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Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Residents of two northeastern Pennsylvania counties with a high density of active shale gas wells were more likely to be admitted to the hospital for heart, nervous system and other medical conditions than residents in...
Source: Huff Post
Americans are less concerned about climate change than they are about the Islamic State, Iran's nuclear program and other threats, according to a new study released by the Pew Research Center on Tuesday
New research into sustainable energy systems focuses on integrating renewable and nuclear power plants into the electrical grid – a topic high on the agenda for scholars, industry and policy makers.
Governments should treat climate change as seriously as threats to national security or public health, partly by focusing more on the worst scenarios of rising temperatures, an international report said on Monday.
Sustainability innovation is powering business growth: Between 2010 and 2013, revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91%. For S&P Global 100 companies that break out revenue for...
The economic benefits for a country from tackling climate change easily outweigh the costs, according to a study that seeks to highlight the incentives for individual nations to take urgent action to cut emissions.
Source: CBC News
Bumblebee populations are dying at an alarming rate and nobody knows why. Fingers have been pointed at pesticides called neonicotinoids, as well as bee habitat loss from human development.
According to a recent study from researchers at three American universities, it has shown that people with a higher level of education have a much higher life expectancy, on average.
Source: The Register
Geothermal heating from the Earth beneath the intensively-studied West Antarctic Ice Sheet has been measured for the first time ever, and been found to be "surprisingly high" according to investigating boffins.
The world’s middle class is not as rich, as large, nor as widespread as many believe. According to a new study by the Pew Research Center (pdf), only 1.7 billion people can be broadly classified as middle class, and many are at...
July 10, 2015 Torrential rains increasing in warming world: studySource: Reuters
Torrential rains have become more frequent worldwide since 1980, with Southeast Asia getting the biggest increase in downpours, a scientific study said on Tuesday
July 10, 2015 Bees 'at risk from climate change' - text/videoSource: BBC News
Bumblebees are under threat from climate change, which significantly reduces the habitats in which they can survive, according to researchers.
Source: The Guardian
Study of past sea level changes shows coastal communities may face rises of at least six metres even if we limit global warming to 2C, reports Climate Central
Source: IR Magazine
Governance engagement goes mainstream in 2015 proxy season, EY says
July 9, 2015 Sustainable Products Fatten Corporate CoffersSource: CFO
Many large companies are deriving a growing portion of their revenues from portfolios of products and services designed to enhance sustainability, according to new research by The Conference Board.
In a new report released by the Global Commission on the Economy and the Climate, leaders call for at least $1 trillion in annual investment in clean energy, a tripling of funding for research and development of low-carbon...
More efficient energy use and investments in greener cities are among 10 measures that can help the world to slow global warming while also spurring economic growth, an international report said on Tuesday.
Source: The Real News
Now joining us from Amherst, Massachusetts is Robert Pollin. Bob is a professor of economics, and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Bob also has a forthcoming book...
July 7, 2015 Investors Take Friendlier Tack With DirectorsSource: Wall Street Journal
Only about 3.9% of directors up for election at annual meetings couldn’t muster 70% approval, according to Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc.BR +0.48%, which processes proxy votes for upwards of nine in 10 U.S. companies. That’s...
Source: The Carbon Brief
Which of the many thousands of papers on climate change published each year in scientific journals are the most successful? Which ones have done the most to advance scientists' understanding, alter the course of climate change...
NJ Spotlight - These failed efforts have included the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî (RGGI), a multistate program to curb carbon pollution from power plants. New Jersey, once part of the effort, pulled out of...
Britain must take more action to prepare for the effects of climate change and introduce more structured planning rather than focusing on mitigating the results of catastrophes, a new report has warned.
SHP Online - The findings support previous research by îVerdantixî, which found customers are increasing spend on EHS software by 25 per cent each year. Integrating their operations and supply chain management and...
Guardian LV - By using sea ice data from the UNâs îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî to create forecast models to the end of the century, researchers were able to create two scenarios with different...
June 30, 2015 Let's talk about (brand) love (and sustainability)Source: GreenBiz
One of the ah-has from the soon-to-be-released 2015 Eco Pulse study is that, indeed, a company’s sustainability or social responsibility commitment is a reason to love the brand.
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