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Integrated Bottom Line

Today’s business leaders are running partially blind. The way in which they keep accounts is failing to deliver the complete information that they need to track assets and liabilities properly. As more companies use the principles of sustainable management to guide strategy, they need more sophisticated approaches to inform them of the value of these [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

Beyond the Limits-Executive Summary

Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future by Donella H. Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, and Jorgen Randers Twenty years ago, after working with global data and with a computer model called World3, we came to the following conclusions in a book called The Limits to Growth: 1. If present growth trends in world population, industrialization, [...]

By | July 23rd, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Beyond the Limits-Executive Summary

Setting the PACE: New ways to invest in clean energy home improvements for low and moderate income Americans

Bill Ritter Jr The White House announcement today on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a welcome solution to a problem that has plagued states since 2010. It will go far toward helping all citizens, but especially those on a low and moderate income, to make efficiency improvements to their homes and lower their [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Articles, Blog, Contributor, Press|Comments Off on Setting the PACE: New ways to invest in clean energy home improvements for low and moderate income Americans

Colorado’s Home-Grown Voluntary Carbon Offset Program Now Gets Home-Grown Management

Kelli Barrett Ecosystem Marketplace 29 June 2016 Colorado resident Sandra Laursen was looking for a way to reduce her own personal greenhouse gas emissions, and today her car sports a Project C license plate that reads “advancing clean energy.” “I wanted to put my money where my mouth is on the issue of climate change,” [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Articles, Colorado, Press|Comments Off on Colorado’s Home-Grown Voluntary Carbon Offset Program Now Gets Home-Grown Management

A Better Story

L. Hunter Lovins June 2016 “You walk into the future by laying the runway out in front of people. You clear the impediment littering the ground, smooth the surface, and enable people to see the route. If you want to change a paradigm, you have to tell a better story" The Problems The global economy rests [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on A Better Story

Roughly Right vs Really Wrong

Huffington Post L. Hunter Lovins June 2016 Hunter Lovins explains that when it comes to valuing nature, it’s better to be roughly right than really wrong. This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition’s series of blogs on natural capital by Hunter Lovins, President, Natural Capitalism Solutions, Professor of Sustainable Management, [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Articles, Blog, Huffington Post|Comments Off on Roughly Right vs Really Wrong

DOE Releases New Data and Resources on Energy Efficiency Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Energy has recently released a new series of materials sharing the energy efficiency potential of six major pathways to energy and carbon savings that states and local governments can use to meet their clean energy goals. These materials show that energy efficiency could save consumers and businesses more than 1 billion [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|Articles, Press, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DOE Releases New Data and Resources on Energy Efficiency Opportunities

More Charging Stations Give Electric Cars More Range

Shelley Schlender January 2016 BOULDER, COLORADO— Neil Belmore and his son Matt are on a road trip from Toronto to Palo Alto, California - 4300 kilometers - driving without stopping for gas. They're powering up their all-electric Tesla Model S at charging stations along the way. Not too long ago, electric car owners couldn't plan [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Articles, Blog, Colorado, Hunter Lovins, Interview, LHL, Press|Comments Off on More Charging Stations Give Electric Cars More Range

Understanding Public Opinions on Climate Change in the U.S.

Meryl Compton January 2016 With the recent year of historic climate action behind us, it’s now time to gain some perspective about where the general public stands on issues related to climate and clean energy. By carefully studying the full complexity of public opinions, and identifying significant gaps between mass public and expert opinions, it [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Articles, Blog, Colorado|Comments Off on Understanding Public Opinions on Climate Change in the U.S.

The road after Paris climate accord involves lots of local, hard work

Mountain Town News Allen Best January 2016 An agreement was struck at the Paris climate talks that may in the future be seen as a turning point in the effort to stall the worst of climate change impacts. But it wasn’t easy, as former U.S. Senator Tim Wirth illustrated in a story he told Tuesday [...]

By | January 7th, 2016|Articles, Bill Becker, Colorado, Hunter Lovins, LHL, Press|Comments Off on The road after Paris climate accord involves lots of local, hard work