#48 - July 10 2021
The 1970 Clean Air Act was a significant achievement but, in hindsight, it was flawed. Today we make the case for a different approach: rather than attempt to regulate emissions out of existence we need to make emitters pay to pollute.
Video - June 24 2021
The Coca Cola company was recently named the world’s worst polluter in a global survey, for the 3rd year in a row. In this Video, we discuss how they earned this unfortunate label and suggest what they might do about it.
#47 - June 22 2021
The wild speculative investing mania continues for Bitcoin but few people understand how it actually works and even fewer are aware of its massive dirty carbon footprint. This week we examine Bitcoin’s Achilles heel.
#46 - June 15 2021
In a ground-breaking recent report, the International Energy Agency signaled the end of the fossil fuel industry. This week, we delve into the media and industry reactions to their monumental proclamation.
#45 - June 3 2021
This week we interrogate the recent revolutionary vote that installed two new members on Exxon’s Board and explain why the WSJ got it wrong when they called it a ‘Proxy Coup’.
#44 - May 25 2021
Some luminaries say Tesla’s lofty valuation is thoroughly justified, others equally believe it is way over valued. This week we take an in-depth look at both those points of view.
Video - May 14 2021
Louisiana has given the Taiwanese Formosa company the go ahead to build a massive plastics factory in an area so polluted it is known as Cancer Alley. This week, we look at the implications of that momentous decision.
#43 - April 27 2021
The US and China have agreed to work together on the climate crisis. But with its huge economic reliance on dirty coal, can China be trusted to keep its end of the bargain?
#42 - April 20 2021
For many people, the true value of owning an electric vehicle remains a mystery. So, this week we lay out a straight comparison between life with an EV and a comparable gas driven car.
#41 - April 6 2021
This week we feature 4 companies developing technologies that will help with the clean energy transition, brought to market through SPAC mergers.
#40 - March 19 2021
Bill Gates, previously an advocate for nuclear power, focusses on other clean energy solutions in his new book: How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. We look at what he champions now.
#39 - March 10 2021
As technology improves, costs fall, and investment increases, there’s good reason to be optimistic about offshore wind as part of our future energy mix.
#38 - February 23 2021
For environmental impact, China wins. But President Xi has committed to turn things around, so this week, we take a look at what needs to happen to reach his 2060 goal.
Video - February 15 2021
In this week’s video, we take a look at the construction of a new house, built from the ground up to create more energy than it will use, resulting in a credit from the local utility.
#37 - February 6 2021
Yesterday it was Will Ferrell, America and GM. Today it’s Tormund Giantsbane, Norway and Audi. This entertaining EV battle is heating up.
#36 - February 5 2021
In Sunday’s Super Bowl, Will Ferrell will make a huge (and hilarious) EV announcement on behalf of an American auto maker. We take a look at what it all means.
#35 - February 3 2021
This week we look at how institutional investors are wielding their enormous power over the companies they invest in, to force through adoption of net-zero emission targets.
#34 - January 22 2021
As the massive changes and shifts in policy begin to take place in Washington, we take a look at the potential impact on both the environment and the markets.