Will President Biden bring forward the carbon fee-and-dividend?

Climate scientist James Hansen in his latest blog, Fighting the Battles, Winning the War – once again reminds us of the carbon fee-and-dividend. And that President Joe Biden has the authority to bring it forward. Meanwhile, Canada already has a carbon fee-and-dividend, with British Columbia operating a system very similar to Fee and Dividend, as…

Covid-19 Sets the Stage for the Collapse of Human Civilization?

The histoty of the human species is full of examples detailing our vulnerabilities to collapse and total decline. As historian Jospeh Tainter explains, system complexity further works against us, most people probably call this today, incompetence. More to the point, the inability of our complex world for the right system changes. Gordon Brown, UK at…

Die Bisher ungenutzt wirtschaftlich Nachhaltigste Corona Massnahme

Ausnahmezustände in Deutschland und der Welt, insbesondere zur kalten Jahreszeit droht Lockdown, Einnahmeausfälle, sogar bei vielen Arbeitsplatz verlust oder Geschäftsaufgabe! Man hört nun viel von die Leute müssen soziale Kontakte reduzieren, sollen zu Hause bleiben, und auch noch, sich natürlich so Gesund wie möglich ernähren. Der Deutsche Staat will sich auch großzügig zeigen und vielen…

Could Fossil Fuel Company Investments In Green Energy Move the Needle on Climate Change?

Fossil fuel companies have a unique chance to escape extinction. If they shift their investment towards green energy they could become part of the solution and ensure their survival in a green future. It seems that fossil fuel companies have finally seen the writing on the wall. Renewable energy sources are increasingly affordable, effective, and…

Northvolt Aims for the Greenest Batteries in the World

Nortvolt, a Swedish company founded by two former TESLA employees recently secured $1,6 billion to finance the construction of two Gigafactories, battery manufacturing plants. The locations for Northvolt One is Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Two in Salzgitter, Germany. A consortium of companies, financial institutions, and governments, including Volkswagen, BMW,  UniCredit Bank Austria, and the German…