Paper giant APP's move to go green in Indonesia has thrilled environmentalists. Many activist groups are now focusing on buying practices that could affect a firm's reputation – as well as its finances.
Asia Pulp & Paper Co. has promised to stop using wood from Indonesia's natural forests. Unprecedented market pressures, driven in part by Barbie and Mickey Mouse, helped.
Shale predictions move from the outrageous, through far fetched to conservative within two years, Grealy writes.
BP reached a settlement with the US government Thursday to pay $4.5 billion in criminal fines and penalties for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Critics calls the BP settlement a slap on the wrist.
The world is on the cusp of dramatic reductions in greenhouse gases if China replaces coal power with shale gas. But Greens are fighting the technology to do that.
Although Japan's 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster set much of the public against nuclear power, politicians are not convinced.