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...
29
SEP
2015

Heading Towards Paris: Where We Are Today

The following article points out that no matter how successful the negotiations are in Paris in December, they will be totally insufficient to limit the impacts a warming climate will have on civilization to a tolerable level.  But progress is progress. It is very significant...
02
APR
2015

Now It’s Peak Oil in China in the News: And Sooner Than Anyone Imagined

Information continues to come out of China that the leadership there is engineering an about face when it comes to fossil fuels AND transportation.  China is beginning to head in a new direction… and relatively fast.  And the rest of the world had better take heed.   While...
18
MAR
2015

Hey Skeptics: China Really Has Turned Against Coal

Using China as an excuse for not taking action on Climate Change is no longer a valid reason (as if it ever was).  As I have been writing about for a couple of years now, they get it and have been taking steps to reign in their particulate and CO2 emissions.  And now the facts...
16
MAR
2015

FINALLY! A Milestone 40 Years in the Making

For those of you who have been following my posts for some time, you will recall that I have been occasionally sending you information that indicates that China “gets it”.  Those posts have indicated that China’s leaders realize that they have a pollution...
02
MAR
2015

China IS Serious About Air Pollution…and CO2 Emissions Too

I often hear people say that it is useless for us in the United States to do anything about climate disruption since the Chinese are opening a new coal fired power plant at the rate of one a week.  This, they say, makes anything we do irrelevant.  My response is that they do not...
18
NOV
2014

Impact of US China Climate Agreement

I have been debating in my mind as to whether to write about the new US-China climate deal that President Obama announced last week.  After all, it’s been all over the main stream media and you’ve probably read enough about it such that you don’t need another...
27
OCT
2014

Carbon Pricing Gaining Momentum Internationally

The following article reports that  a “sea change” appears to be occurring.  As I have previously mentioned, we are moving beyond the point where it’s necessary to convince people that the climate is changing, temperatures worldwide are getting hotter and that...