Author Archives: Carol Pierson Holding (119 posts)

Light at the End of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline

By: Carol Pierson Holding   Writing recently for the Wall Street Journal, Thomas Barrett, President of Alyeska which owns and manages the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, bemoans the pipeline’s deterioration due to falling oil production and urges that oil drilling sites be … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Divestiture Campaign Focuses on Big Pensions

By Carol Pierson Holding   The fossil fuel divestiture campaign GoFossilFree equates the end of oil, gas and coal to the great moral crusades of our time — Apartheid and tobacco — while hoping to reduce demand for fossil fuel stocks … Continue reading

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Surfer Dudes Add Hope for Saving Our Oceans

By: Carol Pierson Holding   June 8th was World Oceans Day. It was celebrated with a reception at U.N. Headquarters in New York City. The Empire State Building was lit in white, blue and purple representing different layers of the … Continue reading

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Protecting What’s Irreplaceable With Guns…and Brands

By: Carol Pierson Holding   Several years ago, I visited the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya. Lewa’s owner’s goal is to set an example of how wildlife can be even more valuable as a source of tourism than for … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Meeting Spreads Collective Responsibility

By: Carol Pierson Holding   Even in the best case, the Paris climate talks will fail to reduce greenhouse gases below the level at which our world will be disastrously altered. So the New York Times Editorial Board set a … Continue reading

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