inside climate news: Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Most U.S. Companies Ignoring SEC Rule to Disclose Climate Risks Almost 75 percent of the nation’s publicly traded companies are ignoring a three-year-old Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that they inform investors of the risks …

Voting Rights Act in Jeopardy? Supreme Court Hints at Rollback

“We at Ethical Markets are shocked at this out-of-control Supreme Court , even hearing this case of Alabama v. the Voting Rights Act .  This Roberts Court’s appalling record of  legislating from the bench , as in their Citizens United decision in 2010 ,  must be condemned . We  especially …

SB Research Newsletter: Perception Versus Reality in Sustainability Performance

A new study casts doubt on the notion that corporations will improve their reputations by becoming more sustainable. The global study, by Brandlogic, a branding firm, and CRD Analytics, an ESG analytics provider, found that a group of companies increased their “real sustainability performance” but nonetheless suffered a decline in …

Irresponsible Skepticism: Lessons Learned From the Climate Disinformation Campaign

Hat tip to our colleague, Paul H. Ray Irresponsible Skepticism: Lessons Learned From the Climate Disinformation Campaign By DONALD A BROWN on February 17, 2012 10:15 PM | 4 Comments | 0 TrackBacks I. Introduction. This is the fourth and last entry in a series that has examined the climate …

Ethical Analysis of Disinformation Campaign’s Tactics: (1) Think Tanks, (2) PR Campaigns, (3) Astroturf Groups, and (4) Cyber-Bullying Attacks.

Hat tip to our colleague, Paul H. Ray Ethical Analysis of Disinformation Campaign’s Tactics: (1) Think Tanks, (2) PR Campaigns, (3) Astroturf Groups, and (4) Cyber-Bullying Attacks. By DONALD A BROWN on February 10, 2012 2:30 PM | 9 Comments | 0 TrackBacks I. Introduction. This is the third post …

Ethical Analysis of Disinformation Campaign’s Tactics: (1) Reckless Disregard for the Truth, (2) Focusing On Unknowns While Ignoring Knowns, (3) Specious Claims of “Bad” Science, and (4) Front Groups.

Hat tip to our colleague, Paul H. Ray Ethical Analysis of Disinformation Campaign’s Tactics: (1) Reckless Disregard for the Truth, (2) Focusing On Unknowns While Ignoring Knowns, (3) Specious Claims of “Bad” Science, and (4) Front Groups. By DONALD A BROWN on January 21, 2012 1:32 PM I. Introduction. This …

Ethical Analysis of the Climate Change Disinformation Campaign: Introduction to A Series.

Hat tip to our colleague, Paul H. Ray Ethical Analysis of the Climate Change Disinformation Campaign: Introduction to A Series. By DONALD A BROWN on January 3, 2012 3:03 PM | 7 Comments | 0 TrackBacks I. Introduction to The Series: Over the next few weeks, ClimateEthics will take a …

Durban Climate Talks: The Fight Begins

Durban Climate Talks: The Fight Begins Global Warming / Climate Change has emerged as the single largest threat to mankind. The complexities of understanding global climate system and developing an appropriate global response strategy seem to have overthrown the scientific community into perpetual debate and widened the divide between the …