#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.

#58 - October 19 2021

The world is in the midst of a global energy shortage almost entirely due to a fossil fuel supply chain breakdown. Today we analyze where the battle lines are drawn and what the future holds for oil and gas.

#57 - October 12 2021

The winds of change are blowing off the east coast with the arrival of the first commercial scale offshore wind farm in the US. We look up in awe at the massive size and scale of this $2.3 billion project.

#56 - October 1 2021

Many private companies are spending billions developing designs for Advanced Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) to produce clean nuclear energy for the nation’s grid. But there is already an expert in the field: the US Navy.

#55 - September 17 2021

What do jet-setting stars like Leonardo DiCaprio and large polluting corporations have in common? The answer is Carbon Credits and today we explore this burgeoning practice and it’s future impact.

#54 - September 14 2021

A Carbon Tax has won widespread support from both conservatives and progressives. This excellent Boston Globe article, reprinted here with kind permission from the authors, explains why.

#53 - September 1 2021

Today we delve into a Barron’s interview with Gary Black, the well-regarded Wall Street pro, and reveal why his target price of $1,100 per share for Tesla is not as aggressive as it may first appear.

#52 - August 27 2021

To operate reliably during periods of extreme weather brought on by climate change, our aging, decentralized power grid needs an overhaul. Today we offer some suggestions of how that might be achieved.

#51 - August 16 2021

In Bloomberg’s quarterly ‘Where to invest $100k right now’ column, our Editor-in-Chief, Doug McKeige, was one of six experts invited to share their thoughts. Today we sneak you behind the Bloomberg paywall for his insights.

#50 - August 12 2021

Torbjörn Wahlborg is a man of power. He directs over half of the electricity generation in Sweden and substantial generation throughout Europe. Today we share his thoughts on generating power without fossil fuels and exciting future developments in energy.

#49 - August 10 2021

Several recent developments in the political and industrial arenas have made the case for investment in batteries very alluring. This week we explore what is happening and suggest some things to consider.