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#97 - January 21 2023
Is ESG a good thing or just a lefty tool to handicap capitalism?
#95 - November 29 2022
Is the plan for big wind power off the US East Coast going to happen and what will it cost?
#94 - November 17 2022
The US finally has an industrial policy. And it's a game-changer, providing huge incentives for investors and innovators to help us catch up to China on climate tech, and perhaps surpass them in the future.
#93 - October 31 2022
Utility companies have been among the biggest polluters for decades – and they’ve done very little about it. What will it take to change them?
#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.
#82 - May 12 2022
We like a tidy house here at The Climate Capitalist, so we are taking advantage of the present global volatility and uncertainty to clean up our Clean Energy portfolios. Today we share a few spring cleaning thoughts.
#80 - May 3 2022
Last week we attended the largest Offshore Wind conference in North America. In short: we were blown away. The companies involved and emerging technologies on display all create a compelling forecast for investors.
#77 - April 6 2022
Last week, we attended MIT’s annual student-led Energy Conference. This week we recap the presentations from a veritable who’s-who of global leaders from industry, government and academia.
#76 - March 25 2022
This week we explore how the Exxon Mobil proxy contest and Carl Icahn’s emotionally driven attack on McDonald’s over their practice of caging pregnant pigs are signals of a new era of shareholder activism.
#73 - March 2 2022
Once a bully, always a bully? Can big oil companies, accustomed to getting their own way for decades, clean up their act and embrace the clean energy transition? And what role has O&G played in emboldening Putin?
#72 - February 23 2022
In the past decade, costs have declined, and technology and materials advanced. This week we celebrate the rise of solar as a major solution to our energy needs.
#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.
#68 - January 19 2022
Mining companies have a lousy reputation for producing pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and poor working conditions. So why are we suggesting they can be a good clean energy investment?
#67 - January 13 2022
Surprisingly, the city previously known as the ‘Oil and Gas Capital of the World’, now powers 100% of its municipal operations on something other than oil and gas.
#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.