Steve Cohen, Author at State of the Planet - Page 2 of 48

The Arrival of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Standardized sustainability metrics are a crucial step in realizing the vision of sustainability management.

by |September 25, 2023

Protecting Workers as We Shift to Electric Vehicles

A fair labor agreement needs to protect against layoffs, provide resources for training workers on the use of new technologies, and include some form of profit-sharing.

by |September 18, 2023

New York City’s Resilience and Post-COVID Recovery

New York City has its problems, but the energy, work ethic, brainpower, and sheer determination of the people who live here always ensure its revival.

by |September 11, 2023

The Montana Climate Case and Our Obligation to the Future

Held v. Montana is a landmark case because—despite its limited practical applications—it is an indication of a paradigm shift.

by |September 5, 2023

Predicting The Pace of the Transition to Environmental Sustainability

The size of the human population, the political demands globally for increased material consumption, and the finite resources we still draw from the earth will drive the transition to environmental sustainability.

by |August 28, 2023

Repelling the Attack on Environmental, Social, Corporate Governance (ESG) Management

The attack on ESG must be repelled, and the best defense is results and improved organizational performance.

by |August 21, 2023

Technology, Culture, Economics, and Politics

Technological change has been the largest stimulator of rapid cultural change over the past two centuries and will continue to be the major cause of social, economic, and political change.

by |August 14, 2023

New Technology Will Determine the Pace of Decarbonization

While the technology we need to complete the transition to renewable energy is not yet here, the pace of technological innovation is accelerating.

by |August 7, 2023

The Right Wing’s Endless War on the U.S. EPA

No one wants the environment damaged any more than anyone wants to see violence or crime. We need a new approach to protecting the planet, but that will not happen by starving agencies of resources.

by |July 31, 2023

Avoiding Environmental Panic

People are experiencing the climate crisis firsthand, and it is changing their understanding of how the world works. The crisis is real, but so, too, is our determination to address it.

by |July 24, 2023