25
AUG
2018

Forest Fires are Changing Our Way of Life: The New Normal

The urgency of fighting to limit the affects of climate change is becoming quite clear in the consequences that are already occurring.  In the last post I described the impact to real estate that is near the ocean coastlines.  Continuing on the same theme this article describes...
18
AUG
2018

Thomas Friedman Has it Right

I’m sure that many of you read the New York Times and Thomas Friedman’s articles.  This one I found particularly interesting not so much for the political commentary but for how he describes the current status of the climate.  It’s worth a quick read of the entire article but...
18
AUG
2018

The last post I sent you the other day was about what will shape up as a titanic battle between oil companies and electric utilities as cars and trucks switch from gas to electric.  So, following up on that theme the following article is a fairly deep dive into the kind of...
18
AUG
2018

Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future

“While electric-vehicle adoption remains small globally, and is expected to rise gradually, the prospect of a large-scale shift is setting up a showdown between oil companies and utilities over who will power tomorrow’s cars.”   I am doing something a little different...
03
AUG
2018

In Case You Have Any Doubts…

In case you or someone you know still has any doubts about the fact of human caused climate change or of its devastating consequences and effects this article should make you think twice a hundred times.  Events are unfolding along the lines that have been predicted for a few...
29
JUL
2018

Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future

The following article appeared in the Wall Street Journal recently.  It reveals how energy companies are viewing the future of automotive transportation.  It also describes some of the investments that are being made in encouraging and preparing for a world full of electric...
29
JUL
2018

An Unrecognizable World

The map below does not copy well to this posting.  The title is “The World: 4 degrees C Warmer”.  And it notes, “No one knows exactly what this world will look like, but models provide insights into forced human migrations and our future power generation.”...
19
JUN
2018

Heartbreaking Expose of Global Warming on Peoples’ Daily Life

When you think of climate change what do you think of?  Do you think about how it will affect you personally?  Or how it may affect others?  Do you worry about hurricanes? Tornados?  Flooding? Sea level rise? Storm surge? Fires? Drought? Mud slides?  Heat waves? Travel delays?...
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...