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Is Bill Gates’s Climate-Change Book Worth Reading? | Outside Online – Outside

At age 65, Bill Gates continues to walk through life with all of the brashness of an algebra teacher. While his peers among the ultrarich enjoy crocodile breeding, dating pop stars, or traveling by hot-air balloon, the cofounder of Microsoft has devoted his spare…

AXA, Other Mega-Investors Seek to Avoid Portfolios with Global Warming Potential – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments All good money managers expect to outperform their benchmark, and by one such metric the French insurer and investor AXA SA recently scored a market-beating success. Not by delivering higher returns, but by generating a lower level…

The Myth (And Fake Math) Of ‘Green’ Jobs

“Fool me once,” Stephen King wrote, “shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, shame on both of us.” His adage certainly applies to the myth (and fake math) of green jobs. During the 2020…

The Self-Destruction Of An Energy Superpower: Texas

Why are millions of Americans in the nation’s most energy-rich state without power and heat for days amid extreme winter weather? “The people who have fallen short with regard to the power are the private power generation companies,” Texas Gov….

There’s an invisible climate threat seeping from grocery store freezers. Biden wants to change that. – The Washington Post

In nearly every supermarket in America, a network of pipes transports compressed refrigerants that keep perishable goods cold. Most of these chemicals are hydrofluorocarbons — greenhouse gases thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide — which often escape through…

Rushing To The Coast – The Wrong Way To Adapt To Global Warming – Forbes

Like many other places around the world, coastal areas in Bangaladesh, one shown here, undergo … [+] periodic flooding as sea levels rise. Climate Central You would think that climate-influenced human migration, especially in Southeast Asia, would be away from…

Solar awnings over parking lots help companies and customers

(Michigan Technological University) Michigan Tech engineers look into the untapped potential of parking lots in a study that investigates the energy-related benefits of developing charging stations powered with solar canopies built into the parking infrastructure of large-scale retailers like Walmart.

What Gretel Ehrlich Gets Wrong About Climate Change – Outside

In the early months of the pandemic, as travel ground to a halt, news outlets and random Twitter users breathlessly pointed out that smog was clearing up, animals were roaming the streets, and even Venice’s canals were looking better than ever. Many of…

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A Few Other Thoughts on Gamestop (GME)

January 31, 2021, 6:48 pm  The general celebratory air around the story of Gamestop (GME) is driven, I think, in large part because no one has been hurt other than a few hedge funds who had naked unhedged short positions…