Tag Archives: Carol Pierson Holding

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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Today, Sustainable Nylon. Tomorrow, the Planet

By Carol Pierson Holding   “Optimism is a political act. Those who benefit from the status quo are perfectly happy for us to think that nothing is going to get any better.” —     Alex Steffen, The Bright Green City   … Continue reading

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China’s New Economic Dominance May Offer Silver Lining to Environmentalists

By: Carol Pierson Holding   The International Monetary Fund declared that the GDP of China has, as expected but ahead of forecasts, surpassed the GDP of the United States. MarketWatch called it a “major economic earthquake” that will “change almost everything … Continue reading

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Six Events That Tilt the Economy to Favor the Planet

By Carol Pierson Holding   When we hear about the recent Federal spending bill cuts to environmental initiatives, we can’t help but think of the potential disaster when climate denying forces really take power next year. We might yearn for … Continue reading

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