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the United Nations selected Qatar to host the COP 18 Summit next year in Doha. Considering Qatar's moves on the sustainability front, the decision is the right one.
This morning Al Gore is speaking at the BSR Conference in San Francisco, and I look forward to listening to the passionate, unschackled Mr. Gore.
Brian Thomas, a sustainability consultant based in Connecticut, insists that long term actions are necessary to deal with actual or future climate change, the focus of his new book.
Recently Ceres concluded that while large companies that register with the SEC have overall improved their climate change risk disclosures in recent years, more work needs to be done. Most public companies are still very vague about risks associate with climate change, despite the SEC's directive issued last year.
Al Gore has plenty of critics—I liked him more when he first ran for President in 1988 when he was barely of the age that qualified him to hold the nation’s highest office. His 150 second video gets straight to the point, and I suggest you watch it and vote No on Prop 23.
The National Rifle Association is a case study for political success. According to Robert Walker, the former President of Handgun Control, Inc., climate change advocates could learn from the NRA’s tactics.
Much of the conflict over climate change between developed and developing countries focuses on who should pay for the transition away from fossil-based fuels. Some in the West say that countries with less stringent environmental laws, such as India and China, should be subject to a carbon tariff, often referred to as a border adjustment tax.
Yesterday I went to one of the best one day symposia I have attended, a gathering focused on India and Climate Change. I am glad I attended because it gave me insight as to what role India can and should have in the global debate over environmental policy. Too often, global political leaders and environmentalists lump together China and India when they discuss what these nations should do in combating climate change
Yesterday I attended a talk given by USA Ambassador Friis Petersen of Denmark at UCLA's CIBER (Center for International Business and Research). Ambassador Petersen was in Los Angeles for the day and somehow UCLA was fortunate enough to get a ...