Subaru Will Sell Only Electric Vehicles By Mid-2030s

Reuters is reporting that Subaru has set the first half of the 2030s as its target for making the switch to electric vehicles. The announcement is a bold move for the company that prides itself on producing quality, all-wheel-drive vehicles…

Amazon Threatens Employees Speaking Out Against Its Climate Policies

The Washington Post is reporting that Amazon has warned at least two employees for speaking out against its climate policies. In September, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (who owns the Washington Post) announced The Climate Pledge, the company’s commitment to meet…

Google Launching Green Startup Accelerator

One day after employees signed an open letter revolting over Google’s climate record, the company has announced it is launching an accelerator aimed at helping green startups. Employees wrote an open letter to Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat demanding the company…

Salesforce Launches Sustainability Cloud Ahead of Climate Week 2019

Climate change has been in the news, with people on both sides of the issue debating what should or shouldn’t be done. In the meantime, companies large and small are taking steps to minimize their own carbon footprint, with global sustainable investing (PDF) reaching $30 trillion in 2018, a 34 percent increase over the previous two years.

Google Street View Cars Are Now Tracking Air Pollution

A handful of Google Street View cars are mapping more than roads. Google has teamed up with Aclima, a San Francisco-based company that designs and deploys environmental sensor networks, to equip a small portion of its fleet of Street View…

Global Warming Report Warns the World is “Ill-Prepared”

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) this week issued its Fifth Assessment Report on the impacts of climate change around the world. The new report states that the effects of climate change are already occurring throughout the world. The…

2013 Temperatures Tie For Seventh Warmest

Though much of the U.S. is currently experiencing cold temperatures and snow, it turns out that the previous year has easily made it into the top 10 warmest years since 1880. NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) today released…

More El Niño Heat Waves Expected in the Future

As high temperatures continue to scorch much of Australia this week, researchers are warning that particularly harsh summers could become more normal in the future. A new study published this week in Nature Climate Change predicts that hot El Niño-…

Man Seeks Asylum in New Zealand As a Climate Refugee

A citizen of tiny island nation Kiribati, who is now facing deportation from New Zealand, is seeking asylum as a “climate refugee,” as global warming is severely affecting his native soil. The 37-year-old and his wife emigrated to Middle Earth…

Climate Change Blamed on Humans in New IPCC Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a new report on the Earth’s climate today, stating that humanity’s influence on the warming climate “is clear. The panel, an organization set up by world governments to assess the science and risks…