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Chile Finds A Better Path To Renewable Energy

Chile’s near catastrophe with hydroelectric energy, averted in part thanks to the efforts of friends in the Patagonia Sin Represas campaign, made us wonder whether Chile’s path to a greener future would be straight and narrow. 584 more words

Collaboration

Have Cause Will Travel

We have found that when travelers can support a cause they believe in while traveling, they will go out of their way to do so. When our hotelier colleagues make it easier for a traveler to support a cause, we can only celebrate it: 256 more words

Community

Scale, Distribution & Disruption

Three stories in today’s New York Times, two in the main Business section and the other in the Media subsection of Business, are an interesting read in tandem: 32 more words

Consumer Behavior

California Leading On Climate

We appreciate California’s heroic measures to take responsibility and show leadership where it can on climate change:

Over the past decade, California has passed a sweeping set of climate laws to test a contentious theory: that it’s possible to cut greenhouse gas emissions far beyond what any other state has done and still enjoy robust economic growth.

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Climate Change

Cod Recovery Is A Redemption Story

Cod seems as good as any other creature to feature in a redemption story. The editor of the Environment section at the Guardian shares good news on one lucky population of cod that got the attention they needed, seemingly just in time: 272 more words

Conservation

Understand Amazon Before The Next Train Leaves The Station

Mark Twain called it the Gilded Age. In his period there was plenty of reason to be concerned about monopoly powers, especially those of railroads. Echoes in the present day, of reasons to be concerned about the same, seem to be getting louder and clearer. 425 more words

Consumer Behavior

Illicit Eel

The movement of wild animals, a topic we have covered in these pages dozens of times already, never stops providing surprises; thanks to the FERN for the story on this one: 616 more words

Consumer Behavior