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Starbucks Holds Cup Summit, More Talk About Reducing Environmental Impact

Learn about some of Starbucks initiatives to improve their corporate and social impact, and weigh in on whether Starbucks is truly a committed…

Can Cap and Dividend Save Cap and Trade?

There is no doubt that “cap-and-trade” has joined “liberal” on the list of terms conservatives have effectively tar-and-feathered. It’s also clear that a…
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What Will Be in the Kerry-Graham-Lieberman Climate Bill?

A compromise Senate energy bill being hammered out by “little punk staffers” for Senators John Kerry (D), Lindsey Graham (R), and Joe Lieberman…
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What Doesn’t Kill You: Cap-and-Trade Endures

Like global warming, cap-and-trade isn’t going away. The trading system in place in Europe has managed to survive a series of scandals in…
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The International Case for Carbon and the Economy

By Henry Derwent, President and CEO, IETA As Congress shifts its attention from health care to energy and climate change, the discussion will…
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Rebranding of the Climate Crisis Underway

The last year has seen a couple of high-profile disappointments for climate change action. First there was “climategate,” the theft of emails from…

Environmental News Site Funded by Natural Gas Co. Beating Out the Competition

It’s a brave new world for news media. Clean Skies Network, a video news website bankrolled by the American Clean Skies Foundation, which…
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Carbon Trading Complexity Putting Strains on Market Reputation

A series of criminal investigations and auditor suspensions in carbon trading markets threaten to give the process of trading pollution credits the same…

Turning off Computers Will Save Ford Millions

Ford Motor Company recently announced the launching of a new program that is expected to save the auto company millions.  According to a…

Why Water Isn’t the Next Carbon

By David Jay “Water is the next carbon” has become a go-to-soundbyte in the workshops and conferences I’ve been attending recently. But the…
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Carbon Offsets: Giving Credit Where It’s Due

By Justin Felt, Product Manager for Offsets, Point Carbon Carbon offset markets have exploded in the last ten years, from a theoretical concept…

PepsiCo Wants to Make Tropicana Orange Juice Greener

Earlier today, PepsiCo announced that it is launching a new pilot program to reduce the carbon footprint of its Tropicana Pure Premium orange…
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Reframing Cap and Trade

By Peter Fusaro, Founder, Wall Street Green Trading Summit Cap and Trade has been hijacked, the wind taken out of its sails by…
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Carbon Markets: Trading to Stop Climate Change

By Elizabeth (Lisa) Zelljadt, Senior Analyst, Point Carbon Every morning Mike walks into his London office and logs on to the Intercontinental Exchange,…

A Light in the Dark: The Success of the U.S. Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Market

By Dan Kalafatas, President, 3Degrees It is tempting for environmental market advocates (like myself) to gnash their teeth as climate change misinformation and…