21
JUL
2017

The US Flood Insurance Program is Drowning

A few days ago I brought to your attention that flooding caused by storm surge is becoming more frequent and severe due to rising ocean levels caused by climate change.  In that message I pointed out that regardless of where you live in the US or, whether YOU have flooding, we...
17
JUL
2017

Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near Future

Following up on my last post about the impact of the enormous iceberg that calved off of Antartica last week, today I am sending you an article about how the impact of melting ice could affect the United States (and the rest of the world as well) in terms of the flooding and its...
15
JUL
2017

5 Things to Know About the Iceberg

You may have heard about the massive iceberg that broke off from Antartica last week.  The following article will answer many basic questions about the impact of this event.  Here are some of the relevant points: “The massive iceberg holds twice as much water used in the...
15
JUL
2017

Ironic Southern Strategy

Over the past decade or so, I have been somewhat engaged at my alma mater, The University of Chicago, with their EPIC (Energy Policy Institute Chicago) program. I had been told of a new tool that was being developed that would be able to model future climate impacts on a very...
02
JUL
2017

For The First Time EVER!!

There’s not much I can say that will add to the following article.  I am posting it here in its entirety since I know that most of you don’t actually click through to read the underlying articles on which I base my posts. For the skeptics and so called experts that...
28
JUN
2017

Good News, Horrible News

As always, follow the money.   The good news is that at more and more companies, shareholders are putting forward a significantly increased number of proposals at corporate annual meetings.  In many cases, they are being passed.  Even at Exxon Mobil.  The effects of climate...
25
JUN
2017

Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Here’s another article in this series of blogs that will show that conventional wisdom is outdated and just simply, wrong.  The pace of change in the energy “environment” is gaining more and more momentum…   Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You...
25
JUN
2017

One Minute Amazing Video

Solar technology is moving ahead so much faster than most people comprehend.  It is gaining scale and the price is dropping.  Unfortunately, we are ceding leadership in this arena to the Chinese.  Sad.  The rest of the  world will leave us in the dust if we’re not careful...
25
JUN
2017

The Fifth Dimension

In 1969, as part of the musical Hair, the Fifth Dimension recorded this song.  Enjoy the music as you read more about the solar revolution that is coming… https://youtu.be/oPK7ZF6jfJE Support for clean energy driven by economics — report Maxine Joselow, E&E News...
10
JUN
2017

410 to Yuma

OK.  So the movie is actually 310 to Yuma but that is fiction and this is reality.  That movie is violent and our weather is getting more so too as the climate gets warmer.  It was once described to me how CO2 warms our planet.  Emitting CO2 into the atmosphere is like putting a...