Tag Archives: climate change

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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Is It Already Over?

By: Carol Pierson-Holding   Last week I met a young man who is about to major in environmental engineering. When he found out I blog about climate change, his first question was, “Is it already over?”   Clearly he intended … Continue reading

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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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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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Fossil Fuel’s Persuasive New Strategy

By Carol Pierson Holding   The Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) just released an analysis of the “Financial Impact of the Coming Low-Carbon Transition,” which computed the potential value lost to stranded assets, or what fossil fuel companies will have to … Continue reading

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