22
AUG
2016

Trillions of Investment Dollars Ignoring Climate Change: What’s in YOUR Portfolio?

Considering how much financial damage is now already occurring around the globe due to a changing climate, it is surprising to see how so many investors continue to ignore the implications on their own financial security.  Or maybe it is encouraging to view this in the opposite...
20
AUG
2016

“If the Rain Comes They Run and Hide Their Heads”

“If the Rain Comes They Run and Hide Their Heads” said the Beatles 50 years ago in their song Rain.  And now it is coming in much greater quantities over shorter periods of time much more frequently. Unfortunately, our infrastructure has not been constructed with this...
10
AUG
2016

New Research to Reduce EV Charge Times and Increase Range

So many of the incredible technologies and medical breakthroughs we enjoy today and are making our lives better have either been due to basic research done by the our Federal government or funded by it.  Some of this has been done by the DOE (Department of Energy).  The following...
10
AUG
2016

What Climate Change Means to You…

As the planet heats up the impact of climate change is going to become more and more obvious to people in very personal ways.  One is described in this article that ran in the Washington Post last week. Scientists have been predicting and warning for 20 years that infectious...
10
AUG
2016

EV and Fuel Economy Developments

In the past there has been discussion amongst our transportation groupies about the use of precious metals and the restraint that it could have on the mass adaptation of electric vehicles and battery power storage.  Therefore, this development sited below from Honda is a...
06
AUG
2016

What is a “Rain Bomb”???

My recent post talked about increasing and record setting temperatures around the planet.  Continuing on the theme of extreme weather that is being caused by human activity that is causing climate change, this post explains “Rain Bombs”.  This is a new term for me and...
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...
17
JUL
2016

10 Years Later: Climate Change is Still “An Inconvenient Truth”

As the Republican Convention starts tonight and will culminate with the nomination of two blatant climate change deniers, it seems like a good time to review what has happened in the past 10 years to our planet compared to the predictions in Al Gore’s movie from  2006. Of...
10
JUN
2016

This Should Get Your Attention

  This Might Get the World to Finally Pay Attention to Climate Change Alissa Walker Yesterday 7:20pm The Royal Navy’s HMS Defender, one of six Type 45 Defenders. (Image: Getty Images News) Six British warships stationed in the Persian Gulf are breaking down because the water...
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...