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August 4, 2015 Things Every American Should Know About the Clean Power Plan

Source: US EPA

President Obama will unveil the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Power Plan—a historic step to cut the carbon pollution driving climate change. Here are six key things every American should know

August 3, 2015 Statistics says the long-term global warming trend continues

Source: The Guardian

A new study has just been prepared for an upcoming climate meeting of the US Climate Variability and Predictability Program. This group has an annual summit and this year will have a special science session with papers and...

August 3, 2015 Now 60% Chance Of A Government Shutdown

Source: Forbes

The chance of a federal government shutdown increased dramatically and precipitously last week from 40 percent to 60 percent. It’s now more likely than not that a shutdown will result from the craziness going on in Washington.

August 3, 2015 5 core competencies of sustainability leadership

Source: GreenBiz

Anyone in the GreenBiz choir understands that companies today must adopt forward-thinking approaches to secure access to resources and maintain their social license to operate. Company leaders, regardless whether they adorn a...

August 3, 2015 Brazil: From Bad to Worse?

Source: The Market Mogul

Recently, Standard & Poor’s indicated that it is considering removing Brazil’s coveted investment-grade credit status on its long-term sovereign debt. In the company’s statement on Tuesday, it has revised the outlook on Brazil’s...

August 3, 2015 Who wins and loses under Obama’s stricter power plant limits

Source: Washington Post

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.

August 3, 2015 A retirement storm is coming. Are you prepared?

Source: Washington Post

As with a Category 5 hurricane, Americans are in for catastrophe if we fail to address the looming retirement crisis. Retirement planning cannot be shoved down on your to-do list.

July 30, 2015 What exactly is enterprise risk management?

Source: FCW

Often, the risk that hits an organization hard might not be the one that the organization was anticipating. As they have become more experienced in the application of basic risk management, the shortcomings of the traditional...

July 30, 2015 Opinion: Twitter spends 35% of revenue on stock-based compensation

Source: MarketWatch

Chalk up another winning quarter for Twitter, which continues to “innovate” by diluting shareholders’ stakes — that is, all shareholders other than the executives who run the company.

July 29, 2015 Texas Facing Major Climate Change Impacts, Study Finds

Source: Texas Tribune

Texas probably will see a sharp increase in heat-related deaths and coastal storm-related losses in the coming decades if nothing is done to mitigate a changing climate, according to a new study commissioned by a bipartisan group...

July 29, 2015 BP is making the best of a bad situation

Source: Reuters

BP is making the best of a bad situation. There is clear progress on bringing down costs and capital expenditure. But with the oil price at nearly a six-month low of $53 a barrel for Brent crude, it’s only going to get harder for...

July 29, 2015 Why it’s a bad idea for China to prop up its stock market

Source: Reuters

China’s pledges to prop up the stock market are unwise. It didn’t have to be this way – if only the country’s authorities had been able to resist the lure of inflating asset prices. That’s a challenge few governments have met.

July 29, 2015 Pearson, the Financial Times and the culture of modern capitalism

Source: The Guardian

A short letter in Wednesday’s Financial Times makes for fascinating reading. Stimulated by Pearson’s sale of the FT to Nikkei, it poses profound questions about the nature of modern capitalism:

July 28, 2015 40 percent of adults on Earth have never heard of climate change

Source: Washington Post

A major concern for climate activists is figuring out what drives the public’s beliefs about climate change. This information can help scientists better engage with the public and help activists understand what factors are likely...

July 28, 2015 Analyst Who Predicted Bottom for Shanghai Stocks Sees Further 14% Plunge

Source: Bloomberg

Chinese stocks will decline by an additional 14 percent over the next three weeks as the market demonstrates a trading pattern that mirrors the U.S. crash in 1929, according to Tom DeMark.

July 28, 2015 Is America Entering a New Victorian Era'

Townhall.com - One such trend is the sharp decline in teen sexual activity. A îCenter for Disease Controlî survey showed that less than half of teenagers over 14 in 2013 have engaged in sexual intercourse, a sharp...

July 27, 2015 Solutions to our ills in which profit is a motive do work

Engineering News - Let us get something îclear: profitî is good. In fact, profit as a motive is essential. Profit or loss is the final indicator of whether the people concerned are running a good operation. Imagine...

July 27, 2015 To Be Mentored or to Mentor' What Sustainability Leaders Really Need to Succeed

CSR Wire - Last month, I wrote about why sustainability leaders should think about becoming a mentor. "Weâre always telling people why doing good is good for business," I said, "but sometimes we forget that the same logic...

July 27, 2015 Disastrous Sea Level Rise Is an Issue for Today's Public -- Not Next Millennium's

The Huffington Post - In 2005, I argued that ice sheets may be more vulnerable than the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) estimated, mainly because of effects of a warming ocean in speeding ice melt....

July 27, 2015 Opinion: The newest Obamacare fail: penalties of $36,500 per worker

Source: MarketWatch

Beginning this month, the IRS can levy fines amounting to $100 per worker per day or $36,500 per worker per year, with a maximum of $500,000 per firm.

July 24, 2015 Three Post-Proxy-Season Thoughts

Source: Supra Business Advisor

For many companies, the period between Independence Day and Labor Day is a good time to absorb the lessons of the spring proxy season and to catch a corporate breath before the stretch run to the end of the year. With that in...

July 24, 2015 US Missed An Opportunity To Cut Carbon At Lower Cost

Source: Forbes

“As far as I’m concerned the renewables industry is built on the proposition that we should always do the most expensive thing first,” Rowe said at the Energy Thought Summit at Chicago’s Symphony Center. “Whereas a carbon tax or...

July 24, 2015 Isaac Orr: No, fracking isn't causing earthquakes

Source: Grand Forks Herald

The increase in earthquakes in these two states likely is due to the disposing of wastewater generated during the hydraulic fracturing process, not the fracturing process itself. The U.S. Geological Survey has stated, "Hydraulic...

July 24, 2015 Giving Hippies Key to Portfolio Is Not Such a Bad Idea After All

Source: Bloomberg

Some of the fundamentalists from both streets may bristle at the comparison, but the trend of incorporating environmental, social and governance (or "ESG") considerations into investment decisions seems to be spreading faster...

July 24, 2015 Did climate change kill the woolly mammoth?

Source: CBS News

It was long thought that hunting by humans was the driving force behind the demise of mammoths, giant sloths and other massive mammals that roamed the Earth tens of thousand of years ago.

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