North Carolina

North Carolina Climate and Energy Facts: North Carolina is Vulnerable to Climate Change: For …

Colorado

Colorado is vulnerable to increasing heat, melting snowpack and glaciers, reduced water availability and …

Texas

Texas is vulnerable to increasing heat, sea level rise, and severe storms which threaten …

Nevada

Nevada is vulnerable to increasing heat, melting snowpack, droughts, and wildfires Nevada’s climate is …
Animal

Animal Agriculture’s Impact on Climate Change

Animal agriculture is the second largest contributor to human-made greenhouse gas emissions and a leading cause of deforestation, water and air pollution, and biodiversity loss.

Sports

Climate Change and Sports

As the world warms, one often overlooked issue is its effects on sports and recreation. While not as life-threatening as extreme weather or as costly as droughts, climate change’s impacts on sports is something that’s becoming increasingly common.

Budget

The Carbon Budget

Following the publication of the latest findings by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), some commentators zeroed in on a short paragraph in the Summary for Policymakers. This brief section lays out a “carbon budget,” defined as the precise quantity of carbon dioxide that humans can emit and still limit warming to 2ºC above pre-industrial levels.

ALEC

Companies Dropping ALEC

The exodus from the corporate lobby group known as the American Legislative Exchange Council (or ALEC) continues, with Rupert Murdoch-owned publisher News Corp. joining oil manufacturer Occidental Petroleum and International Paper as the latest companies to make their split public. Linda Peterson of Occidental said the company was concerned it could be “presumed to share” ALEC’s position on climate change.

Country

Country Climate Pledges

These are the intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) that have been officially submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Paris

Financial Markets Poised for Post-Paris Shift

Following the adoption of the Paris Agreement, financial analysts advised clients about the long-term signal that the agreement’s provisions sent to the markets.