West Virginia Wants a Handout for Big Coal

The debate over energy subsidies ignited once again last week with a coal-producing state’s suggestion… [more]

West Virginia Wants a Handout for Big Coal West Virginia Wants a Handout for Big Coal

Massachusetts Pushes Back Against Uber and Lyft with Background Checks

Taxi and limousine companies have been losing their shirts in recent years as Uber and Lyft enjoyed a… [more]

Massachusetts Pushes Back Against Uber and Lyft with Background Checks Massachusetts Pushes Back Against Uber and Lyft with Background Checks

Competition Fierce for Manure-to-Energy Projects in California’s Dairy Industry

Last Friday, several dozen farmers, government officials, dairy industry representatives and clean energy… [more]

Competition Fierce for Manure-to-Energy Projects in California’s Dairy Industry Competition Fierce for Manure-to-Energy Projects in California’s Dairy Industry

The Business Case for Protecting Elephants

Tomorrow, August 12, is World Elephant Day. As these magnificent creatures increasingly come under various… [more]

The Business Case for Protecting Elephants The Business Case for Protecting Elephants

Ford, General Motors, Hormel, Marriott, Michael Kors Step Up to Stop Supply Chain Corruption

This week, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) announced it had reached an agreement… [more]

Ford, General Motors, Hormel, Marriott, Michael Kors Step Up to Stop Supply Chain Corruption Ford, General Motors, Hormel, Marriott, Michael Kors Step Up to Stop Supply Chain Corruption

GMO Salmon Arrives at Canadian Supermarkets, (Figuratively) Flies off the Shelves

One of the world’s largest seafood producers, Canada, has had its share of struggles with preserving… [more]

GMO Salmon Arrives at Canadian Supermarkets, (Figuratively) Flies off the Shelves GMO Salmon Arrives at Canadian Supermarkets, (Figuratively) Flies off the Shelves

Boeing, NASA Make Like Canada Geese to Save Energy

According to a recent report on Bloomberg, Boeing Co. and NASA believe they have discovered a way to… [more]

Boeing, NASA Make Like Canada Geese to Save Energy Boeing, NASA Make Like Canada Geese to Save Energy

Orlando Latest City to Go 100% Renewables, But Are Resources Backing Up Words?

Earlier this week, the Sierra Club announced that the Orlando City Commission unanimously approved a… [more]

Orlando Latest City to Go 100% Renewables, But Are Resources Backing Up Words? Orlando Latest City to Go 100% Renewables, But Are Resources Backing Up Words?

Air Travel Could Account for 25% of Global Warming By 2050

According to a recent United Nations report, the global aviation sector could consume as much as 27 percent… [more]

Air Travel Could Account for 25% of Global Warming By 2050 Air Travel Could Account for 25% of Global Warming By 2050

Forest Fires May Be the Bee’s Knees After All

It may seem counter-intuitive, but recent research suggests the occasional forest fire may actually be… [more]

Forest Fires May Be the Bee’s Knees After All Forest Fires May Be the Bee’s Knees After All

West Virginia Wants a Handout for Big Coal

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice insists that as a safety measure, the federal government should give $4.5 billion in annual funding to power companies that continue to use coal. That would amount to a subsidy of $15 per ton of coal burned.

The Business Case for Protecting Elephants

Tomorrow, August 12, is World Elephant Day. As these magnificent creatures endure more threats, from economic development to poaching, tomorrow in part is a reminder to do what we can to protect and conserve them and their natural habitat. For many tour operators, that means no more elephant rides.

The Curious Case of Trademark Requests for Racial Slurs

According to a recent report, there has been a tiny upward blip in trademark requests sent to the federal government to register racists words and slogans for products. The sudden drive to file trademarks for racial slurs comes in the wake of a June Supreme Court decision.

West Texas Ranchers Threaten Lawsuits Over Fracking

Fracking in West Texas has generated opposition from citizens, ranchers, farmers and environmentalists – all of whom share worries, from the lack of water for cattle and crops to potential threats that could be inflicted on popular recreation areas. Could there be a solution?
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