Articles Related to Carbon
#92 - October 11 2022
PepsiCo was a lead corporate sponsor at last month’s Climate Week NYC 2022 and populated the conference with executives insisting that PepsiCo is a sustainability leader. But the reality is very different.
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.