Author Archives: Carol Pierson Holding (108 posts)

Monetizing Nature Is a Fool’s Errand

By: Carol Pierson Holding   How will damage from the Gold King Mine spill of Silverton Colorado be valued? The lawsuits against the EPA for dislodging the toxic yellow sludge into the Animas River and beyond haven’t yet been filed, … Continue reading

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Capitalism Rallies to Fight Climate Change

By: Carol Pierson Holding   In his op-ed piece “Two Cheers for Capitalism,” conservative columnist David Brooks quotes fellow New York Times writer Anand Giridharadas about why capitalism isn’t working:   “The rich are to be praised for the good … Continue reading

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When Climate Change Gets Personal

By: Carol Pierson Holding   Steve Yuhas, a resident of wealthy California enclave Rancho Santa Fe, has become famous for his reaction to drought-imposed water restrictions. His post reads: “(People) should not be forced to live on property with brown … Continue reading

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Harvard Business School’s Plan for a Carbon Free Future

By: Carol Pierson Holding   There has been so much good news about business embracing renewable energy that I almost didn’t give it a second thought when a Harvard Business School report called “America’s Unconventional Energy Opportunity” landed on my … Continue reading

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Are Elections Bad for the Climate?

By: Carol Pierson Holding   In an open letter in Grist, Bill McKibben, putative leader of the climate change movement, challenged Hillary Clinton to “use her political capital to overturn America’s energy paradigm — not slowly, around the margins, but quickly … Continue reading

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