Tag Archives: Carol Pierson Holding

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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Shift Happens

By Carol Pierson Holding   When I heard in late December that Bill McKibben had written another article for Rolling Stone, I was thrilled. His July 2012 piece for that publication — “Global Warming’s Terrifying Math” — started a firestorm. … Continue reading

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Is the Sustainable Ratings EcoSystem Healthy?

By Bahar Gidwani and Carol Pierson Holding   We learned recently that Newsweek may stop issuing its annual “Greenrankings” list.  Its ordinal ranking of the top 500 US companies and its companion list of 500 world companies had become a … Continue reading

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Native Americans Have a Voice in Climate Science

By Carol Pierson Holding   Last Tuesday, a pod of three-dozen orca whales escorted a Seattle-to-Bainbridge Island ferry transporting ancient tribal artifacts to their new home at the Suquamish Museum. As reported in the Huffington Post, the Suquamish Tribal Chairman … Continue reading

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Ikea’s UK Solar Is Boon For U.S. Brand

By Carol Pierson Holding   Ikea’s announcement that it would sell solar panel solutions in its UK stores was startling for any number of reasons. Ikea may be a leader in renewable energy for its own operations, with over half … Continue reading

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