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State Condoms In Porn Bill Fails

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 11.14.2013 | Los Angeles

Within weeks after several porn performers tested positive for HIV, a bill to require adult film actors throughout California to use condoms when shoo...

Environmentally-friendly Forests? Well, Just on Paper

Steve Pociask | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Steve Pociask

FSC lists 38 separate standards on its website, and even these get enforced at various levels. For example, FSC has no limits for clear-cutting in countries like Russia and Brazil, whereas the strictest standards are applied in the U.S. What does that mean for consumers?

Oxfam's Brands Scorecard Hints at a Better Way for Sustainability: Let the Competitive Juices Flow

Scott Poynton | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Scott Poynton

Oxfam just released its "Behind the Brands" scorecard and we can be sure that CEOs at each of the 10 ranked companies went straight to the overview to see where they were placed; concern for their actual score would have been secondary and a deeper look at the details behind the scores third.

PHOTOS: Freeman's Sporting Club Releases Its Hipster Look Book

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The gents behind Freeman's Sporting Club, the classic gentlemen's menswear and accessories store (not to mention old-timey barber) have released their...

Saving Forests with Carrots as well as Sticks - Part 2

Tensie Whelan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tensie Whelan

Part 1 of this blog overviewed the recent rise of robust interdiction of illegal logging, including stronger laws recently passed in the US and the EU...

The Black and White on Going Green

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I try lots of green products. Here is an overview of what has worked well -- and what hasn't.

Fire Safe Cigarette Laws: More Harm than Good

Rebecca Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Brooks

Fire safe cigarettes or FSC laws seem like a great idea; however, FSC laws are dangerous for both smokers and non-smokers, and need to be repealed immediately.