#74 - March 10 2022
Dartmouth College is the largest per student CO2 emitter in the Ivy League. This week we submit a short essay on why that is and suggest what they might do about it.
#73 - March 2 2022
Once a bully, always a bully? Can big oil companies, accustomed to getting their own way for decades, clean up their act and embrace the clean energy transition? And what role has O&G played in emboldening Putin?
#72 - February 23 2022
In the past decade, costs have declined, and technology and materials advanced. This week we celebrate the rise of solar as a major solution to our energy needs.
#71 - February 14 2022
In the 1995 movie, Waterworld, the whole world is under water. But what’s actually happening with sea levels, who’s in danger, what will the costs really be? We dive in and separate an ocean of fiction from the facts.
#70 - February 3 2022
After decades of climate change denial and obfuscation, the Wall Street Journal has finally begun warming to the notion that perhaps Capitalism can help (never mind benefit from) the Clean Energy Transition.
#69 - January 27 2022
This week we take on those who say renewables are to blame for global energy shortages and Putin’s leverage over Europe. And we suggest how everything could be different with an alternative energy policy.
#68 - January 19 2022
Mining companies have a lousy reputation for producing pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and poor working conditions. So why are we suggesting they can be a good clean energy investment?
#67 - January 13 2022
Surprisingly, the city previously known as the ‘Oil and Gas Capital of the World’, now powers 100% of its municipal operations on something other than oil and gas.
#66 - January 10 2022
Achieving net zero emissions by 2050 will require massive investment and breakthrough technologies. This week we discuss how one can create the opportunity for the other, and vice versa.
#65 - December 30 2021
Here’s another chance to savor our most provocative video of 2021, ‘Coke, The Taste of Pollution”. As you make your New Year resolutions, it’s worth remembering that Coke is the king of global plastic pollution and there are plenty of alternatives to their sugary water.
#64 - December 21 2021
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is at an all-time high, with many investors looking to generate financial returns AND do good. But backing ESG is not the same as investing in the Clean Energy Transition (CET). This week we explain the differences and why most important CET investments score poorly on ESG.
- December 9 2021
Today we proudly announce the introduction of The Climate Capitalist, a robust new platform with even greater original and insightful analysis into the economic and investment implications of the global transition to clean energy.
Video - December 1 2021
Around 1.2 billion gallons of gasoline are burned every year in the US on garden maintenance. That’s nearly 12 million tons of CO2 just to keep our lawns and hedges neat. In this video, we laud an alternative power solution.
#62 - November 24 2021
A lot of publicly traded companies will benefit from the $550 billion for climate change solutions in President Biden’s new infrastructure bill. Today we itemize the stocks and ETFs in the arena we’re following.
Video - November 11 2021
We recently visited Trenton Renewables in NJ and discovered how they turn unwanted organic matter into renewable energy – and produce several other useful products along the way.
#61 - November 6 2021
Arnold Schwarzenegger let’s off steam on ‘Polar bear environmentalists’ and ‘liar leaders’ in our favorite video to come out of COP26. Today we share the link and the highlights.
#60 - November 2 2021
We have mostly written about the innovative clean energy companies who will lead the transition in the economy. Today we dig over the bones of the companies destined for extinction.
#59 - October 26 2021
In the blue corner, weighing in with his climate plan, is frustrated Joe. In the red corner, weighing in with his mining industry campaign contributions, is recalcitrant Joe. Who’s going down? We take a jab at it.