John Howell

Author

John Howell is a writer, editor, and broadcaster who oversees the Climate Finance Weekly newsletter and advises on communications and media strategy. He was co-founder, editorial director, and chief of thought leadership for 3BL Media, for which he managed all original editorial content, wrote, and edited newsletters, and created the Brands Taking Stands initiative. He has worked as an editor and contributor for Elle, Artforum, and High Times magazines, developed new media for Hearst Magazines, and created communications for Calvin Klein, Polo/Ralph Lauren, and The Body Shop. He lives and works in New Hampshire and Maine.

Great expectations: What can ESG actually do? 

Great expectations: What can ESG actually do? 

“FutureFi”: Crypto is transforming the green finance universe

“FutureFi”: Crypto is transforming the green finance universe

Climate law that offers bushels of carrots, few sticks and a lot of promise 

Climate law that offers bushels of carrots, few sticks and a lot of promise 

Live at GreenFin 22: The latest on sustainable investing and ESG

Live at GreenFin 22: The latest on sustainable investing and ESG

Counting the true cost of climate change

Counting the true cost of climate change

Coal burns out as insurance dries up

Coal burns out as insurance dries up

Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and BNY Mellon battle for worst climate bank for ESG faults

Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and BNY Mellon battle for worst climate bank for ESG faults

Power outage: Solar is frozen, wind is fitful

Power outage: Solar is frozen, wind is fitful

ESG in wartime: What is it good for?

ESG in wartime: What is it good for?

Green investing gets pummeled from all sides  

Green investing gets pummeled from all sides  

Earth Day 2022: Deja Vu 

Earth Day 2022: Deja Vu 

Biden’s big-bucks budget (read: wish list) for climate

Biden’s big-bucks budget (read: wish list) for climate

My story: War clouds over my family farm 

My story: War clouds over my family farm 

US banks balk at capital rules for climate risk 

US banks balk at capital rules for climate risk 

How investors like AQR’s Cliff Asness are shorting stocks to fight climate change

How investors like AQR’s Cliff Asness are shorting stocks to fight climate change

Funding the transition: A tale of two banks

Funding the transition: A tale of two banks

Climate derivatives — who’s in charge?

Climate derivatives — who’s in charge?

The failed promise of ESG and the Wall Street Journal

The failed promise of ESG and the Wall Street Journal

Vanguard takes a baby step on climate change — finally

Vanguard takes a baby step on climate change — finally

Progress vs. ‘blah blah blah’ from COP26

Progress vs. ‘blah blah blah’ from COP26