Archive for the ‘News Analysis’ Category

NewsAnalysis: Dark Clouds Gather Over SEC Climate Regs?

In a January 27 vote – split three-to-two along party lines – SEC Commissioners approved interpretive guidance on rules requiring companies to disclose potential impacts of climate change on their bottom lines.  The move was prompted by a petition filed in September 2007 by Environmental Defense Fund – Finding the Ways That Work and Ceres.  […]

NewsAnalysis: TIAA-CREF Divests from Genocide

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week’s NewsAnalysis from the Sea Change Radio Headlines Anchor, Tania Haldar Hart: So, what’s the connection between investing and genocide in the first place??  I’m no expert on the ethics of investing but I was intrigued by recent news that TIAA-CREF, the huge retirement fund for teachers and […]

NewsAnalysis: Obama’s Funny Numbers for Carbon Reductions

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week’s Sea Change Radio News Analysis comes from Tania Haldar Hart: Last week’s Sea Change News Analysis covered the White House announcement of the President’s visit to the Copenhagen Climate Conference, where he will officially unveil US carbon reduction goals.  Today, we focus on the story behind the […]

NewsAnalysis: Obama Is Showing Up in Copenhagen — But Will He Step Up to Climate Leadership?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week’s Sea Change Radio News Analysis comes from Tania Haldar Hart: In a promising turn of events, President Obama announced on Wednesday, November 25th, that he will participate in the UN’s Climate Conference in Copenhagen, next month. This gesture has resurrected the possibilities of bolder outcomes emerging from […]

NewsAnalysis: A Tale of Two Treaties?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week’s Sea Change Radio News Analysis comes from Tania Haldar Hart: The conference to negotiate a new climate treaty is rapidly approaching — early December, in Copenhagen — and the Sea Change Correspondent will be there to cover it.  The goal is to to come out of […]

Carroll Muffett on Waxman-Markey Climate Bill

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Sea Change’s complete interview with Carroll Muffett of Greenpeace on the Waxman-Markey Climate Bill.

Joe Romm on Waxman-Markey Climate Bill

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Sea Change’s complete interview with Joe Romm of Climate Progress.

NewsAnalysis: The Business of Water

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Sea Change Host Francesca Rheannon brings us the Sea Change News Analysis examining the sustainability of water as a business proposition.  The News Analysis draws on content from the CSRwire.com News Alert by Sea Change Host Bill Baue.  For information not included in this version, check out the […]

NewsAnalysis: Washington Sells Out to Wall Street

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We’re all watching the dance unfold between Wall Street and DC these days, with a grim fascination. But one organization has formed to put watching into action. It’s called Wall Street Watch, and its a product of several partner organizations, including the Consumer Education Foundation and Essential Action, a corporate […]

NewsAnalysis: Fairtrade Cocoa Goes Big League

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Cadbury, the popular British chocolate maker, just agreed to source Fairtrade cocoa for Cadbury Dairy Milk, the top-selling chocolate bar in the UK. The move effectively triples sales of Fairtrade cocoa for farmers in Ghana, where Cadbury sources from Kuapa Kokoo.  It was one of the first cooperatives […]