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Unintended Consequences – the Social Impact of Sustainability Technologies

Remember when we debated paper or plastic bags?  Drill an oil well or take down a forest?   Today we debate whether EVs (electric vehicles) actually are more sustainable than combustion engines.  Maybe not, if we consider a life cycle analysis (LCA); maybe yes if we consider lives lost to air pollution.  Is automation and […]

Are Fossil Fuels Ancient History?

Finally, corporations are waking up to the need for a Solar Age.  Or so it seems if one reads the media hype.  With Green Bonds and Social Bonds, companies are financing infrastructure to take advantage of renewables.  They are charting their GHG emissions and cutting ribbons on server farms cooled with North Carolina’s sun or […]