China/India

Business Groups Call for "Predictable Investment Landscape"

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 bottom line.  As I’ve been predicting all along, once profitability becomes an issue in this regard,…

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

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 portfolios of fossil fuels. The recognition by business leaders, especially those either currently or…

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India Finally Starts Down the Climate Solutions Path!

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 major country, except Saudi Arabia, is on record…

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Heading Towards Paris: Where We Are Today

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 that there is beginning to be a worldwide consensus that we must make commitments to…

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

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 I have been informing you of China’s moves to clear their air…

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FINALLY!  A Milestone 40 Years in the Making

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 problem that impacts public concern and public health. Furthermore, they are not oblivious to climate change and the impact it will have…

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Impact of US China Climate Agreement

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 article about it from me.  But then I read the following piece that…

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