19
AUG
2018

When Will Your Coastal Property Become Worthless?

One of the reasons that I write this blog is to provide information on the consequences of climate change early on that you may miss in the main stream media.  I try to keep it relevant to people so you can use it to make smart decisions under changing circumstances.  This post...
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...
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...
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...
14
JUL
2018

Rainforest Destruction Causing Greater Harm that Thought

As time goes on we continue to learn more and more about how complex our climate is.  So many factors contribute to how things change. Research constantly unfolds new understanding of how our human activities are exacerbating global warming which is in turn changing the climate...
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...
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...