Business/Economics

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

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.   One particular trend to note is that all the changes are happening…

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Breakthrough Cuts Solar Photovoltaic Cells in Half

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 Energy falling through.  And while that in itself is sad and disappointing,…

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Will Lithium Supplies Limit EV Growth?

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 result, lithium stockpiles have diminished,” said James Frith, an energy storage analyst at Bloomberg…

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

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 light duty vehicles in the US will be either fully electric or drive 80% of the time on electricity.  It…

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Trillions of $$ Questioning Investments in Carbon

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 economic cost to business as the climate warms up, is contrary to this reality.  They are totally…

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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, president of Concordia, an urban planning group. He’s working with Louisiana officials on moving people off Isle de Jean Charles,…

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Seriously, Again/Still???  ANWR Fight is Back

Seriously, Again/Still??? ANWR Fight is Back

The Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is under attack again to be opened up for drilling for oil.  Oil companies, and their surrogates in Congress, and now, the White House, just can’t help themselves.  They have to rape and destroy every and any spectacular landscape on the planet… in the name of short term profits.   In a world that is quickly moving…

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We Don’t Need Protection from Corporate Malfeasance?

We Don’t Need Protection from Corporate Malfeasance?

Remember in the old movie, Treasure of the Sierra Madre, when Humphrey Bogart is pinned down by the bandits and they say they are the Federales?  Bogart asks to see their badges.  The head bandit says, “Badges?  We don’t need no badges?” https://youtu.be/XT8hE7_8BCY Well, under the Trump Administration that’s where we’re headed…nobody with badges.  Let’s gut the EPA both locally and…

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