06
MAY
2018

How About Some Optimism?

Since I’ve been writing about how horrible the impact of Global Climate Change is likely to be, I thought I’d pass on a more optimistic view.  Besides, some of you have been responding to me siting information showing that things aren’t as dire as I make them...
25
MAR
2018

Is it HOT yet?

I am going to be sending you a few posts to insure that you don’t get complacent about the climate.  It is changing dramatically and fast and costing hundreds of billions of $$$$$$$ not to mention the human suffering.   Usually I highlight the most salient parts but it will...
24
NOV
2017

Solar Costs to Fall Further, Powering Global Demand

In case you need a reminder of how fast things are changing in the energy markets here’s another article projecting the future success of solar energy.  I hope you’ve noticed a continuing theme that prices continue to fall faster than predicted and adaptation...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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