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  • The Volcano That Rocked Global Business
    By on April 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    With a huff and a puff, mother nature grounded the global economy—and pointed up the need to fix our fragile system.

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  • Texas Oil Companies Fight CA Law to Combat Global Warming
    By on March 20, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anti-tax group and a coalition of businesses quietly led by Texas oil companies have launched a signature drive for a November ballot initiative that would suspend California’s pioneering law to combat global warming. Assembly Bill 32, which requires California greenhouse gas levels to be rolled back to 1990 levels by 2020.

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  • Iranian Crackdown Goes Global
    By on December 5, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Tehran’s leadership faces its biggest crisis since it first came to power in 1979, as Iranians at home and abroad attack its legitimacy in the wake of June’s allegedly rigged presidential vote. An opposition effort, the ‘Green Movement,’ is gaining a global following of regular Iranians who say they never previously considered themselves activists. The regime has been cracking down hard at home. And now, a Wall Street Journal (more…)