In-Sights: Crime (still) in progress (a 2010 article repeated)

News item: British Columbia Liberals announce the new Clean Energy Act sets the foundation for a new future of electricity self-sufficiency. Definition: Self-sufficiency: The ability to satisfy one’s basic needs without outside help. News item: General Electric, the multinational corporation ranked in 2009 by Forbes as the world’s largest, invested $727 million in British Columbia’s ...

Carbon49 - Sustainability for Canadian businesses: Green R&D: Companies Betting Big On Green Innovation

The Green Transition Scoreboard reports that $241 billion was recently invested in green R&D by large multinationals like Samsung, General Electric, and Nissan and smaller companies like Owens Corning, Cree, and First Solar. Companies around the world are recognizing a tremendous opportunity as we shift from a dirty fossil fuel-based economy into a cleaner, greener future. ...

DeSmogBlog: The Real Train Wreck: ALEC and "Other ALECs" Attack EPA Regulations

shutterstock_2531395.jpg When business-friendly bills and resolutions spread like wildfire in statehouses nationwide calling for something as far-fetched as a halt to EPA regulations on greenhouse gas emissions, ALEC is always a safe bet for a good place to look for their origin. In the midst of hosting its 39th Annual Meeting this week in Salt Lake City, Utah, the American Legislative ...

DeSmogBlog: The Big Waffle? New Report Exposes Corporations That Try to Split the Difference on Global Warming

caterpillar-logo-2401.jpg We hear a lot about the Koch brothers. And before them, we heard a lot about ExxonMobil. In other words, we all know the names of the corporations, and the corporate leaders, who have sought to undermine public understanding about global warming—for instance, by supporting think tanks that misrepresent the science and, in some ...