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How to Invest in Energy Efficiency to Combat Climate Change

How to Invest in Energy Efficiency to Combat Climate Change

Ceres Energy efficiency is estimated to be a multi-hundred-billion dollar investment opportunity in the U.S., but better policies are required to unlock broad-based financing from institutional investors, who together manage approximately $70 trillion in assets globally. That is the key finding of Power Factor: Institutional Investors’ Policy Priorities Can Bring Energy Efficiency to Scale, a […]

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    Students Take Back Earth Day, Demand Divestment from Fossil Fuels

    Students Take Back Earth Day, Demand Divestment from Fossil Fuels

    Energy Action Coalition This Earth Day, on campuses across the country students are demanding their campuses take bold action on climate by divesting from fossil fuels and moving to clean energy. [vimeo_embed http://player.vimeo.com/video/63774687?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&color=7bb142 expand=1] Students and universities are leading the fight against climate change. Thanks to years of student organizing, more than 700 campuses have […]

    The Billionaire Against Big Oil

    The Billionaire Against Big Oil

    Oil Change International By Andy Rowell Tom Steyer, a California billionaire and founder of one of the largest hedge funds, argues that the Keystone XL has become the defining issue in the climate change fight of our times. Environmentalists are used to having to fight an opposition with deep pockets. And Big Oil normally has […]

    35,000+ March at Forward on Climate Rally

    35,000+ March at Forward on Climate Rally

    350.org Sierra Club Natural Resources Defense Council Today, during President’s Day weekend, more than 35,000 people marched to the President’s doorstep to support immediate action to contain climate change. People from more than 30 states across the country whose land, homes and health is being threatened by the climate crisis, as well as students, scientists, […]

    America’s Environmental Future Starts Now

    America’s Environmental Future Starts Now

    Phil Radford This Sunday, a new environmental movement will arrive in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people will join 350.org, Sierra Club and the Hip Hop Caucus‘ Forward on Climate rally to call out with one voice and demand Obama keep his promise to future generations. I will be proud to be there with them. If […]

    Why I Got Arrested at the White House to Stop the Tar Sands Pipeline

    Why I Got Arrested at the White House to Stop the Tar Sands Pipeline

    OnEarth by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. On Sunday, Natural Resources Defense Council and Waterkeeper Alliance will join 350.org, Sierra Club and many other partners in holding the Forward on Climate Rally in Washington, D.C. This will be the largest climate rally in American history, with tens of thousands of people expected. From rejecting the Keystone XL […]

    Forward on Climate Rally in DC Feb. 17

    Forward on Climate Rally in DC Feb. 17

    350.org At Noon on Sunday, Feb. 17, thousands of Americans will head to Washington, D.C. to make Forward on Climate the largest climate rally in history. Join this historic event to make your voice heard and help the president start his second term with strong climate action. https://youtube.com/watch?v=ZLZt2ZMouB0%3Frel%3D0 Crippling drought. Devastating wildfires. Superstorm Sandy. Climate […]

    How Factory Farming Contributes to Global Warming

    How Factory Farming Contributes to Global Warming

    Ronnie Cummins Today, nearly 65 billion animals worldwide, including cows, chickens and pigs, are crammed into CAFOs. A growing number of organic consumers, natural health advocates and climate hawks are taking a more comprehensive look at the fundamental causes of global warming. And its led them to this sobering conclusion: our modern energy-, chemical- and genetically […]

    Will the Mercury Treaty Negotiations Reduce Mercury Poisoning Around the World?

    Will the Mercury Treaty Negotiations Reduce Mercury Poisoning Around the World?

    Waterkeeper Alliance By Sharon Khan [Editor’s note: Waterkeeper Alliance‘s International Director Sharon Khan is attending the mercury treaty negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland, and is providing live updates from the conference. For information regarding the mercury treaty negotiations, read Mercury Rising, Political Will Falling by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Marc Yaggi, and the report Global […]