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Investors' billions are chasing the baby boomer market

If you are in the real estate business it’s hard not to look at the 72 million baby boomers and think that this is going to be a giant market. According to Peter Grant in the Wall Street Journal, “Developers…

Energy

Wind and solar plants rise in the shadow of Fukushima's nuclear meltdown in Japan

In March 2011, a chain of events led to the most complicated nuclear accident that has ever occurred. It began with a magnitude-9.0 earthquake, followed by a tsunami that caused a meltdown of the nuclear reactor in Fukushima, Japan. It…

Wind and solar plants rise in the shadow of Fukushima's nuclear meltdown in Japan

In March 2011, a chain of events led to the most complicated nuclear accident that has ever occurred. It began with a magnitude-9.0 earthquake, followed by a tsunami that caused a meltdown of the nuclear reactor in Fukushima, Japan. It…

Cities Suing Over Climate Change Gave Investors, Courts Different Tales Of Risk

Climate activists don’t want to admit it, but there is a contradiction at the heart of many of the climate liability suits filed by various American cities against energy companies. Now a new report is out, analyzing the data and…

Hey, AOC, California Wildfires Look Like Dereliction Of Duty Not Climate Change

Once again California is burning. We have been here before. Why are we back? “This is what climate change looks like” tweeted liberal Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sharing images of a burning state and showing support for her Green New Deal, the…

Arrogant Leadership And Eco-Insanity Have Set California Ablaze

It’s not climate change that has set California on fire, as Gov. Gavin Newsom claims. It’s human mismanagement and green obstinacy. Locking up forests and preventing tree clearing and the systematic fuel reduction required in any prudent management of nature…

How to break your rotisserie chicken habit

Rotisserie chickens — those $5.99 (or less) already cooked birds that supermarkets sell — are a dinnertime favorite. The Wall Street Journal reports that Americans bought well over 600 million of them in 2017 alone, and the trend has been…

Why some libraries are getting rid of late fees

Maybe it’s happened to you at some time or another. You’ve sheepishly handed over a book to the librarian and had to fish around for change for the overdue fines. But library late fees are much more than a minimal…

Childish Fantasies About A Net-Zero World

Certain politicians are making promises about carbon dioxide emissions and the year 2050 – three full decades from now. Certain adults are telling elementary school children that transforming the world’s energy system is easy peasy. But that’s not the case….

Solar panels pair surprisingly well with tomatoes, peppers and pollinators

The world already needs more solar power. It’s clean, renewable energy, and it’s quickly outpacing the job creation and affordability of fossil fuels. But on top of that, a growing field of research suggests it can improve agriculture, too, helping…