The water crisis in Cape Town is approaching the day zero in what might be the first, but not the last emergency of its kind as climate change impacts cities.
Although the Trump administration continues to go the wrong way on climate change, American states, cities and civil society will take up the slack despite the back and forth that will go on in the regulatory and political battle.
In my view, the deal between GM and PSA is a great example of how geo-political issues and the need for companies to become more environmentally sustainable is having a real impact on the business landscape.
Last week the United States Senate approved Scott Pruitt to head the country’s Environmental Protection Agency where he will roll back as much of Barack Obama’s environmental legacy as the courts will allow.
Last week the combination of cold air, little wind, and no rain caused a thermal inversion in Madrid pushing air pollution over the limit causing the Mayor to activate the city’s emergency protocol.