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...
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...
26
NOV
2017

Trillions of $$ Questioning Investments in Carbon

Investment firms that manage TRILLIONS of dollars are well aware of how climate change challenges the financial risk of their investments. Even if our federal government says they are pro business, their actions to address climate change in any way and alleviate the enormous...
25
NOV
2017

Who Pays to Move Costal Communities When They are Inundated by Rising Seas: Think Miami, NYC, New Orleans…

With a warming planet raising sea levels at unprecedented levels, costal communities are already trying to cope with their property being inundated with water.     “It’s not clear where relocated communities should go to remain safe, said Steven Bingler,...
25
NOV
2017

Seriously, Again/Still??? ANWR Fight is Back

The Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is under attack again to be opened up for drilling for oil.  Oil companies, and their surrogates in Congress, and now, the White House, just can’t help themselves.  They have to rape and destroy every and any spectacular landscape...
25
NOV
2017

Since We Adults Are Unable to Save the Planet It’s Now Up to the Kids

We adults who are fighting to save our Planet Earth from the worst effects of climate change are want to say it’s for our kids and grandkids that we do this.  While we are already experiencing the beginning consequences of a warmer climate, it is the next generations that...
24
SEP
2017

Just Maybe??

Harvey, Irma, Maria, two massive earthquakes in Mexico and a small one that hit Los Angeles recently, multiple large fires in the West and drought.  OMG!!  It really does feel like the sky is falling.   Here in Chicago the weather has been wonderful.  Dry, sunny, warm.  I feel a...
17
AUG
2017

Food Refugees

Some time ago in the not so distant past, someone suggested to me that with climate change a warmer planet would actually be a benefit to mankind.  The idea was that there would be a longer growing season and regions in the northern climates would now be more agriculturally...
04
AUG
2017

Burning Issues

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is $25 BILLION in the hole.  Since this program is funded by OUR tax dollars, it is we citizen tax payers that pay for these natural disasters.  We should all be supportive that this program is in...
22
JUL
2017

Financial Institutions are Finally Waking up to the Economic Risk of a Changing Climate

In several previous posts  I have pointed out the financial risk that climate change poses to the world economy.  Increasingly the world is waking up to how climate change will affect corporate stability and by extension, capital markets.  Insurance companies are on the front...