31
MAR
2018

Greenland Is Coming to a Shore Near You

Continuing on the theme of showing the evidence and impact of a warming planet, here’s more on how the melting of the glaciers in Greenland is speeding up.  This, of course, will raise sea levels.  The impact of that will be enormous especially for all the human (and plant...
31
MAR
2018

Not Feeling Quite so Cold This Winter? You’re Not Imagining It.

I am continuing on with a series of messages about how the climate is warming and what the impact is on the ground.  The next several articles are designed to provide a broad overview of the many ways a warming planet is changing and the science behind this phenomenon. ...
25
MAR
2018

Is it HOT yet?

I am going to be sending you a few posts to insure that you don’t get complacent about the climate.  It is changing dramatically and fast and costing hundreds of billions of $$$$$$$ not to mention the human suffering.   Usually I highlight the most salient parts but it will...
11
MAR
2018

Breakthrough Cuts Solar Photovoltaic Cells in Half

The following article is kind of long and detailed about how a plant that will be producing state of the art silicon wafers for solar photovoltaic cells and create 1000 workers in upstate New York is now going to built overseas due to financing guarantees from the Department of...
11
MAR
2018

Are We There Yet?

I’ve had a few people get in touch to see if I am OK since I hadn’t sent anything since December.  Well, I’m fine but just took some time off from blogging.  But in that time I’ve been stockpiling material.   I’d like to start out the year reminding...
19
FEB
2018

Will Lithium Supplies Limit EV Growth?

Following is an informative article about the status of lithium production and how its supply is critical to the growth of the EV market.  Here are the critical passages…   “In the last two years, lithium production has not been enough to meet demand. As a...
09
DEC
2017

Sierra Club Board Meeting, Oakland, CA. November 16 – 18, 2017

It’s hard to find things to be positive and excited about these days.  The assault on so many of the values to which we hold dear from what feels like every direction can feel overwhelming.  Listening to the daily barrage of news is almost overwhelming.  Two items occurred...
26
NOV
2017

Oh Yee Of So Little Faith: EV’s Are Coming Much Faster Than You Imagine…

My articles have continuously reported to you the dramatic development of electric vehicles and predicted that their adaptation will be much more rapid than is being predicted by the mainstream media and prognosticators.  I’ll repeat my belief: By 2030 all mass marketed...
26
NOV
2017

Trillions of $$ Questioning Investments in Carbon

Investment firms that manage TRILLIONS of dollars are well aware of how climate change challenges the financial risk of their investments. Even if our federal government says they are pro business, their actions to address climate change in any way and alleviate the enormous...
25
NOV
2017

Who Pays to Move Costal Communities When They are Inundated by Rising Seas: Think Miami, NYC, New Orleans…

With a warming planet raising sea levels at unprecedented levels, costal communities are already trying to cope with their property being inundated with water.     “It’s not clear where relocated communities should go to remain safe, said Steven Bingler,...