Articles Related to Carbon


Video - September 14 2022

In the second video of our series of conversations with Michael Sonnenfeldt, Michael and partner Ben Wolkon discuss their climate investment strategies and reveal some of the innovative companies they are backing.

#89 - September 11 2022

Ironically, despite robust opposition from GOP Governors, it will be red states that benefit most from tax credits in the IRA Bill.

Video - August 8 2022

In the first of a series of video conversations, Michael Sonnenfeldt explains how the MIT Climate Model works to solve the climate crisis.

#86 - July 4 2022

The US is still the second largest producer of carbon emissions in the world. However, there are many things we can do to counter our nation’s damage to the environment, beginning in our own homes.

#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.

#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.

#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.

#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.

#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?

#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.

#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.

#30 - November 12 2020

Amazon and other large corporates are expanding the definition of shareholder value to include the effect their activities have on climate. Today, we probe Amazon’s efforts and examine their impact.

#28 - October 9 2020

When Washington fails to act on climate, the states need to take matters into their own hands. It’s not politics, it’s economic necessity and good business. In MEMO 28 we examine the greatest example of this phenomenon: California.

#27 - October 3 2020

China is responsible for 27% of yearly global greenhouse gas emissions but President Xi Jinping just proclaimed his country will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2060. In MEMO 27, we investigate whether China is for real on climate.