Tag Archives: Carol Pierson Holding

Climate Woes Demand Both War and Civil Action

By: Carol Pierson Holding   For at least a decade, I’ve been a huge fan of Bill McKibben, thought leader for the climate movement. But his most recent article in The New Republic, “A World at War,” falls short.  Subtitled … 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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Old Habits Slow Progress in Sustainability

By Carol Pierson Holding     The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) just announced a new credential for accountants charged with analyzing sustainability issues that impact the bottom line.  “More and more companies are disclosing sustainability information. In 2011, only … Continue reading

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Obama Gets Personal on Climate Change

By Carol Pierson Holding     The climate change movement took a powerful leap in 2012, when Bill McKibben identified a single enemy for climate activists to battle: the fossil fuel industry. He painted that industry as what branding experts … Continue reading

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