Thomas Schueneman

Thomas Schueneman

Environment, Climate & Energy, CSR

Environmental writer and journalist. Founder of TDS Environmental Media and the PlanetWatch Group. Member, Society of Environmental Journalists

  • 226
  • 180K
stories for
Thomas Schueneman's stories for
Show all
Landfill covanta assured destruction article

Mutually Secured Destruction and the Circular Economy

The corporate waste stream can be complicated. Recalled products, expired pharmaceuticals and electronics containing personal data are just some of the waste items that can give companies pause: They can’t be reused or resold, but landfilling them wastes resources. That’s where secure destruction comes in — and it can even create clean energy.

Lynelle cameron autodesk article

Design for a Better World: Autodesk Doubles Down on Its Commitment

TriplePundit chats with Lynelle Cameron, VP of sustainability for Autodesk and CEO of the Autodesk Foundation, about biomimicry, Donald Trump and designing for a better world.

Coal plant cpp executive order article

Is Energy Independence a Cover for Coal?

Of all the actions and orders in Trump’s 80+ days in office, none may have more far-reaching or long-lasting impact than the proposed “Energy Independence” executive order. TriplePundit obtained an early draft of the order. Tom Schueneman reports.

Circular measurement article

Measuring the Circular Economy : Putting Principles into Practice

The risks inherent in a globalized linear economy are manifest. Resource and economic shocks reverberate across the globe. This increased vulnerability comes at a price.

Almonds in bloom 640 article

Pollinator Restoration : Häagen-Dazs Makes the Connection

If ever there were a canary in a coal mine, the wild bee in the almond patch is it: The decline in pollinator populations could have broad-sweeping effects for global agriculture. Ice cream purveyor Häagen-Dazs wants to do its part to save the bees — and one of its key ingredients, the California almond.

Sustainability information article

GRI Global Standards Push Momentum for Sustainable Development

GRI announced the launch of the world’s first Global Reporting Standards for sustainability reporting. These new standards give businesses large and small a common language for reporting non-financial information.

Solarpanelse356 dupont article

Heat and Beat: DuPont Calls for Real-World Testing of PV Solar

Some materials used for solar modules already in the field show high failure rates. DuPont urges more stringent accelerated sequential PV solar

Remeber teddy roosevelt article

Remember Teddy Roosevelt

When did conservation stop being conservative?

Barefoot college enel sdg compass article

Power to the People: Enel Energy and the SDG Compass

Power to the People: Enel Energy and the SDG Compas...

Thought leadership mash up article

A Culture of Thought Leadership

Within anyone is the potential to “act with thought leadership” and in so doing, even in the smallest way, influence the world and make it better.

Monarch butterfly article

Helping the Monarch Butterfly Recover

Habitat loss, herbicides and climate change have decimated Monarch butterfly populations. Tribal leaders have announced plans to restore butterfly habitat.

Global transformation climate action article

Climate Action: Steps Toward a Great Transition

As people around the world celebrate Earth Day and world leaders gather in New York to sign the Paris Agreement, 3p’s Tom Schueneman explores how a sustainable future may look.

Sdg compass cmyk blue article

GRI and the SDG Compass: Sustainability Beyond the Report

The Paris Agreement and SDGs integrate the highest aspirations of the world community, defining the path for a world in transformation. Every sector of global society is called upon to be part of the process. For CEO Michael Meehan, engaging this multi-stakeholder approach is the foundation for the future of GRI and sustainability reporting in the context of our transformative economy.

Paris agreement adopted article

COP21, the Paris Agreement and the Art of the Possible

The Paris Agreement represents a transformational shift in political will and international cooperation. Now it’s time to get to work.

Academics on the take article

Fossil Fuel Deception: Academics on the Take

A report by Greenpeace adds more evidence to a pattern of climate deception from fossil fuel companies, prompting calls for a systematic investigation.