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.

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

Mark Carney’s $130 trillion funding for net zero: Is he good for it?

Mark Carney’s $130 trillion funding for net zero: Is he good for it?

Can net zero be translated into real action?

Can net zero be translated into real action?

An activist, a shareholder campaigner and an oil exec walk into a TED talk …

An activist, a shareholder campaigner and an oil exec walk into a TED talk …

When an energy crisis collides with the climate crisis

When an energy crisis collides with the climate crisis

Mark Carney: $100 trillion needed to build ‘net zero’ economy

Mark Carney: $100 trillion needed to build ‘net zero’ economy

ESG is huge and terribly flawed. Now what?

ESG is huge and terribly flawed. Now what?

Money and meaning: fit for purpose?

Money and meaning: fit for purpose?

In search of standards — but whose?

In search of standards — but whose?