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Returning to Our Roots: Saving Forests and Curbing Climate Change

Tom Dillon | Posted 12.02.2016 | Green
Tom Dillon

Carbon reduction pledges going into the Paris negotiations will get us about halfway to where science says we need to be to avoid the worst effects of climate change. Focusing on forests can help bridge that gap.

America Recycles Day Should Be Every Day

Carmen Becker | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Carmen Becker

America Recycles Day came and went without much fanfare this year. Yet it is still a powerful reminder to us not only how far recycling has come since...

Leading Special Forces for Sustainability: How Peter Bakker and the WBCSD Isolate, Take Action, and Deliver Measurable Impacts on 9 Global Priorities, Part 2

Mark Coleman | Posted 09.28.2016 | Green
Mark Coleman

Part 2 - Leading Special Forces for Sustainability, A Conversation with Mr. Peter Bakker, President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustaina...

Environmental Concern Empowers the People

Brian Kennell | Posted 09.10.2016 | Business
Brian Kennell

Widespread access to the Internet and new media means consumers have greater access to information, and companies may be held to greater standards of transparency and accountability.

Q&A With Jason Clay: Dialogues on the Environment

Mark Tercek | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

Next in the series is my conversation with Jason Clay, Senior Vice President, Market Transformation for World Wildlife Fund.

Lessons for Rio+20

Corey Brinkema | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Corey Brinkema

As world leaders meet in Rio to develop an environmental agenda for the next 20 years, there are lessons from the history of the FSC that should inform the decisions they make.

Carbon Canopy: A Model for Solving Problems by Protecting Rather Than Destroying Our Natural Resources

Robert J. Cabin | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
Robert J. Cabin

The Carbon Canopy is developing markets that advance forest preservation and sustainable management by compensating landowners for the environmental benefits created by healthy forests.

Sarah Palin, an Environmentalist's Best Friend

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

If Palin wants to have a proper debate about the value of conservation, it would be much healthier for her to stop relying on outmoded photo ops and statements to make a strong argument.

Halloween? Bah, Humbug!

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

Now don't get me wrong, I enjoy festive holidays as much as the next person, but we eco-freaks can't help ourselves from sucking the fun out of things, particularly when it comes to harming children.

The New Millenium's Emerald City: The City Center

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I just entered the new Emerald City. The proprietor here, however, isn't The Wizard of Oz, and this sure ain't Kansas. This is the MGM Grand's City Center, located on the Las Vegas Strip.

Life Cycle: Green Wine

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

It's all about how far your wine has been shipped, and the materials used to package it. Aluminum screw-tops are more likely to be recycled than natural corks, and they prevent wines from going bad.

Company's Commitment To Sustainable Forestry Ends Tree-Sitter Protest

GreenBiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SCOTIA, Calif. -- Tree sitters have ended their demonstrations in part of northern California's Humboldt County after a timber company working in the ...