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...
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...
21
JUL
2017

The US Flood Insurance Program is Drowning

A few days ago I brought to your attention that flooding caused by storm surge is becoming more frequent and severe due to rising ocean levels caused by climate change.  In that message I pointed out that regardless of where you live in the US or, whether YOU have flooding, we...
17
JUL
2017

Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near Future

Following up on my last post about the impact of the enormous iceberg that calved off of Antartica last week, today I am sending you an article about how the impact of melting ice could affect the United States (and the rest of the world as well) in terms of the flooding and its...
15
JUL
2017

5 Things to Know About the Iceberg

You may have heard about the massive iceberg that broke off from Antartica last week.  The following article will answer many basic questions about the impact of this event.  Here are some of the relevant points: “The massive iceberg holds twice as much water used in the...
15
JUL
2017

Ironic Southern Strategy

Over the past decade or so, I have been somewhat engaged at my alma mater, The University of Chicago, with their EPIC (Energy Policy Institute Chicago) program. I had been told of a new tool that was being developed that would be able to model future climate impacts on a very...
02
JUL
2017

For The First Time EVER!!

There’s not much I can say that will add to the following article.  I am posting it here in its entirety since I know that most of you don’t actually click through to read the underlying articles on which I base my posts. For the skeptics and so called experts that...
02
JUL
2017

A More Quite World

As I was sitting on my back deck this morning drinking my coffee, relaxing and listening to the symphony of chirping birds I heard the growl of airplanes flying by overhead.  Not an unusual sound for any of us almost anywhere in the world.  And faintly in the background, I could...
28
JUN
2017

Good News, Horrible News

As always, follow the money.   The good news is that at more and more companies, shareholders are putting forward a significantly increased number of proposals at corporate annual meetings.  In many cases, they are being passed.  Even at Exxon Mobil.  The effects of climate...