Business/Economics

Another One Hits the Dust – Actually 2

Another One Hits the Dust – Actually 2

In following up on my last post about how insurance companies are retreating from providing coverage for the coal industry, here is information published by Sierra Club reaffirming that the retirement of coal plants is continuing unabated by anything that is happening in Washington right now.  The information presented below speaks for itself but here are some of the highlights.  …

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More Abandonment of Coal

More Abandonment of Coal

The retreat from coal is not only gaining momentum but beginning to become a tsunami.  Literally, TRILLIONS of dollars are being syphoned away from anything having to do with coal and there is nothing Donald Trump can do about this.  Once again I’ll say, Coal is a dead man walking.  With examples such as so many insurance companies divesting I wonder why others continue…

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When Will Your Coastal Property Become Worthless?

When Will Your Coastal Property Become Worthless?

One of the reasons that I write this blog is to provide information on the consequences of climate change early on that you may miss in the main stream media.  I try to keep it relevant to people so you can use it to make smart decisions under changing circumstances.  This post is another pertaining to protecting the value of…

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The last post I sent you the other day was about what will shape up as a titanic battle between oil companies and electric utilities as cars and trucks switch from gas to electric. So, following up on that theme the following article is a fairly deep dive into the kind of investment and opportunity there exists in the transition.…

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Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future

Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future

“While electric-vehicle adoption remains small globally, and is expected to rise gradually, the prospect of a large-scale shift is setting up a showdown between oil companies and utilities over who will power tomorrow’s cars.”   I am doing something a little different today.  I am quoting the punch line above.  Transition from fossil fueled vehicles to those powered by electricity (hopefully,…

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Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future

Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future

The following article appeared in the Wall Street Journal recently. It reveals how energy companies are viewing the future of automotive transportation. It also describes some of the investments that are being made in encouraging and preparing for a world full of electric vehicles (EV’s). While conventional wisdom continues to predict that a sizable portion of the market will still…

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An Unrecognizable World

An Unrecognizable World

The map below does not copy well to this posting.  The title is “The World: 4 degrees C Warmer”.  And it notes, “No one knows exactly what this world will look like, but models provide insights into forced human migrations and our future power generation.”  Another notation is: “Amazon: desert”.  How accurate this might be if we are unable to…

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Declining Demand for Fossil Fuel Stock

Declining Demand for Fossil Fuel Stock

Here’s some news you may have missed. Ireland is divesting of its fossil fuel investments. More and more individuals and institutions are realizing that holding and investing in fossil fuel companies is bad for the planet, bad economics and bad for their reputation and brand. Thus, they are all dumping their fossil fuel securities. And the movement is spreading: individuals,…

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