Earth 2017

How The Green Economic Revolution Will Restore Rural America Jobs

This election has put a spotlight on rural voters. Exit polls have pointed to job loss and job erosion as being a driver…

It’s Still A Green Economic Revolution

We have a new president. Regulations will be changed, diminished or eliminated, but the green economy marches on. Coal is not coming back…

What Happens If Millennials Vote?

Millennials are the second largest generation in the U.S. But they have never voted in numbers representative of their population size. What will…

Clif Bar Proves That Corporate Social Responsibility Can Win Customers

Clif Bar demonstrates the business case that a company can achieve superior financial results simply by meeting consumer expectations for a healthful product…

Millennials Push Fast Food Revenue Off a Cliff

McDonald's faces a stark reality: Only 1 out of 5 millennials have ever sampled the signature Big Mac. With the emergence of millennials…

How ‘Green Giants’ Use Sustainability To Grow Sales

In her recent book "Green Giants," Freya Williams identifies six factors common to companies with at least a billion dollars in annual green…

‘Green Giants’ Prove That Sustainability Sells

In her new book, "Green Giants," Freya Williams makes the business case for sustainability and profiles nine companies with green products that achieve…

How Ford Focus RS Smart Technology Impacts Sustainability

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth took a spin in the Focus RS at Ford's proving grounds in Dearborn, Michigan.

The Clean Tech Electricity Future

The 21st-century grid has the potential to be a lower-cost, lower-emissions and higher-reliability solution. And large utilities are ushering in the next generation…

Unhealthy Big Food: The New Big Tobacco?

Our national weight crisis is a health epidemic that is literally killing us: 300,000 Americans will die this year from obesity. This is…

Utilities Fighting Lower Electric Bill Zombie Apocalypse

Increasingly, clean technologies like solar, batteries and smart appliances are costing less due to global growth in manufacturing economies of scale plus technical…

New CDC Report Documents America’s Weight Crisis

The most recent study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) documents how much weight we've gained since 1994. And…

3 Surprising Reasons For Low Oil Prices

Since 1974. OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) has curtailed oil supplies to raise prices and profits. What changed that is causing…

Test-Drive Comparison: Tesla Model S vs Toyota Mirai

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth test-drove the all-electric Tesla Model S and the hydrogen-fueled Toyota Mirai. Check out his side-by-side comparison, and see…

Is the Hydrogen-Fueled Toyota Mirai a Disruptive Technology?

Toyota branded the Mirai hydrogen-fueled car as a technology turning point. And for good reason, says 3p's Bill Roth.