Politics

Renewables Won’t Be Enough

By | 2018-12-20T20:23:36+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Business News, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Divestment from Fossil Fuels, Economic Indicators, Energy, Environmental Reporting, Fossil Fuel Free investing, Future Generations, Politics, Preventing Pollution|

Dr. Jonathan Tiemann Would it really be possible to replace our existing energy system with renewables? Mark Jacobson, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford, thinks we can do so by 2050.1  Prof. Jacobson has done an impressive job of synthesizing demographic, economic, and engineering data to develop a formula that seems to show a path toward a fully [...]

Optimism in Detroit

By | 2018-12-20T20:25:29+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Business News, Politics|

By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann, January 24, 2017 Presidents, especially new ones, make headlines, and the current holder of that office is generating his through a peculiar combination of outlandish statements and high-level meetings with business leaders. Today (January 24) the President summoned to the White House executives from the major US automakers, ostensibly to urge, or perhaps cajole, them to [...]