Environmental Groups Gain as Companies Vote on Issues. Shareholders have filed global warming resolutions with more than two dozen industrial companies this year. By Katharine Q. Seelye. [New York Times: Science]
Last year, resolutions concerning global warming won about 18 percent of shareholders' support at a dozen or so companies, according to the United States Public Interest Research Group, which has helped organize efforts for the resolutions. This year, they have averaged more than 25 percent at more than twice the number of companies, the group said.