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Across the United States, the development of natural gas via hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling currently occurs in 32 states. As the development of shale gas has increased, so has the number of community groups united in an effort to end hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in their communities. Last week, more…
Bill McKibben believes that we’re losing the fight against global warming. In his recent article in Rolling Stone (Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math… in the August, 2, 2012 issue), McKibben writes “we're losing the fight, badly and quickly – losing it because, most of all, we remain in denial
This is my 30th… year in the field of “screened” investing. Over the last three decades, this approach to investing has been nuanced with many labels. In 1984, Amy Domini and Peter Kinder wrote one of the first books on the subject and called it “Ethical Investing.” In the
The Rio + 20 Summit drew nearly 50,000 participants, including more than 100 governmental representatives, a large number of non-governmental organizations, and a significant corporate presence. As I mentioned in my last post…, the preparatory talks to the conference were stymied by national interests and lacked focus toward a