Tag Archives: Business

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Cancun Conference a Success In Spite of Oil Company Efforts

This was my third and final dispatch from the climate conference. It follows up on a piece written the day before for TNR. A colleague forwarded along evidence that supported my central thesis: businesses have mixed motives about climate change … Continue reading

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The Growing Role of Corporations in the Climate Negotiations

This piece, my first to lead TNR.com, was given three different titles by the editors there — none of which I particularly liked. They were: In Cancún, Corporations Are Taking Over The U.N. Climate Talks; Corporations Fight The U.N. Climate … Continue reading

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Business Leaders: American Consumers Aren’t Buying Climate Action

This was my third, final, and favorite piece that I wrote at CGI. Earlier this week at the Clinton Global Initiative, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres offered her assessment of what was preventing progress in the international negotiations. Yesterday, a … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Dark: The Danger of Letting Business Lead on Climate Protection

This was my write up of the first of a handful of great panel discussions I saw at CGI. In a candid session on energy and the environment at the Clinton Global Initiative yesterday, the world’s lead climate negotiator Christiana … Continue reading

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Privatizing Climate Protection: A New Approach to Fighting Global Warming?

This the first piece I wrote at the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative in New York City. Having missed the opening day of what was a busy week full of high-level climate talks, I had to rely on the reporting of … Continue reading

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Sales booming for iPad, as Amazon slashes price on Kindle

Below are the stories I covered for this bi-weekly edition of the OPA intelligence report. Follow the links to read individual stories or click here for full coverage of the top online media news. Any comments are welcome below. Intelligence … Continue reading

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Apple iPhone 4 woes lead to free bumpers–but no recall

One of the many things I help out my boss at PBS MediaShift with is his work for the Online Publishers Association, a media research organization founded and financed by some of the biggest names in news after the dotcom … Continue reading

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Iceland: Offshore Haven for Journos?

Below is my last MoJo blog post. I concluded my internship at the DC bureau of Mother Jones on Friday and had an editor publish the post for me at the beginning of this week. Next stop Reykjavík? (If you … Continue reading

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H1N1 Outbreak Made Worse by Lack of Sick Days

Below is a quick Blue Marble blog post on swine flu that was assigned by the bureau chief. Click here to see the original or to make a comment. One component of comprehensive health care reform that has been notably … Continue reading

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Imperiled UBS Threatens the Entire Swiss Economy

On Friday, I explained why UBS was the only bank that offered to take a hit on its contracts with AIG during the government’s backdoor bailout of the ailing insurer. The reason? A looming US investigation of UBS that meant … Continue reading

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