Author Archives: Carol Pierson Holding (84 posts)

Harley-Davidson Signals Climate Change is Mainstream

By Carol Pierson Holding   What is going to solve climate change? To borrow terms from technology, a distributed solution is underway that has moved along the technology adoption curve and is already entering the mainstream.   We’ve watched this … Continue reading

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Does Climate Change Have Time for Transition Plans?

By Carol Pierson Holding   The USDA Forest Service is pushing through the sale of nearly 6,200 acres of Tongass rainforest’s old growth timber for 10-15 years of logging, claiming that’s what the timber industry needs to “transition” to second-growth … Continue reading

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Investors Could Drive Real Fossil Fuel Investment Retreat

By Carol Pierson Holding   The sustainable investing community has a saying that their greatest achievement will be to put themselves out of business. The fossil fuel divestment movement could say the same: when fossil fuel companies stop their relentless … Continue reading

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Clean Solar Coming Thanks to Chemistry Breakthrough

By Carol Pierson Holding   Last Friday, chemists at the University of Wisconsin published an article in the academic journal Science Magazine in which Dr. Tehshik Yoon and co-authors, Danielle Schultz, Juana Du and Kazimer Skubi, describe how they successfully … Continue reading

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Are Earthquakes Our Most Effective Ally Against Fracking?

By Carol Pierson Holding   In response to pressure from students, faculty — and apparently alumni — who oppose Harvard Endowment’s refusal to divest its fossil fuel stocks, Harvard University’s President Drew Faust’s office issued her second statement on climate … Continue reading

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