Protecting the planet’s freshwater: 3 things you need to know 

Nature-based solutions were mainstream at last week’s Stockholm World Water Week.

For climate expert, California summit will be momentous homecoming

Conservation International’s Climate Change Lead Shyla Raghav discusses California’s climate goals and the Global Climate Action Summit.

Climate mitigation takes root

Mangroves could well be our last line of defense against climate change. But they’re under threat.

3 ways climate change affects tropical rainforests

On International Day for the Conservation of Tropical Forests, Human Nature explores three issues and potential solutions.

Reports: Trump to skip G7 meeting on climate

U.S. President Donald Trump will leave the G7 summit early — missing the meeting on climate change.

Marine parks: big or small? Both, says oceans expert

What should marine protected areas look like, and how large should they be?

Behind those iconic golden arches, a commitment to sustainability

McDonald’s committed to making 100 percent of its packaging sustainable by 2025.

3 ways businesses can show governments they’re taking action on climate

How to push past the Paris Agreement.

Field notes from “Cambodia’s beating heart”

Cambodia is trying to stop the loss of its lifeblood: the fish that thrive in these waters.

McDonald’s to take a bite out of carbon emissions

McDonald’s announced it would eliminate deforestation from its supply chain while reducing its carbon emissions by 36 percent by 2030.

Will the UK show climate leadership as chair of the Commonwealth?

On the 16 April, 52 Commonwealth heads of state will gather in London for a biennial summit and the UK will become their official chair in office for the next two years. This role could have major implications for advancing global action on climate change and biodiversity loss. Opinions are divided on the merits and geopolitical influence of the Commonwealth

Will the UK show climate leadership as head of the Commonwealth?

On the 16 April, 52 Commonwealth heads of state will gather in London for a biennial summit and the UK will become their official chair in office for the next two years. This role could have major implications for advancing global action on climate change and biodiversity loss. Opinions are divided on the merits and geopolitical influence of the Commonwealth

Statoil, Total, Shell prove precocious in weaning from oil

European oil giants at CERAWeek plan to expand into cleaner products, yet their U.S. counterparts are vague.

For PG&E, mitigating climate change is a team sport

The utility’s director of sustainability chats about climate risks and balancing clean energy adoption with the need for reliable, affordable power

How Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are cruising toward renewables

Plans to switch to 100 percent renewable power and install Tesla batteries won’t cost extra.

Let’s Make 2018 the Year We Rise Up and Regenerate!

“…the care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope.” — Wendell Berry, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays. It was a soil scientist who reminded me recently of something we self-obsessed humans often forget: We don’t need to worry about saving the planet. The planet will save itself. Planet Earth will survive in one form or another, no matter what damage we

Cuomo Commits to Set Energy Efficiency Goal for New York

By Kit Kennedy and Miles Farmer In an advance State of the State proposal released Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo committed to “propose a comprehensive and far reaching energy efficiency initiative by Earth Day, April 22,” including a new 2025 energy efficiency savings target. The governor’s commitment is an important first step to transforming the state into a national energy efficiency leader. Energy efficiency is fundamental for climate progress and integral to the state’s clean energy platform. The governor’s vision for New York to

5 Steps to Make Your Business More Climate Resistant

By Elizabeth Sturcken No business is immune to the devastating effects of climate change anymore, as we saw from the onslaught of extreme weather events in 2017. Disasters brought more than $300 billion in damages this year, a 60-percent increase over 2016, Swiss Re reported last week. As every business leader has long known, storms, flooding , wildfires

Holiday Cheer: Drinking Wine Can Be Good for the Environment!

By Stuart Butler Christmas is just around the corner and with it flying reindeer and over-sized turkeys , carol singing and tinsel covered trees. The holiday season also means wine-drinking (and the younger and more excited your children, the more bottles of wine you’ll likely require). For those of us who imbibe, it’s almost impossible to imagine a Christmas without wine . It would be like a Christmas without a fat man in a red suit trying to squeeze down the chimney. Speaking of

Best of 2017: Climate-induced species migrations could upend human society: study

Climate change’s effects on the tuna population could change the lives of Pacific Islanders.

AXA: 4C warming makes the world uninsurable

Insurance giant vows to quadruple green investments, as Dutch bank ING strengthens its policy on coal investments.

Celebrating the Biggest Conservation Wins of 2017

It’s been a big year for conservation. Together we assured the world that the U.S. is still an ally in the fight against climate change through the We Are Still In movement, a coalition of more than 2,500 American leaders outside of the federal government who are still committed to meeting climate goals.

Hope Trumps Nope: A Blueprint for Resistance

By Naomi Klein LET’S REWIND A BIT , to the week Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election. At that moment, I was reeling from witnessing not one catastrophe but two. And I don’t think we can understand the true danger of the Trump disaster unless we grapple with both of them. I was in Australia for work, but