The attack on an ill-defined concept called “woke” public policy has now been extended to attacking managers and investors who have the “nerve” to pay attention to a company’s environmental footprint, organizational governance practices and social and community impact.
Delegates from Columbia Climate School discuss the achievements and shortfalls of COP27, as well as what took place outside the negotiation room.
|November 22, 2022
It’s relatively easy to hang banners and call for rapid change. It’s far more difficult to do the work required to build the new energy system we need.
While fossil fuels will be needed for a generation as we transition to renewables, they will ultimately be driven from the marketplace by price, pollution, and the performance of renewable energy.
Better renewable energy technology will make greenwashing an idiotic strategy, and audited disclosure rules would make carbon-related greenwashing illegal.
A new study adds to the evidence that structural racism in federal policy is linked to the disproportionate siting of oil and gas wells in marginalized neighborhoods.
Regulating these tiny, ubiquitous bits of plastic will not only address a public health threat, but also our dependence on fossil fuels.
|December 23, 2021
Greenwashing by Big Oil shifts blame away from fossil fuel companies and delays needed climate action.
|December 8, 2021
As a former climate-focused writer at the paper, I think it’s time for the Times Company to stop making ads for fossil fuel giants, but not yet for a total ban.
The outdated treaty is an obstacle to addressing climate change. A legal expert weighs the pros and cons of several pathways around it.
Martin Dietrich Brauch
|February 12, 2021