Laurie Toupin is a civil/environmental engineer turned freelance writer. She covers science and environmental issues for both adults and children, writing for publications such as The Christian Science Monitor, Odyssey Magazine, Design Focus World, Scholastic Books and Apprentice Shop Books, LLC. When Laurie isn’t writing, she is directing children’s theater, biking, hiking, or canoeing with her three awesome children in Brookline, NH. Laurie has a Civil/Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Journalism from the University of Missouri.
Nov 26, 2019
Keep Watch for Potentially Stranded Assets
What are stranded assets and why should we pay attention to their impacts on the world economy? Learn what the experts say.
Nov 19, 2019
Wanted: Low Carbon Supply Chains
Studies confirm that low carbon supply chain practices produce significant impacts on an organization’s environmental and sustainability performance.
Oct 31, 2019
Business Growth is Linked to Investments in Sustainability
According to a survey, sustainability is one of the top growth drivers among firms expecting their business to grow in the next 1-2 years.
Oct 10, 2019
U.S. Federal vs. State Environmental Regulations: What to Follow?
When doing business in the U.S., companies have to pay attention to the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and individual state agencies.
Sep 17, 2019
Oil & Gas Methane Emissions: Another EPA Deregulation
The EPA announced changes to regulations on methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. Learn more about the proposed ruling.