Tag Archives: global warming

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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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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Climate Change Advocates Need Positive Branding

By Carol Pierson Holding   The idea of branding climate change seems like another exercise in navel-gazing until you consider the effectiveness of the opposition. They’ve got branding down, relentlessly repeating the mantra, “science is inconclusive and solutions are exorbitant … Continue reading

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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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