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Global Warming Mitigation Strategies from the 2014 NCA

Following up on last week’s article, Climate Change Facts from the 2014 National Climate Assessment, this article outlines necessary mitigation strategies to reduce the impacts of global warming, according to the research accomplished for the 2014 NCA. Appearing first on our sister site,, this article is the fourth, and final, installment in the Fossil […]

October 29th

How Carbon Emission Reduction Can Pay For Itself

Health care savings can greatly defray costs of reducing carbon emissions, experts at MIT report. But just how large are the health benefits of cleaner air in comparison to the costs of carbon reduction policies? Researchers looked at three U.S. policies achieving the same carbon reductions. They found that the savings on health care spending […]

October 8th

How Does Your Business Mitigate Sustainability Risk?

In the guest post below, Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company, discusses how sustainability can mitigate risk to a company’s bottom-line. by Julie Urlaub According to the post, Sustainability Practices Are Really Risk Management, “Sustainability today is not about greenwashing for most corporations; instead, it’s about managing risk, according to Peter Graf, […]

November 12th