Articles Related to Emissions
#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.
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.
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.
#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.
#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?
#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.
#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.
#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.
#24 - September 3 2020
The United States is the second largest producer of carbon emissions in the world. This week, in MEMO 24, we explore what each of us can do in our own homes to help reduce our nation’s damage to the environment.
#19 - July 21 2020
From farm to table, 1 kg of beef belches 60 kg of green house gas. So the switch from meat to plant based foods is on. Today, we look at the benefits and the major players.
#16 - June 12 2020
While most major oil and gas companies are committed to redefining and reinventing themselves, one major player is belligerently refusing to change. In this week’s MEMO 16 we expose this company’s actions and its refusal to take the climate crisis seriously.
#13 - May 11 2020
Barron’s, the respected and trusted resource for the investment community, recently published an article that was bullish on oil. This weekend they printed an admonishing letter in response from our Editor in Chief. Read it in MEMO 13 this week.
#12 - May 5 2020
The future of the planet rests with Capitalism. But don’t take our word for it, listen to a panel discussion with some of the most knowledgeable people on the subject. This week’s MEMO 12 encourages you to click the link and hear their thoughts on Earth at the tipping point.
#9 - April 15 2020
Since 2005, production of Natural Gas has almost doubled and the price fallen more than 70%. This week’s MEMO 9 mines the details to discover if Natural Gas is actually the ‘bridge to renewables’ it’s made out to be.