04
OCT
2018

Will You Be A Climate Refugee?

I’ve been writing quite a bit about the economic consequences of climate change.  Less and less we’re hearing the outcry that doing anything about climate change will have negative, if not devastating impact, on the economy.  Besides the fact that there is not ONE...
04
OCT
2018

Climate Change in Financial Markets is Going Mainstream

Two themes that I have written about a great deal come together in this article.  One is that risk of climate change is increasingly becoming factored into financial markets and financial decisions.  I’ve cautioned about being invested in fossil fuel industry assets...
22
SEP
2018

Slipping into the Danger Zone

As the flood waters recede in the Carolinas, the cleanup begins.  And billions of our tax payer money will be used to help the victims of Hurricane Florence recover.  My guess is that most of us want to help our fellow citizens in their time of great need get back on their feet...
16
SEP
2018

Could Oil Demand Peak in Just Five Years?

Two reoccurring themes in my posts are that mainstream thinking is wrong and that changes are going to happen much, much faster than the experts project.  One of those changes is how fast the transition from a fossil fuel economy to one that is powered by renewable energy will...
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

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.”...
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...
26
JUN
2018

San Joaquin Valley Farming Crisis

The following article is kinda long and detailed.  But the point is profound.  Humans are depleting the groundwater aquifer under the California farmland.  This is not simply a climate change issue but a warming planet is contributing to the crisis.  Less rain in the area and...
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...