Browsing the "sustainability" Tag

Bad publicity from animal cruelty? Ban publicity…

March 29th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

In two states, bills are making their way through the legislature that will deal with bad publicity affecting factory farms in a novel way. It turns out that folks don't like to buy meat if they hear about the horrible, inhumane way in which it's been raised. But rather than clean up their act, big ag has decided the problem isn't disgusting business practices - it's videos of disgusting business practices. So they'll make THOSE illegal

Agenda for a Sustainable America

July 20th, 2009 | by Timothy B. Hurst

From policymakers, business leaders and NGOs, to students in law and graduate programs, the broad scope and forward-looking tone of Agenda for a Sustainable America would make it a valuable addition to the bookcases of anyone interested in sustainability

How Green Is Amtrak? Well, It Could Be Greener

January 15th, 2009 | by Timothy B. Hurst

Although Amtrak may be a greener choice for travel, some questions still remain about the company's overall environmental policies. Trains are not money-makers and Amtrak is no exception. From the sounds of it, they are cutting some of their greener practices to shave a little off their expenses, but at what cost to the environment

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