Tag Archives: global warming

Capitalism Rallies to Fight Climate Change

By: Carol Pierson Holding   In his op-ed piece “Two Cheers for Capitalism,” conservative columnist David Brooks quotes fellow New York Times writer Anand Giridharadas about why capitalism isn’t working:   “The rich are to be praised for the good … 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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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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