Articles Related to Industry
#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.
#62 - November 24 2021
A lot of publicly traded companies will benefit from the $550 billion for climate change solutions in President Biden’s new infrastructure bill. Today we itemize the stocks and ETFs in the arena we’re following.
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.
#52 - August 27 2021
To operate reliably during periods of extreme weather brought on by climate change, our aging, decentralized power grid needs an overhaul. Today we offer some suggestions of how that might be achieved.
#50 - August 12 2021
Torbjörn Wahlborg is a man of power. He directs over half of the electricity generation in Sweden and substantial generation throughout Europe. Today we share his thoughts on generating power without fossil fuels and exciting future developments in energy.
#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.
#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?
#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.
#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.