Transportation Now Largest Source of U.S. Emissions, While Renewables Surge

Buried under the headlines of tax reform and of course, holiday distractions, came some big news from… [more]

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Ford Called Out for Undermining Fuel Standards While Promoting Sustainability

Yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, activists from Public Citizen and Greenpeace… [more]

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Republican Tax Cuts May Actually Accelerate Flow of Jobs Overseas

The new tax cuts President Trump and the GOP have been trumpeting were in part designed – or at least… [more]

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A New Record for Climate Disasters – and a Wake-up Call for Insurers

As announced in a report issued this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),… [more]

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Activist Investors Urge Apple to Help Fight Kids’ Addiction to Smartphones

A decade ago, an ongoing fear of the proliferation of cell phones was that they could possibly have a… [more]

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Resetting Business Strategy in Today’s Volatile Social Landscape

Here in the U.S. and across much of the globe, trust in most of our institutions is at an all-time low.… [more]

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Fish Pain: The Latest Animal Welfare Cause

The animal welfare movement has made impressive gains in recent years, as more food companies have ensured… [more]

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Zuckerberg’s 2018 Personal Challenge Should Have Been the Social Network’s Mission All Along

In case you’ve missed them over the years, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made it… [more]

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Hugo Boss Accused of Forced Labor in India

When one thinks of forced labor and other human rights violations within the global apparel industry,… [more]

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2017 Was the Most Profanity-Laced Year for Corporate Conference Calls; That May Be a Good Thing

One of the greatest stories in Hollywood lore was the controversy over Clark Gable’s uttering of “Frankly… [more]

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Don’t Spray Away, Please

One image that sticks in my mind from reading Rachel Carson's Silent Spring  is the ...

Using the Mail to Recycle

Many Americans complain about the US Postal Service, which usually shares their venom towards other ...

A Hookie-Mookie Energy Approach

“It’s a one-off hookie-mookie.” –Patsy Stone, a character on the British sit-com Absolutely Fabulous, explaining ...

The Dry Cleaning Diaries

8/21/09:  My better half comes home, with two huge black bags.  Body bags?  No, dry ...

Painting the House Green

Recently we started renovating the spare bathroom.  Overall, I must say we’ve been fairly “green.”  We bought ...

Ciudad Verde

Mayors around the world, including San Francisco’s Gavin Newsom, have traveled to a certain city ...

Papering over Uruguay

Uruguay is one of my favorite destinations, a country through which I've traveled three times ...

Djibouti, a geothermal model?

Despite its proximity to the oil-rich Arabian peninsula, Djibouti has no fossil fuel sources of its own.  Lack of resources in general has led to high unemployment, almost no industry, and a huge national debt. 

Danes on Bikes

I miss my bicycle.  Years ago, I lived in Gainesville, Florida, and as a poor ...

A Sustainable Hope

Africa is the continent Westerners most misunderstand.  An experience my classmate, who was born in ...

Inverting Solar

We've been teasing ourselves about solar since the 1970s, when Jimmy Carter installed solar panels ...
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