State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

greenwashing

  • Regulating Greenwashing

    Regulating Greenwashing

    The purpose of greenwashing rules is not to prevent innocent errors or ignore tradeoffs but to discourage outright deception.

  • Greenwashing Decarbonization

    Greenwashing Decarbonization

    Better renewable energy technology will make greenwashing an idiotic strategy, and audited disclosure rules would make carbon-related greenwashing illegal.

  • Opinion: All Fossil Fuel Advertisements Should Be Banned

    Opinion: All Fossil Fuel Advertisements Should Be Banned

    Greenwashing by Big Oil shifts blame away from fossil fuel companies and delays needed climate action.

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  • Regulating Greenwashing

    Regulating Greenwashing

    The purpose of greenwashing rules is not to prevent innocent errors or ignore tradeoffs but to discourage outright deception.

  • Greenwashing Decarbonization

    Greenwashing Decarbonization

    Better renewable energy technology will make greenwashing an idiotic strategy, and audited disclosure rules would make carbon-related greenwashing illegal.

  • Opinion: All Fossil Fuel Advertisements Should Be Banned

    Opinion: All Fossil Fuel Advertisements Should Be Banned

    Greenwashing by Big Oil shifts blame away from fossil fuel companies and delays needed climate action.