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March 12, 2011, Esty plans to make Connecticut a model of environment and energy, Danbury News-Times

March 7, 2011, Esty: CT to lead nation’s energy and environment innovation, Hartford Business Journal

February 24, 2011, Wind Power Maneuvering, Litchfield County Times

February 14, 2011, Green Power; Agency Consolidation Energy and environment under one roof holds promise, and Daniel Esty is an inspired choice, Hartford Courant

February 9, 2011, A great opportunity for sustainable growth, Daily Telegraph (UK)

November 28, 2010, America blamed for climate talks stalemate, The National (Australia)

November 24, 2010, Green IT: Train staff to think about sustainability,

November 23, 2010, Future of "green" trading looks dim, American Public Media/Marketplace

November 18, 2010, Energy reform needs innovation, Yale Daily News

November 16, 2010, Panel: Sustainability cannot succeed through technology alone,

November 16, 2010, Renewable energy advocates eye break from climate change debate,

October 29, 2010, California air board to unveil cap-and-trade program for CO2, Sacramento Bee

October 25, 2010, The 100 Greenest Companies in America, Newsweek 

August 31, 2010, An Unlikely General in Climate-Change WarWall Street Journal

August 17, 2010, Environmental Responsibility: Today’s Business Megatrend,

June 1, 2010, Green-energy blues; Investors wonder if the renewable-energy boom is over, The Economist

May 18, 2010, Is going green more than a fad?, American Public Media/Marketplace

May 13, 2010, All polluters not equal under new bill, American Public Media/Marketplace

April 21, 2010, The World's Greenest Billionaires, Forbes

April 7, 2010, Lyondell Leaves Kalamazoo Poisoned as Bankruptcies Mar Cleanups,

December 8, 2009, Summit puts focus on tiny Pacific islands, USA Today

November 30, 2009, The Colbert Report, Comedy Central

November 26, 2009, Heinz Tallies Cuts in Emissions, The New York Times

November 18, 2009, Harvesting gas from the dairy air, American Public Media /Marketplace

October 3, 2009, Obama Pressured to Return to Copenhagen for Climate Talks,

September 25, 2009, 'Good Housekeeping' Picks First Six for 'Green Seal'; Beauty, Cleaning Products That Pass Environmental Test, Ad Age

September 8, 2009, U.S. must step up on climate change, American Public Media/Marketplace

January 11, 2008, "A Billion New Tailpipes: Tata's Nano May Put Millions of New Drivers on the Roads. It May Also Herald a New Source of Pollution," Newsweek

January 9, 2008, "F.T.C. Asks if Carbon-Offset Money is Well Spent," The New York Times

June 9, 2007, "Cities Take Lead on Environment as Debate Drags at Federal Level," Washington Post

June 9, 2007, "522 Mayors Have Agreed to Meet Kyoto Standards," Washington Post

June 1, 2007, "Final Word--The Supreme Court Weighs in on Global Warming," Fast Company

May 30, 2007, "Rainfall Records Could Warn of War," New Scientist Magazine

May 18, 2007, "Green Before Green was Cool," Fortune Magazine

May 15, 2007, "9th Circuit Hears Arguments in Suit Against Bush's Standards for SUVs, Light Trucks," Greenwire

May 13, 2007, "Banking on Going Green," The Sunday Times

May 11, 2007, "Vermont Could Clear Way for New Emissions Rules," Reuters

May 9, 2007, "Citigroup Pledges $50 Billion to Green Cause," The Gulf Times Newspaper

May 8, 2007, "Citigroup Commits $50 Billion to Green Projects," Reuters

May 4, 2007, "Is China Turning Green?," Fortune Magazine

April 23, 2007, "Shaklee Joins EPA's Climate Leaders Program," Greenbiz

April 18, 2008, "States Want Leeway with CO2 Curbs," Marketplace

April 16, 2007, "The Case for a Global Carbon Tax," Newsweek

April 16, 2007, "Ready or Not," Newsweek International

April 13, 2007, "Vermont Emissions Trial Revs Up," American Public Radio: Marketplace

April 9, 2007, "In Search of a Better Kyoto," The Washington Post

March 12, 2007, "The Carbon Folly," Newsweek International

February 6, 2007, "Le commerce doit-il-etre ecolo?" Le Monde



July 28, 2010, Mohammed Bin Zayed attends Esty’s lecture on “Green to Gold,” WAM Emirates News Agency

March 10, 2010, Business curriculum offers new classes on sustainability, Iowa State Daily

February 3, 2010, For a Crash Course in Sustainable Business, What Are the “Must Read” Books?, Triplepundit

August 6, 2009, Find the green in going green - or face extinction, The Globe and Mail

October 29, 2008, Chattanooga: Speaker tells businesses green programs profitable, Chattanooga Times Free Press

November 6, 2007, "Compete on Green or Fall Behind," Environmental Leader

November 1, 2007," Green to Gold," MSNBC

October 15, 2007, "Are you a Corporate Titan or a Green Giant?" Greenwire

April 16, 2007, "Book Shows Businesses How to Profit from Going Green," Miami Herald

April 16, 2007, "The Case for a Global Carbon Tax," Newsweek

January 1, 2007, "Make Green Pay," MSNBC



April 21, 2010, The Cleanest Countries In The World, Forbes

January 27, 2010, Iceland Leads Environmental Index as U.S. Falls, The New York Times

February 8, 2008, "Back from Davos, Esty Sees Rise of Greener Free Market," Yale Daily News

February 8, 2008, "How Green is their Growth," New Zealand Herald

February 2, 2008, "Columbia, Costa Rica 'Top Ten' for Environment," Latin American News Watch

January 27, 2008, "U.S. Lagging on Environment," The Environmental Magazine

January 24, 2008, "Austraila Among Worst Climate Offenders," Sydney Morning Herald

January 24, 2008, "How Green is their Growth," The Economist

January 24, 2008, "Switzerland Tops Environmental Index," The Economic Times

January 23, 2008, "U.S. Given Poor Marks on the Environment," The New York Times

January 23, 2008, "Green-Listed: Yale University's Newest Ranking of the World's Greenest Countries Offers a Few Surprises—and some Useful Lessons for Business Leaders," Newsweek

January 23, 2008, "Swiss Sit Atop Ranking of World's Greenest Nations," MSNBC

January 23, 2008, "U.S. Given Poor Marks on the Environement," International Herald Tribune

January 23, 2008, "Climate: U.S. Ranks Low on Environmental Performance List," Greenwire

January 23, 2008, "Switzerland Tops Environmental Index, U.S. Lags," Reuters