01
AUG
2016

Record Setting Temperatures Around the Globe

There are some people that still do not believe that the planet is getting warmer, that it is being caused by human behavior and that the consequences on human civilization will have horrible effects.  Some of those people are receiving this blog. I am not going to mention in...
14
DEC
2015

After Paris: Corporations Getting On Board

From the following article: “It’s not a question of whether the industrials are gonna be regulated, it’s when and what does it look like.” Recognizing that change is coming, some of the biggest companies in the world (Shell, Monsanto, Unite...
01
DEC
2015

Clean Tech Fund Grows to $20 Billion

In case you didn’t see this news, you might want to take note of the following.  Crafting a climate treaty deal is only as good as the world’s ability to achieve the goals. One thing that I have found disappointing and dismaying is research and reports that talk about...
27
NOV
2015

Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned…

It seems that every week there is another major economic authority warning of the risk that investing in fossil fuels entails.  This time it is from the largest investor in the world, BlackRock, Inc.  Their outlook is not based on if the science of climate change is correct or...
25
NOV
2015

Paris Climate Conference Primer

Starting next week, the Paris Climate Negotiations will occur.  World leaders and their representatives will come together once again to attempt to craft an agreement or treaty that will begin to curve the trajectory of climate warming gases back to a level that will save the...
08
NOV
2015

Pitch Perfect

In case you somehow missed it, President Obama on Friday denied the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline ending 7 years of uncertainty.  Below are links to two videos.  First is his 9 minute statement and the second is a shorter video from the Sierra Club thanking him. I have...
03
NOV
2015

Business Groups Call for “Predictable Investment Landscape”

While the US Republican Party continues to be the only major political party in the WORLD to deny that climate change is even occurring, much less that humans are the cause, the world wide business community is becoming increasingly concerned about the consequences to their...
16
OCT
2015

Fossil Fuel Industry Executives Acknowledge Climate Change Risk to Their Business Model

The following article covers a variety topics about which I have written in the past including: The current and coming impact of climate change on people around the world. The lack of adequate measures to mitigate the worst impacts of a warming planet. The movement to divest...
11
OCT
2015

Renewables Are Becoming the Cost-Competitive Choice

It can be very confusing trying to cut through all the various sources of information and what appears to be conflicting data regarding what is the cost of alternative forms of energy.   Here’s another article adding to that dialog.   One of the questions that you need to...
05
OCT
2015

India Finally Starts Down the Climate Solutions Path!

Many will complain that if we are going to avoid the worst consequences of climate change we need to do much more right away.  I totally agree. That said, I am extremely heartened by what is happening as the world heads to Paris in December to craft a new climate treaty.  Every...