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James Boyce

Once Again, Business Shows Nonprofits the Future

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Boyce

Nonprofits and causes live and operate in the same world today as businesses. Business is telling us what they see coming.

Introducing SustainableTrip.org -- One Step Better Than Reusing Your Hotel Towels.

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James Boyce

If we really want to make a difference while we travel, we need to make better, more informed choices. Real sustainable travel is about more than reusing towels, turning off lights and hotel recycling programs. These days, it has to be.

What's Up With the Rainforest: United States has higher percentage of forest loss than Brazil

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

We can't allow the constant reminders of the damage we have done to our planet overshadow the fact that we still have the chance to prevent the past f...

What's Up With the Rainforest: More Hope, Less Blame

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

While corporations have jumped on the eco-bandwagon, we'd like to call attention to the unsung heroes who have shown a dedication to environmentalism, not driven by profit or personal gain.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Brazil Suspends Amazon Dam Project Targeted by Avatar Director

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

The recent decision to suspend the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam suggests that Hollywood holds a great deal of environmental leadership power.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Rate of Forest Loss Has Decreased, But We're Not Out of the Woods Yet

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

While it's not hard to conclude that logging and high rates of deforestation are detrimental to the forests, a realization that may come as a surprise is the impact urbanization has had on the rainforest.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Are Biofuels an Ethical Solution?

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

While scientists make strides in researching solutions towards a better future, we have become apathetic to our environmental crisis.

NRDC's New Videos On Clean Energy Reveal the Faces and Potential of the Green Economy

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

You can see the videos this review is about at CleanEnergyStories.org All too often, discussions about so-called green job creation are placed in the...

Hey California: Don't Get Fooled Again

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

The California Manufacturers and Technology Association (CMTA) and others are using an oil industry-funded study to support their argument of the negative impacts of clean energy legislation.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Chevron's Cover-up of Gross Environmental Abuses in Ecuador

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Ecuador's people have been struggling for over a decade to achieve justice in their lawsuit against the US oil giant, Chevron.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Collapsing biodiversity is a 'wake-up call for humanity'

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

The global community has been sent a series of wake-up calls lately: the environmental crisis spilling into the Gulf of Mexico, unprecedented droughts...

You Talked the Talk. Now Let's Walk the Walk.

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

As BP pumps thousands of barrels of toxic oil into the Gulf of Mexico every day, the threat our dependence on fossil fuels holds should be clearer now...

What's Up With the Rainforest? Science in the Amazon

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

We have come to a point where we can either be proactive in securing a strong future, or we can wait until we run out of all our resources and are forced to change.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Will Turning Vegetarian Save the Planet?

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Even decisions as small as selecting that perfect bottle of wine to go with your dinner provides an opportunity to make an eco-friendly choice.

When You Add 2,400 Businesses and Lose Three, You're Winning

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Boyce

Two weeks ago, BP America, Caterpillar Inc. and ConocoPhillips decided not to renew their membership in the US Climate Action Partnership.

What's Up With the Rainforest: School of Architecture Builds Sustainable Health Care

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

What actions must we -- as individuals, families, corporate CEOs, government officials, activists -- take to secure a path that guides us to a cleaner, safer, and healthier world?

What's Up With the Rainforest: City Exodus Adds to Fears for Haiti Crops

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

From the devastation in Haiti to consumer choices in Europe, our top stories this week highlight how choices affect our future.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Could Special Bonds Fund the Green Revolution?

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

There have been many clever ideas forged on how economic tools can spurn our transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy technologies.

What's Up with the Rainforest: Huge Hydroelectric Dam Approved in Brazil's Amazon

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Boyce

The role of economics is becoming more and more important in the fight for rainforest conservation and protection.

'Guerilla War' to Combat Supreme Court Campaign Finance Fiasco

James Boyce and Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce and Paul Abrams

The key is to stop the Citizens United ruling from having an impact in 2010. Once gone, democracy will not be recaptured.

Citizenship 2.0: New Hampshire Style

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

Today, the Live Free or Die Alliance launches its new website and with it, a model for online citizen engagement for the rest of the nation to consider.

Join in the Effort to Break Up the Big Banks

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nathan Havey

There is a movement afoot, and I'd like you to join us. Several organizations are cooking up a number of ways to make this change happen.

What's Up With The Rainforest: Carbon Price of $10/Ton Could Save Forests

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Saving forests has been a top priority at the COP15 conference. Delegates need only look to what is happening in Brazil and Indonesia to see how big the problem has become.

Larry Summers' Genius Clouds His Judgment: Regulating the Banks Will Not Work

James Boyce and Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Boyce and Paul Abrams

With the DNA of two Nobel Laureate economists in his genome, one might think Summers would have the best grasp of how to fix the broken financial system. One would be wrong.

From Contract To Bestseller In 60 Days

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James Boyce

In a slow-moving industry, Clean Energy Common Sense is an anomaly. Frances Beinecke went from book contract to #4 on the Amazon Non-Fiction Bestsellers list in a little over 60 days.