Sustainability - Most Commented
Jun 5, 2007
It lacks the glamour of dolphins and whales, but at the bottom of the food chain, the lowly Atlantic menhaden might be the most important fish in the sea. Bruce Franklin suggests we get it an agent or maybe a celebrity spokesperson before it dies out.
May 31, 2007
James Rogers of Duke Energy has been vocal about the power industry's need to be at the table when Congress writes the rules on carbon emissions. In this Conversations From the Corner Office, he tells why he favors a cap-and-trade system.
May 30, 2007
A dozen states want to adopt tougher vehicle emissions standards, but they're waiting on the EPA's go-ahead. And after more than a year and a half, California's getting impatient. Sarah Gardner reports.
May 29, 2007
Green power is good for the environment, right? Southern Californians are finding out it's not that simple, as utilities plan new "energy corridors" for renewable power. Sarah Gardner reports.
May 23, 2007
Greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. — and China and India and Russia — are rising so fast they've easily canceled out a dip in Europe, according to a recent U.N. report. So maybe the E.U.'s onto something with its emissions trading market, says Glenn Hubbard.
May 17, 2007
Lawmakers will soon consider whether to insure crops that could serve as important sources of alternative fuels, but there are a lot of unanswered questions. Jeremy Hobson reports.
May 16, 2007
Goldman Sachs is hosting a gathering of business owners who voluntarily abide by rules to use local products and treat workers fairly. It may be a sign the trend is growing. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
May 11, 2007
The House passed legislation that will require an intelligence assessment on the national security risks posed by global warming. Sam Eaton reports.
May 11, 2007
The International Energy Agency warned today that if OPEC doesn't increase production, tightening oil reserves will cause prices to skyrocket. And they'll only get higher if consumers don't conserve at the pump, Amy Scott reports.
May 10, 2007
The magazine PR Week hosts a conference today for marketing types to swap stories and advice on "going green." So as more and more companies launch new environmental initiatives, how can you tell what's just window dressing? Sarah Gardner looks into it.