14
APR
2014

This Science Should Be Pretty Motivating: But Will It Be?

This information is pretty self explanatory.  We’re heading headlong into very serious consequences and the conventional wisdom that things MAY change slowly is simply not adequate.  We need to quit emitting CO2 by mid century and be well along the way by 2030 if we are going to...
03
APR
2014

1964: Oil and Smoking

Imagine it is 1964 and the CEO/Chairman of Phillip Morris at a company Annual Meeting makes a statement to the affect that “We now believe that smoking is the worst thing you could ever do for your health, causes cancer and other terrible health problems and has a good chance of...
31
MAR
2014

Buckle Up #10:Solar Beats Gas in Head to Head Competition in Minnesota

The following is the 10th article l am sending documenting that the transition from fossil fuels to a green energy economy is not some vague future pipe dream but is happening NOW.  Personally coming from a career in the automotive business I am labeling these article as “Buckle...
25
MAR
2014

400 PPM: Two Months Earlier…But Who Cares? A Little Rant This Morning Because I’m Feeling Scared and Pissed Off

Well, here we are going down the road that 97% of scientists have told us we’re going to travel.  And it is happening faster than scientists were comfortable telling us would be the case but warned was very possible.  And yet we allow a small, but vocal, group of people who...
18
MAR
2014

Buckle Up #9: Solar Coming On Strong

The following is the 9th of the articles l am sending documenting that the transition from fossil fuels to a green energy economy is not some vague future pipe dream but is happening NOW.  Personally coming from a career in the automotive business I am labeling these article ...
10
MAR
2014

China is Saying the Right Things About Climate Change

A short note to start the week…  China.  We’ll see what they actually do but at least they are now saying the right things.     I know there are skeptics out there that get this email but it’s better to hear the Chinese say the right things and hopefully act on their words rather...
09
MAR
2014

The High Uintas Wilderness, Northeastern Utah 1990 and 2013

Sunday morning July 29, 1990  6:50 AM.  42 degrees The sun is creeping down the ridge to the west.  A pot of water is on the stove. Jeff’s still in the sack. A light breeze is blowing.  Swift Creek is flowing by us making the usual creek noise. Up the valley the sound of a...
27
FEB
2014

Worldwide Climate Legislation Gaining Traction

The climate change research and data (and the weather outside your door) has become so compelling that the world is finally moving on from debating the issue to figuring out how to adapt and mitigate the worst effects that are increasing rapidly coming at us.     And, of course,...
17
FEB
2014

Will China Leave the US in the Dust on Climate Change?

I have previously sent you posts about what is going on in China in regards to their “getting it” in regards to climate change, air pollution and green energy.  In response, a few people have written back that I am naive to think that China is doing anything other than destroying...
17
FEB
2014

Buckle Up #7: If Car Dealers Can Do It So Can Everyone

The following is the 7th of the articles l am sending documenting that the transition from fossil fuels to a green energy economy is not some vague future pipe dream but is happening NOW.  Personally coming from a career in the automotive business I am labeling these article ...