocks and other climate change
When 61-year old Mercy Joshua was young, the vast forests of southeastern Kenya teemed with wildlife, but decades of unchecked deforestation by locals have devastated the land.
She watched forests dwindle and rivers dry up across her ...
If the report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is anything to go by, a shortfall in the availability of farm and agric-related produce for consumption across the country is to be expected in the coming ...
Analysis from one group of financial
experts could dramatically change
the energy landscape for the better – but our communication needs to improve before it can.
This article originally appeared in Blue & Green Tomorrow’s Guide to ...
Since 2011, companies around the world have spent more than $84 billion (£49bn) to improve the way they conserve, manage or obtain water, according to a new investigation from the Financial
In the first article of a new series on ...
After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.In a vote that could highlight the difficulty in implementing ...
The Eco-Justice Working Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting has announced that more than $2 million of assets have been divested from fossil fuels and reinvested in a new Quaker Green Fund offered by Friends Fiduciary Corporation.
CLIVE Palmer has sent shock waves through Canberra after making an announcement today on his party’s carbon tax plans alongside former US Vice President Al Gore.Mr Gore - a Nobel laureate and well-known advocate for global action on ...
Here's the question of the day: Is there a climate
In a New York Times op-ed, former treasury secretary Hank Paulson says there is. He calls it The Coming Climate
For too many years, we failed to rein in the ...
There is an amazing op-ed in Sunday’s New York Times, “The Coming Climate
Crash: Lessons for Climate Change
in the 2008 Recession.”
What’s amazing isn’t so much the content -- the climate crisis
is real, we’re close to crossing ...
Global warming if unchecked could ruin businesses from tourism to construction, according to a report, Risky Business, released Tuesday by slew of politicians and economic figures from left, right and center political leanings, including former ...
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It’s not every day that a Republican finance guy — one who remembers George W. Bush as a “terrific boss” — writes an op-ed in the New York Times imploring the nation to set up a carbon tax. Not this year, anyway; just a few years ago, it might’ve ...
THERE is a time for weighing evidence and a time for acting. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my work in finance, government and conservation, it is to act before problems become too big to manage.
For too many years, we ...
A freak storm, followed by heavy floods in December 2013, will go down in history as the most destructive natural disaster to have hit the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with reported total damages and losses of at ...
While Stephen Harper was congratulating Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday for ending a carbon tax, the head of the IMF was in Montreal urging energy powerhouses like Canada to come to grips with the economics of climate