The significance of the 13th Conference of the Parties in Bali and its implications for moving forward on climate change cannot be stressed enough. Last Thursday, January 24 the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations summoned a full committee hearing,"International Climate Change...Continue Reading
Once a company commits to ‘sustainability,’ then what? While many Business Roundtable members, like DuPont, Alcoa, and GE are leading the way implementing sustainable business practices, how do companies initiate this process if they starting at the beginning?
With pressure for action...Continue Reading
Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. ~Benjamin Franklin
The new year -- countless opportunities to tackle new challenges and find a new resolve to address missed opportunities from years past.
The end of any year casts a shadow of reflection on accomplishments and importantly, on what could have been done in the last 12 months. However, this year, 2007, saw progress in addressing our generation’s most pressing challenges – how to slow and ultimately stop the growth of greenhouse gas...Continue Reading
What a week it has been for folks who follow energy and the environment. In the span of just five days, the United Nations opened its climate conference in Bali ; American CEOs said that for the first time ever, energy is tied with health care as the highest cost pressure for their companies;...Continue Reading