Month: October 2008

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Halloween, Climate Change, and Our Responsibility to Future Generations

For Halloween I’d like to reflect the sentiments of Joseph Romm, editor of Climate Progress (one of the best blogs on climate change), Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and author of Hell and High Water. Romm asks us to think of the future of our children as they playfully make their way trick-or-treating down the streets […]Read More

Climate Change and Business Efficiency Environmental Environmental News Environmental Protection Agency Solutions Transportation

UPS Hydraulic Hybrid Alternative Fuel Vehicle Unveiled in Atlanta

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was invited to attend a press conference in Atlanta this week given by United Parcel Service, Eaton Corporation, Navistar, and the EPA where the latest innovation in alternative fuel technology was unveiled, the Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle or HHV. The project was spearheaded by the EPA at the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions […]Read More

Climate Change and Business Global Warming News Sustainable Economy

The Carbon Crunch That Looms On The Horizon

Economic downturn or not, companies around the globe are staying put on their plans to adapt corporate strategies for  the effects of global warming. That’s the conclusion of the new periodic report (pdf) by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). The study reveals that 90% of the top decision-makers at FTSE-100 listed companies believe they can […]Read More

Environmental Environmental News Environmental Resources Water Resources

EarthTalk: Water Shortages and Recalled Lead-Tainted Toys

Earthtalk is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I saw a cover line on a magazine that said, “The next world war will be over water.” Tell me we’re not really running out of water! — Nell Fox, Seattle, WA Today fully one-sixth […]Read More

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On Assignment: UPS Alternative Fuel Vehicle Press Conference

Writing for, and at the invitation of UPS, I will be attending a press conference in Atlanta on Monday, October 27th for the unveiling of their latest alternative fuel vehicles. On hand will be David Abney, Chief Operating Officer for UPS; Chris Grundler, deputy director of transportation and air quality for the EPA; Sandy […]Read More