Terry Tamminen, former secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency, is president of Seventh Generation Advisors, a strategic advisor to Pegasus Capital Advisors and the CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. He is also the author of "Cracking the Carbon Code: The Key to Sustainable Profits in the New Economy." Follow him on Twitter @terrytamminen.
Yes, it’s that time of year again and carbon could make your New Year’s resolutions much more successful—and profitable. A new job, a new career, a new lifestyle?
Congress is reluctant to approve both because each will mean new and higher costs for American consumers at a time when they can least afford them..
If Copenhagen delegates want to know where the solutions to both the current climate and economic crises will come from, they need to look at the work of enterprising governors in the U.S. and Brazil.
Of the estimated 20,000 people converging on the UN climate conference in Copenhagen, half are expected to be under the age of 30. Other than the anti-war campaigns of the 1970s, it’s hard to recall a movement that has been so embraced, even motivated, by the world’s youth.
My wife’s grandmother, Sadie, will turn 103 next month. Of all the things that might concern or interest her, she lay awake the other night worried that world leaders won’t solve the climate crisis before its too late.
Look for President Obama to sign climate change legislation into law in April, a barrage of carbon footprint commercials on TV, a sustainability label from Walmart and the election of green governors.