15
JUL
2018

Declining Demand for Fossil Fuel Stock

Here’s some news you may have missed.  Ireland is divesting of its fossil fuel investments. More and more individuals and institutions are realizing that holding and investing in fossil fuel companies is bad for the planet, bad economics and bad for their reputation and...
14
JUL
2018

Can a Warmer Planet Cause Wars?

Over the years I have written about how climate change is a threat to world peace.  In fact, the Pentagon has been saying this in its security threat reports since the ’90′s.  They actually call it the highest threat to peace.  The reason is what climate change is...
14
JUL
2018

Renewable Energy Cost Now Challenging Even Natural Gas

When Sierra Club began the effort to challenge the final permitting of a proposed coal fired power plant being built by Indeck in Elwood, Illinois southwest of Chicago near Joliet, we never could have imagined where we’d be some 16 years later.  After 8 years Indeck threw in the...
24
JUN
2018

Top U.K. Banker Warns of Economic Climate Bubble

 If you go to my website, franklytalking.com,  and look back over the years of posts, you’ll see quite a few are pointing out the economic and investment risk that climate change threatens. Gradually, over the past years, the alarm has been growing and growing...
17
JUN
2018

Altering NSR Can Kill You. Concerned??

There are some small obscure items that fly way under the public’s radar that can have an enormous impact on individuals and society.  One of those is a regulation called NSR.  That stands for New Source Review and falls under the Clean Air Act.  This regulation for coal...
16
JUN
2018

Don’t Fret CAFE Rollbacks

There are untold numbers of articles reiterating the fact that regardless of what the Trump Administration does about reducing the current CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards it would be insane for the auto manufacturers NOT to continue pushing forward on maximum fuel...
06
JUN
2018

Harvard, London School of Economics and EDF Finally Agree with What I’ve Been Saying for Years

I’d love to be wrong on my prognostications about the consequences of a warming climate as that would mean that the future is not so bleak as I’ve often made it out to be.  And I guess it’s a bit braggadocios to be an “I told you so”.  But, as has...
13
MAY
2018

Kids Are Suing for Their Future and Winning!!

Here is another example of how our youth are standing up and advocating for their own future.  There are several lawsuits that may seem problematic and far fetched at first but are gaining traction in court.  Each one continues to move forward step by step. At their core, they...
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...
03
MAY
2018

OMG!! It’s Happening NOW.

The following report that was published this morning simply confirms all that I’ve been writing about recently.  The atmosphere is rapidly being altered by our combustion of fossil fuels which is releasing CO2 and causing unprecedented weather events.   This revelation...