The Global Fashion Industry Designs a Sustainable Future

Fighting climate change is a growing priority for fashion companies, with British luxury house Burberry the latest to announce a strategy to slash  emissions across its supply chain. But while the fashion industry wants to help the planet—the apparel business creates around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions—companies are also responding to consumer demand for […]

We’ll Never Solve Immigration If We Don’t Solve Climate Change

In the recent standoff between the U.S. and Mexico, the Trump administration commingled the issues of trade and immigration. This is the wrong approach, and it ignores one of the root causes of the migration challenge: a rapidly warming planet. Climate change and immigration have become more inextricably linked than ever. As of the end […]

Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change

Will 2020 be the climate change election? With candidates Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren releasing their own climate proposals this week, the answer increasingly appears to be a resounding yes. Fourteen of the 24 Democratic candidates have come out in support of the Green New Deal, while 16 have signed the No Fossil Fuel Money […]

75 Executives Lobbied Congress for a National Carbon Price. We Listened

Right before Memorial Day, over 75 businesses came to Capitol Hill to demand that their lawmakers establish a national carbon price. The participating business leaders collectively employ over 1 million U.S. workers and represent a combined market value of around $2.5 trillion–the largest group of businesses assembled on the Hill to advocate for climate legislation […]

The Race Is on to Find the Next Sustainable Superstar Seafood

“There is no more normal in California,” says Kenny Belov, the owner of Two X Sea, a seafood restaurant and wholesaler on San Francisco’s waterfront. He’s not talking about the state’s wildfires or housing prices–although he certainly could be. Instead he means California fish: “People will drop their gear in the water, but there is […]

In Silicon Valley, It (Still) Ain’t Easy Being Green

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. Tuesday’s New York Times featured a dire assessment of Silicon Valley’s reluctance to fund startups fighting climate change. The report lauds the efforts of investors like Nest co-founder Matt […]

Data Sheet—In Silicon Valley, It (Still) Ain’t Easy Being Green

Tuesday’s New York Times featured a dire assessment of Silicon Valley’s reluctance to fund startups fighting climate change. The report lauds the efforts of investors like Nest co-founder Matt Rogers, who has socked millions into ventures seeking to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere–even as it laments the dearth of Valley high-rollers willing to do […]

The Climate Change Lifestyle: Experts Identify 3 Personal Habits That Could Help Save the Planet 

Eat less meat. Ride a bike. Watch your energy bill. If you’re wondering how to reduce your personal impact on climate change, a U.K. government advisory group has a guidebook for you, buried in a sprawling report released Thursday on how the country can achieve “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. That fresh target […]