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By Admin / On October 4th, 2012

Pavan Sukhdev's latest event left audience members with plenty to think about:

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By Shi-Ling Hsu / On July 5th, 2012

Shi-Ling Hsu, Island Press author and Field Notes contributor,  and stand-up economist,...

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By Shi-Ling Hsu / On January 9th, 2012

The charge that airlines will have to pay for flying in and out of the EU is not a "tax" at all, but the cost of airlines having to hold tradable emissions permits under the EU Emissions...

By Dominick A. DellaSala / On March 10th, 2011

Pacific salmon are the iconic temperate rainforest species connecting ocean, freshwater, and terrestrial systems, and joining people to the great outdoors.

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On January 14th, 2011

Have you gotten that uncontrollable urge to send junk mail back to where it came from? We all have some inkling of protest as we sift through the endless stream of junk mail that arrives in our mailbox every day. Marketing distributors of junk mail have...

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By Elizabeth Grossman / On November 17th, 2010

Excerpt from Elizabeth Grossman's blog, The Pump Handle.

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By Admin / On June 29th, 2009

This past week the Center for Business and the Environment at Yale hosted the 3rd annual Conservation Finance Camp. This camp consisted of 19 practitioners working on preserving natural resources through land conservation and 16 instructors brought...

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By Frank Ackerman / On November 24th, 2008

It's no surprise that financial disaster has pushed environmental problems out of the news of late. But it's too bad that they can't get together somehow; the two areas of crisis, and the needed solutions, have a lot in common. The common thread is that...

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By Walker Wells / On October 14th, 2008

Financing isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you here the term green building. Instead it's usually solar panels, bamboo flooring, or a piece of plumbing equipment you're not sure you really want to understand. But just like other building...

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