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BP: Put A Price on Carbon, Let The Market Cut Emissions

One of the world’s six major oil and gas companies supports a global price on carbon – and no, this is not an…
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“Drill, Baby, Drill” Will Not Decrease Gas Prices

The “drill, baby, drill” chant may not be heard as often as it was a few years ago, but the sentiment is still…
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5 Metrics You Probably Won’t See in the 10-K (But Wish You Did)

5 types of metrics – Health, Wealth, Earth, Equality, & Trust – are frequently ignored in financial reports & by traditional stock analysts.…
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Study: BP Oil Spill Can Cause Lasting Damage to Fish

As a self-proclaimed connoisseur of New Orleans cuisine, my 5th thought after last year’s BP oil spill gulf disaster (after “good lord, haven’t…
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Portland’s CivicApps Initiative: Crowd Sourcing for Crisis Management

The following case study is part of a project by MPA students at the Presidio Graduate School on information management technology and policy.…
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BP Oil Spill: How to Make an Environmental Disaster Disappear

Think of an unspoken race with family, friends, and colleagues to be the “first to know” about everything. Subscribe to TweetDeck and a…

BP Spill Still Oozes on Land

As many as 50,000 tons of waste that resulted from the Deepwater Horizon fiasco has been taken to incinerators and landfills. The Environmental…

BP Gulf Disaster Act Two: The Corexit Calamity

Now that BP’s spurting oil well in the Gulf of Mexico officially known as MC252 has apparently been shut in, and the relief…
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Five Leadership Lessons From the Gulf of Mexico

There used to be a word in the English language called integrity. If you don’t know what it means, look it up. It…

BP Turns Down Help From Elite Science Group

Innocentive, a company that was founded in 2001 around the idea of pooling the greatest minds in the world into a collective resource…

Webby Recipients Speak Out Against BP

Recipients of this week’s Webby Awards took the opportunity to speak out against BP. Acceptance speeches were limited to five words, making for…

Dark Secrets Leaking From BP Headquarters As Oil Fills Gulf

As the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico begins to reach biblical proportions, with no end in sight, people are struggling to…

BP’s Top Kill Attempt Fails: Here Is a Method that Could Really Work

In retrospect, it seems as if the attempt were akin to trying to stop a runaway fire hose by stuffing dirt into the…