October 21, 2012

We have been discussing climate change in the public and corporate arenas for some 25 years; by now decision-makers have a virtually infinite amount of information available to them when it comes to the topics of climate science, mitigation, and adaptation.  Yet decision-maker perceptions of climate risk and climate risk management efforts lag far behind

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October 8, 2012

Many companies internalize the current stalemate over global climate policy into a perception that climate risk is no longer a critical issue. Business climate risks, however, include: operational and supply chain (physical) risk brand risk market-driven structural risk liability risk Our new e-book, published by DōSustainability.com, is intended to help business executives and others to: Rethink their perceptions of

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September 27, 2012

Renewables have long been promoted as cleaner technologies that can help provide energy independence from foreign gas and foreign oil.  Climate change has been part of the picture, but not a very prominent one. Shale gas, which has become in recent years an important source of natural gas in the U.S., is a game changer

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December 18, 2011

     I’ve been thinking for some time about putting together video based blogs and information webinars for posting on YouTube as an educational vehicle.  Recently I posted the first one, looking at the IPCC’s new Extreme Events report (and other related information). Here’s the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeAIr3jV-0g      I welcome critical feedback from anyone

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September 22, 2011

Pogo, the title and central character of a long-running comic strip written by cartoonist Walt Kelly, often used political satire to make points about human nature and current events.  Perhaps Pogo’s most famous saying, uttered as he looks out over a trashy landscape, was that “we have met the enemy and he is us.”  That

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