Tag Archives: global warming

Climate Change Driving Beverage Market to Creative Destruction

By Carol Pierson Holding   Last week, the Seattle Times reported on a White House state dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande. The wines were chosen for being among the U.S.’s vineyards that are owned or run by French … Continue reading

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No News Is Bad News for Climate Change Action

By Carol Pierson Holding   The top story on my Thursday’s New York Times mobile edition was titled “U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will be Costly.” Surely the newspaper wouldn’t feature a story that prominently on an issue … Continue reading

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Assigning Corporate Blame for Global Warming Now Possible

By Carol Pierson Holding   Three recent headlines offer disturbing news to climate advocates. Together, they show catastrophic aggression from the fossil fuel producers.   First, Huffington Post reported on predictions from the International Energy Agency (IEA) that the U.S. … Continue reading

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Heinz Awards $250K to Build the Post-Fossil Fuel World

By Carol Pierson Holding   Last week, KC Golden, Policy Director at Seattle-based Climate Solutions, was awarded the $250,000 Heinz Award in Public Policy. Danny Westneat of the Seattle Times called Golden “a prizewinning global-warming fighter.”   With all that … Continue reading

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Can Heat, Fires and Floods Provoke Action on Environmental Issues?

By Carol Pierson Holding If you’ve been reading the news this hot summer, the will to combat climate change appears to be dead. The United Nations conference Rio 20+ was by all accounts a dismal failure. Neither presidential candidate has … Continue reading

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