government policy

‘Father of Climate Change’ Sides with GOP On Carbon Tax

The "father" of climate science, James Hansen, recently embraced a proposal by GOP elders to implement a revenue-neutral carbon tax that would pay…

Trump Administration on Board with Solar-Powered Renewable Hydrogen

Renewable hydrogen created by splitting water with solar energy is getting a lot of love from the Trump administration these days; coal, not…

Lessons From Flint: Why We Miscalculate Investments

Social return on investment (SROI) analysis provides a holistic approach that could help cities avoid devastating situations like the water crisis in Flint,…

Pope Francis Opens Laundromat to Serve the Homeless for Free

Whirlpool donated the dozen laundry machines for Pope Francis Laundry, while Procter and Gamble supplied the detergent.

Portland Metro Targets 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2050

This week Portland, Oregon and surrounding Multnomah County unveiled a joint agenda to meet 100 percent of their energy needs with renewables by…

Low-Carbon Policies Create Jobs and Spur a Healthy Economy

Some say low-carbon policies are job killers that leave blue-collar workers behind. But in this day of he said/she said and fake news,…

JP Morgan CEO Offers Warnings to Commander-In-Chief

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon offered President Trump some solid advice in his annual shareholder letter, but he's probably whistling into the wind.

Business Groups Threaten Shareholders’ Right to File Proposals

In February, the Business Roundtable, a group representing the some of the most powerful CEOs in corporate America, delivered a regulatory hit list…

Trump Should Follow Nixon’s Lead on the Environment

Many comparisons have been made between U.S. President Donald Trump and former President Nixon. Few, if any, have had positive connotations. However, Trump…

How Printer Cartridges Could Change Patent Law as We Know It

A case before the Supreme Court over the "ownership"of a printer cartridge could have profound impact on our rights when it comes to…

Ethics for Healthcare and Public Administration Professionals

Maintaining an ethical framework requires leadership that leads by example.

5 American Behaviors That Define Our Healthcare Costs and Solutions

America is desperate for affordable health care, but we'll have to change these five behaviors first.

3 Steps To Lower Drug and Health Insurance Prices

American insurance companies and drug companies can raise prices because they have the power to do so. Competition is limited, at best. Regulation…

Climate Change Policies and Federal Funding Cuts Could Impact Military, Developing Nations

When White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced the proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year on March 16, he said "spending on…

NCAA Silent On North Carolina’s Repeal and Replace of ‘Bathroom Bill’

Last week North Carolina passed legislation that aimed to reverse the state's so-called "bathroom bill." But many in the LGBT community say the…