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The Greening of CFOs: Any Leading Examples?

On January 27, 2010 the ground moved underneath our CFOs when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instructed publicly held companies to “…consider…

Meltdown Over Himalayan Glacier Melt

A funny thing happened on the way to the great Himalayan glacier meltdown. It turns out that that yes, the glaciers are receding…
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Cap & Trade for CO2: Great Solution or Not?

Annie Leonard’s Story of Cap & Trade, which we wrote about a while back, throws a critical and generally dismissive eye on the…

Climate Change Like You’ve Never Seen

A riveting photo essay of images depicting climate change was recently published online. The essay, produced by Magnum in Motion and commissioned by the United…

4 Factors Shaping the Wind Energy Industry in 2009

After installing a record 8,600 MW of wind energy capacity in 2008, 2009 will look like a letdown in comparison. Most of the…

Thomas Friedman Talks COP15, Mother Nature, and Father Greed

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Grist, and is re-posted with permission. By Amanda Little, Grist’s former Muckraker columnist Hours before…
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Opinion: Slavery, Carbon, Economics and the Ties that Bind Us

By Lee Barken, IT practice leader at Haskell & White, LLP With the gathering of more than 130 world leaders in Copenhagen this…

Big Business’ Climate Conundrum: Lead, Follow, Or Obstruct

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Grist, and is re-posted with permission. By Jonathan Hiskes, Grist Staff Writer COPENHAGEN—The most popular…
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New Poll: U.S. Supports Cap & Trade, Would Pay Extra to Reduce CO2

A new poll released today (PDF) demonstrates that over 60 percent of Americans recognize that the earth is getting warmer mostly because of…
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Why the EPA’s Endangerment Finding Sets the Stage for Action

Showing a fine sense of message and timing, the United States entered the first day of the crucial climate change conference in Copenhagen…
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Kohl’s Plans Carbon Neutral (That’s Zero) Footprint Next Year

Kohl’s Department Stores is going all-in on carbon neutrality. The Wisconsin company says it’s the first retailer to commit to reaching a net…
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The Story of Cap & Trade (Discussion Follows)

They’re at it again – the creative team who brought you the wildly popular Story of Stuff are following up with “The Story…
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EPA and GHGs: Ready, Set, Report

In the grand scheme of things, if neither next month’s Copenhagen summit on climate change or pending U.S. legislation on the same topic…
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Self Reporting Doesn’t Cut it: Why We Need a National GHG Measurement System

Say you’re the Mayor of San Francisco. You’re spending million of dollars every year to increase energy efficiency, install solar panels and encourage…

Climate Change: The Cost of Inaction Continues to Rise

For those who oppose any kind of meaningful action on global climate change, consider the latest findings on the cost of inaction. According…