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Building Bicycle Infrastructure Creates Jobs, Studies Find

While the economy remains in the doldrums and job growth continues to stutter, the bicycle industry, at least, seems to have recovered from…
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The US Way: Workers Produce More, Earn Less = Company Profit

This post is part of a series on Stakeholder Engagement sponsored by Jurat Software. Mother Jones talks about the “dirty secret” of the…

GM Boss Wants Gasoline Tax Hike – Is This Good Policy To Meet Fuel Efficiency Goals?

The Detroit News reported last week that General Motors CEO, Dan Akerson, would like to see the federal gasoline tax boosted by as…
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Dublin Bikes: Bike Sharing That Works

The following post is part of the course work for “Live Exchange” the foundational course on communication for The MBA Design Strategy Program…
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Can Commercial PACE Financing Drive $2.5 Billion in Energy Efficiency Investments?

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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The Market Failure of Plastic Bags

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here. …

Sound Energy Policy Should Consider Rebounds

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…

American Budgetary Politics: Taxes, Deficits, and the Notorious “Laffer Curve”

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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The EPA and Sustainability: The Re-Branding of an Agency

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Pioneering Sustainable Initiatives in Hospitals; Reform on Our Side?

By Julie Graham We are now well on our way to sweeping changes in American Healthcare.   March 23rd marked the first anniversary of…

Sustainability’s Influence on Stock Value

Political discourse over sustainability, in the USA, always seems to debate this single notion: that implementing sustainability initiatives – whether those are to…
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Give to Get: US Eyes Brazilian Oil

By Elizabeth Dolge    No doubt Obama made many fans during his visit to Brazil last weekend, charming government officials and citizens alike. …
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HR 910 Would Threaten California’s Clean Energy Economy and More

In the battle to rebuild California’s economy and create jobs, we certainly do not have a friend in Fred Upton (R-MI), the new…
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Chinese Grid Connectivity Lets Wind Lag

China’s installed wind capacity is the second largest in the World, and their growth rates continue to dwarf those of developed nations. Yet…
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Lord Anthony Giddens: The Four Mistakes of Green Growth

The Economist wrote in March 2010 that climate change doubters are right when they state that uncertainties are rife in climate science, but…