Voices from Sustainable Business

9 lessons, both good and bad, from the UN climate panel

Liz Hardee, The Climate Trust

Climate change is visibly impacting natural systems. In fact, it's hard to mention the topic without conjuring images of polar bears on melting ice.

In response: Rural timber jobs are too vital to wait

Editor's note: This column is in direct response to "Rough and ready: Oregon logging mill revives 67 jobs, controversy," a column penned by Oregon Wild Executive Director Sean Stevens on March 27, 2014.

Rough and ready: Oregon logging mill revives 67 jobs, controversy

Sean Stevens, Oregon Wild

Sean Stevens is executive director for Oregon Wild, a conservation organization founded in 1974.

Enjoying Oregon cows' less savory products

Katie Fankhauser, The Climate Trust

Oregon is a great place to be if you’re in the energy business.

Energy efficiency and green energy are welcomed, if not prioritized, by industry and consumers alike. Additionally, prices stay low because of our great ability to harness hydropower. But these seemingly positive aspects of Oregon’s energy landscape may undermine one of the most promising renewable energy systems being developed today: dairy digestion.

A number we can count on: What’s the best energy performance measure?

David Heslam and Anthony Roy, Earth Advantage

In Oregon, and in a growing number of states across the country, a debate is taking place about numbers.