Global Warming: How It Is Affecting the Business World

Global Warming has been a popular topic in the world for about two decades now. It is talked about all over politics and environmentalists on a daily basis. Everyone talks about how it is affecting us and the Earth with the crops and our food, but Global Warming is also affecting the business world. Some […]

The Best Global Warming Solution

Global warming is an ever-increasing problem that demands attention. Unfortunately even if we do provide adequate attention to this problem, it is still hard to solve. Even if we stop burning fossil fuels completely the greenhouse gases still stay trapped in the atmosphere for hundreds of years. Deforestation is another important factor to consider that […]

The Global Warming Gap

President Bush’s overseas trip has done nothing to narrow the gap between his administration and Europe on global warming. For their part, the Europeans accept the overwhelming scientific consensus that man-made gases are heavily responsible for the warming of Earth’s atmosphere. They believe that the consequences are likely to be calamitous unless the industrialized world […]

Global Warming Subject for Directors at Big Companies

If corporate directors really understood the implications of global warming, would they steer their companies toward preventing it? Ceres, a coalition of environmentalists and investors; Yale University; and Marsh, the risk and insurance services unit of Marsh & McLennan , insist the answer is yes. And this winter, they will hold what they call sustainable […]

Bundle Up, It’s Global Warming

THE earth continues to get warmer, yet it’s feeling a lot colder outside. Over the past few weeks, subzero temperatures in Poland claimed 66 lives; snow arrived in Seattle well before the winter solstice, and fell heavily enough in Minneapolis to make the roof of the Metrodome collapse; and last week blizzards closed Europe’s busiest […]

Global Warming, College and Partisanship

It’s well known that Democrats and political independents are more likely than Republicans to believe that global warming is mainly due to human activity. But here’s something from the latest Pew poll on climate change: College has a significantly larger effect on Democrats’ understanding of the issue than on Republicans’. From the Pew summary: Among […]

Global-Warming Lawsuits

Imagine for a moment that you’re a citizen of Tuvalu, an island nation in the South Pacific. Your home will soon disappear beneath the waves, an early casualty of rising sea levels linked to global warming. The people largely responsible for your plight — the oil-burning, carbon-dioxide-spewing citizens of the United States — are thousands […]