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Climate Change Is in the Air

April 25, 2013 by Rosana Francescato

Last year climate change became reality for the United States. The question now is whether last year’s events will lead to new momentum for climate solutions. Will we get a shift in public opinion to match the shifting climate?[read more]

Carbon Disclosure Project Canada 2011 Report: Key Highlights

October 13, 2011 by Derek Wong

Carbon Disclosure Project releases its Canada 2011 report today at the Toronto Stock Exchange. More Canadian companies than ever publicly report their greenhouse gas emissions. Contrary to the common belief that going green slows growth, businesses who take the lead into a low carbon economy deliver twice the financial return compared to...[read more]

Walmart's supply chain beware

March 2, 2010 by Doris de Guzman

Let me get this news from Walmart last week before it becomes stale. Everybody knows in the supply chain community that what Walmart and other big box retailers do vibrates all the way even up to chemical feedstock producers. This year, Walmart decided to further put their nose in their supply chain's businesses by asking them (very...[read more]

Wal-Mart to cut 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas pollution by 2015

February 27, 2010 by Joseph Romm

What do you think of the sustainability efforts of the retail giant? Our guest blogger is Sarah Collins, intern with CAP’s Energy Opportunity team at the Center for American Progress. In 2009, Wal-Mart received the Aspen Institute Energy and Environment award for Corporate Energy Efficiency.  To build on this success, Wal-Mart just...[read more]

Carbon Counting Confusion

October 9, 2009 by David Levy

Carbon comes in many forms: depending on how the atoms are arranged, carbon can be a tough brilliant diamond, a rigid bucky-ball, a super-strong nanotube, soft graphite, or a lump of coal. These forms have very different properties and uses – diamonds are not the best fuel for generating electric power. Similarly, carbon measurement and...[read more]

IPCC Chairman: 350ppm, Carbon Disclosure Project "Carbon Chasm," Water and Copenhagen (News roundup)

August 25, 2009 by Lou Grinzo

IPCC Chairman Personally Backs 350ppm CO2 Targets, Holding Temperature Rise to 1.5°C: The IPCC as an organization is prohibited from making specific policy prescriptions — confining itself to the science of climate change — but the most recent IPCC report did say that 450ppm should be the absolute limit for atmospheric CO2...[read more]

How Electric Utility Companies Are Adapting To Climate Change

August 16, 2009 by Jack Mason

The IBM Electric Utilities team is having a web-launch of an IBM sponsored report that reveals how electric utility companies around the world are adapting to climate change, based on their responses to the Carbon Disclosure Project 2008 questionnaire. The launch event explores the actions taken by electric utilities to assess and...[read more]