24
NOV
2017

Can There Be Such A Thing As Good News About Coal?

I’ve run into several of you recently and heard the comment that I haven’t written an article in some time.  Actually, it’s been almost two months.  It’s not for a lack of material.  Just been busy.  So, I’m back now for a while before an extended...
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...
20
SEP
2017

Another Senseless Trump Administration Rollback

You may be aware that several of the Detroit auto manufacturers have lobbied the Trump Administration to revisit the fuel economy standards that were put in place by the Obama Administration. While these regulations are a bit complicated due to there being a couple of different...
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...
13
AUG
2017

EV’s Are Speeding Up

Those of you who have been following my messages know that I am exceptionally more optimistic about how quickly the auto market will transition from ICEs (internal combustion engines) to electric.  I have said for a long time that conventional wisdom is way to conservative.  I am...
09
AUG
2017

Hot of the Presses: In Case You Had Any Doubt

In case you have ANY doubts about the planet warming up there are three items which follow that should alleviate any misconceptions that may still remain.  First check out this amazing 35 second graphic.  It is simply, scary.  And then the additional short two articles will...
05
AUG
2017

We’re Cooked and Here’s What’s at Stake

We’re cooked…literally.  Click on this link to read the USA Today article, Global Warming: Atmosphere to Warm By at Least Another 2 Degrees. Click Here for the Article Here are some highlights…   “A scientific study released Monday said that the...
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...
30
JUL
2017

It’s Not Your Imagination: Summers ARE Getting Hotter

If you click on the link below you will be able to read the New York Times article referenced below.  I am unable to copy and paste the shocking graphics that clearly demonstrate how dramatically our climate is changing especially as it relates to summer temperatures so...
30
JUL
2017

Financial Costs of Climate Change Continue to Draw More Attention

This is another post along the lines of how a changing climate will impact financial and economic interests.  The article below points out that financial institutions are waking up to the costs in real dollars and cents that the warming climate will have.  Not having read the...