11
OCT
2014

Internet’s Down. Let’s use the Volt!

Internet’s down. Let’s use the Volt! Automotive News September 29, 2014 Things ground to a halt one morning this month at Buff Whelan Chevrolet in suburban Detroit after the dealership’s Internet connection went dead. Staffers couldn’t run lease payments,...
01
OCT
2014

Inevitable: The Changing Attitude

I love the following article because it really portrays how the efforts to combat climate change (warming, disruption or whatever other name you prefer) are taking hold.  While I believe in the science and evidence that I have seen that indicates that adding CO2, methane and...
26
SEP
2014

Despite the Headline, The Wall Street Journal Now Admits That Humans Are Causing The Climate to Change

Last Saturday the following article appeared in the Wall Street Journal.  I found this to be a legitimate analysis of the state of where climate science is today.  I’ve highlighted, as usual, the passages which I believe captures the essence of this piece.  But this is the...
17
SEP
2014

Revolution in Cars and Trucks on the Way

This is not a normal time in the auto business.  While many are thinking that ICEs (internal combustion engines) will be with us for a long time, I believe that they are dead wrong.  Why would anyone buy anything BUT an electric vehicle when the price is competitive, performance...
16
SEP
2014

Announced Coal Retirements for August 2014: Best Month Ever!!

There’s not much that I can add to this incredible announcement.  As I have been reporting, burning coal for power in the USA is on its way to extinction.  We’re well over a third of the way there just as renewables and conservation are filling the gap. I’m so...
12
SEP
2014

The Changing World of Personal Transportation

It’s been a while since I posted anything regarding the transportation industry. There’s a lot to catch up upon from over the summer and I’ll try not to inundate you too quickly but there’s a great deal of information to share with you in this dynamic...
04
SEP
2014

Now It’s Wall Street That is Destroying The Coal Industry

It has been some time since I have published any articles.  It was a busy summer of travel including some great fishing and backpacking (Sawtooth Wilderness in Idaho and Wind River Mountains in Wyoming).  But now I’m back and will once again be sending out information that...
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,...
27
JAN
2014

Profits May Finally Instigate Climate Action

The first line of the following article pretty much says it all and is the reason that there is reason to be hopeful that the US Congress will finally do something about passing legislation that will provide the regulations and incentives necessary to avoid the worse effects of...