California Gov. Jerry Brown and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg team up on America's Pledge, a new effort that will compile and quantify climate action by U.S. states, cities and businesses to cut emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.
Electric vehicles are cleaner, but they're only part of the climate solution.
An uptick in deforestation and other derailments have climate watchers concerned about Brazil's greenhouse gas emissions. But leadership from states, grassroots and civil society suggest the ship will be righted.
U.S. businesses and investors want the government to have a hand in shaping the disclosure of climate risks.
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement provoked a powerful response in support of the Agreement, galvanizing the many countries and stakeholders that are determined to advance and even intensify efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions and boost resilience to climate impacts.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has called for a "red team-blue team" exercise to challenge scientific consensus on climate change. This kind of exercise might work well to encourage new ideas, but it has no place in determining the science of a changing climate.
With shareholder resolution at ExxonMobil, investors signal need for businesses to plan for low-carbon future.
In the first G7 gathering since President Donald Trump's Paris pull-out, environment ministers managed to issue a joint communique, even though the United States disagreed with the other six countries on two Paris-related provisions.
Lots of people are talking about the Paris Agreement. But forget withdrawal—the world is standing fast by climate action.
When President Donald Trump announced his intention to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement, he had plenty to say about international climate funding. Much of it was simply inaccurate.
President Donald Trump's announcement that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Agreement puts the United States in an odd club of only three nations that have not signed the landmark climate change accord. It's a decision that could isolate the U.S. from the global community for years to come.
Climate negotiations just concluded in Bonn, and negotiators delivered a clear message: International climate action will not be deterred by shifting political winds in any one country.
The U.S. Senate today rejected a Congressional Review Act resolution to revoke a regulation limiting methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. A 51-49 vote against advancing the resolution was reached, letting the Bureau of Land Management methane waste prevention rule continue.
As the Trump administration considers the Paris Agreement, leaders from the business, security and diplomatic communities explain why the United States should stay in the landmark climate pact.
Canada is next in our rundown of G20 countries reducing their carbon emissions.
What's true for sports is true for tackling climate change: to make things happen, you have to agree on the rules of the game. Climate negotiators seeing in Bonn this month will be working to do just that to translate the vision of the Paris Agreement into action.
People march motivated either by despair or hope. In the case of the People's Climate March, it is appropriate to be motivated by both. WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer explains.
Agriculture and forestry offer great opportunities to help create the lower-carbon economy envisioned in the Paris Agreement, but these two sectors were largely overlooked in a new decarbonization roadmap published in the journal Science. That needs to change to reap the benefits of forest and landscape restoration.
The Trump administration's sweeping executive order, signed this week, aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, a move that will set the United States back and allow other countries to take the lead in cleaner energy that creates jobs and improves people's lives. WRI's Sam Adams explains.
President Donald Trump's latest executive order aims to roll back many of the core elements of U.S. climate strategy, a move that threatens America's health and the country's economic prosperity. Here are details of the order's major provisions and their potential impact.