Author Archives: Carol Pierson Holding (102 posts)

Apple’s New Corporate Citizenship Imperative

By Carol Pierson Holding   At the Apple earnings call last week, CEO Tim Cook reported Apple’s latest record-breaking results and the strongest March quarter ever, with 27% revenue growth and 40% earnings growth year over year.   Cook then … Continue reading

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E-cigarette Disposal Imperils the Environment

By: Carol Pierson-Holding   What do you do with CDC research on teen smoking that says that more than a quarter-million youth who have never smoked used e-cigarettes in 2013? For some, the answer seems to be that it proves … Continue reading

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Author Jonathan Franzen Says Saving Birds Trumps Climate Change

By: Carol Pierson-Holding   The California drought caused hydropower production to plummet by 46 percent. The silver lining?  Solar power increased, making up for 83 percent of the hydropower decline.   I’m a huge supporter of solar energy, which appears … Continue reading

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Who Gets Hurt From Fed’s Weak Fracking Rules?

By: Carol Pierson Holding   Regulation can be a great reason to behave well, though industry rarely sees it that way.   After five years of planning, 1.5 million comments, intense lobbying from the oil and gas industry, and innumerable … Continue reading

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Big Oil Talks the Talk Then Pulls an End-Run on Carbon Pricing

By: Carol Pierson-Holding   The Seattle Times ran an article whose headline was so unsurprising I almost didn’t read on: “Oil industry not buying Gov. Jay Inslee’s cap-and-trade plan.” No surprise right?   Big Oil’s actions tell us it not … Continue reading

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