20
SEP
2017

Another Senseless Trump Administration Rollback

You may be aware that several of the Detroit auto manufacturers have lobbied the Trump Administration to revisit the fuel economy standards that were put in place by the Obama Administration. While these regulations are a bit complicated due to there being a couple of different...
26
AUG
2017

GM’s Push into Ride Sharing

Experimentation continues to evolve in the evolution of car sharing programs.  GM owns Maven and is trying new ways to fully utilize vehicle assets in ways that shares ownership and revenue streams to maximize utilization and income.  The following article provides insight into...
17
AUG
2017

Food Refugees

Some time ago in the not so distant past, someone suggested to me that with climate change a warmer planet would actually be a benefit to mankind.  The idea was that there would be a longer growing season and regions in the northern climates would now be more agriculturally...
13
AUG
2017

EV’s Are Speeding Up

Those of you who have been following my messages know that I am exceptionally more optimistic about how quickly the auto market will transition from ICEs (internal combustion engines) to electric.  I have said for a long time that conventional wisdom is way to conservative.  I am...
09
AUG
2017

Hot of the Presses: In Case You Had Any Doubt

In case you have ANY doubts about the planet warming up there are three items which follow that should alleviate any misconceptions that may still remain.  First check out this amazing 35 second graphic.  It is simply, scary.  And then the additional short two articles will...
04
AUG
2017

Burning Issues

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is $25 BILLION in the hole.  Since this program is funded by OUR tax dollars, it is we citizen tax payers that pay for these natural disasters.  We should all be supportive that this program is in...
30
JUL
2017

It’s Not Your Imagination: Summers ARE Getting Hotter

If you click on the link below you will be able to read the New York Times article referenced below.  I am unable to copy and paste the shocking graphics that clearly demonstrate how dramatically our climate is changing especially as it relates to summer temperatures so...
30
JUL
2017

Financial Costs of Climate Change Continue to Draw More Attention

This is another post along the lines of how a changing climate will impact financial and economic interests.  The article below points out that financial institutions are waking up to the costs in real dollars and cents that the warming climate will have.  Not having read the...
22
JUL
2017

Financial Institutions are Finally Waking up to the Economic Risk of a Changing Climate

In several previous posts  I have pointed out the financial risk that climate change poses to the world economy.  Increasingly the world is waking up to how climate change will affect corporate stability and by extension, capital markets.  Insurance companies are on the front...
17
JUL
2017

Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near Future

Following up on my last post about the impact of the enormous iceberg that calved off of Antartica last week, today I am sending you an article about how the impact of melting ice could affect the United States (and the rest of the world as well) in terms of the flooding and its...