Climate Scientists Issue Dire Climate Warning

By |2022-12-25T15:46:49-08:00December 22nd, 2022|Business News, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Corporate Actions, Cost of Carbon Emissions, Divestment from Fossil Fuels, Energy, ESG Factors, Fossil Fuel Free investing, Future Generations, Investment in the future, Nuclear Energy, Risk Reduction, TIA, Venture Capital|

Dire Warnings from Dr. James Hansen . . . again Those who receive Dr. James Hansen's occasional newsletter from his Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions team, will have seen some dire reports before. Still, nothing we have seen is quite as unimaginable or alarming as learning that global warming is happening at the equivalent of 750,000 exploding Hiroshima [...]

The SEC finally steps into the ring for the Climate fight

By |2022-04-06T13:12:16-07:00March 25th, 2022|Banking, Business News, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Climate Disclosures, Corporate Actions, Cost of Carbon Emissions, Divestment from Fossil Fuels, Energy, Environmental Reporting, ESG Factors, Fiduciary Duty Standards, Financial Institutions, Fossil Fuel Free investing, Institutional Investors, Investment in the future, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Risk Reduction, Securities & Exchange Commission, Shareholder Rights|

SEC Issues Trailblazing Climate Disclosure Proposal At long last, after studying the issue for many years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has finally released its long-awaited proposal to require companies to disclose their climate risks to investors. These proposed rules (neatly summarized in a 506 page notice) will require all publicly traded companies to disclose both their greenhouse [...]

History in the making: the first advanced nuclear climate fund gets launched

By |2022-12-24T13:51:28-08:00April 20th, 2021|Business News, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Corporate Actions, Cost of Carbon Emissions, Divestment from Fossil Fuels, Energy, ESG Factors, Fossil Fuel Free investing, Future Generations, Investment in the future, Nuclear Energy, Risk Reduction, TIA, Venture Capital|

History in the making: the first advanced nuclear fund gets launched. In early 2018, Rod Adams posted an article on his very popular Atomic Insights blog effectively asking "where are all the advanced nuclear investors?"  Valerie Gardner, a co-founder and principal at Tiemann Investment Advisors, read the article and reached out to Rod. We wrote about this back in [...]

Consideration of ESG factors can reduce risk and improve return

By |2020-07-30T17:32:08-07:00July 30th, 2020|Business News, Environmental Reporting, ESG Factors, Fiduciary Duty Standards, Financial Health, Labor Law, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Risk Reduction, TIA|

The DOL's proposed Rulemaking on "Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments" for ERISA plans is considering amendments to the “Investment duties” regulation under Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA), to confirm that ERISA requires plan fiduciaries (i.e. the investment advisors) to select investments and investment courses of action based solely on [...]

Stop-Loss Orders and Portfolio Risk

By |2020-06-10T18:59:50-07:00June 10th, 2020|Risk Reduction, TIA|

Stop-Loss Orders & Portfolio Risk Investors hoping for gains through investments in the stock market must naturally bear the risk that the value of their holdings will fall. Prudent investors seek to construct and manage their portfolios in such a way that they bear only as much risk as is necessary to position them to benefit from potential [...]

Atoms for Peace

By |2021-09-09T15:49:04-07:00May 25th, 2019|Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Cost of Carbon Emissions, Energy, ESG Factors, Future Generations, Investment in the future, Nuclear Energy, Radiation, Risk Reduction|

Atoms for Peace: Revisiting the Promise of Nuclear Power on the Cusp of Climate Catastrophe This is a reprint of the Senior Project submitted to the Division of Social Studies, Bard College By Amelia Tiemann, May 2019 Preface When people think about nuclear power, they typically identify with one of two binary positions: either they believe nuclear power is [...]

Advanced nuclear energy primed for private investment

By |2022-12-24T10:50:32-08:00April 28th, 2018|Business News, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Cost of Carbon Emissions, Divestment from Fossil Fuels, Energy, ESG Factors, Fossil Fuel Free investing, Future Generations, Investment in the future, Nuclear Energy, Risk Reduction, TIA, Venture Capital|

Nuclear energy primed for private investment Rod Adams’ marvelous Atomic Insights blog published an article in February titled "Advanced nuclear energy systems are ready for investors who seek ground floor opportunities," that asked an important question: “How do we match the ingenuity and enthusiasm of atomic innovators with the large magnitude financing sources needed to advance the field so [...]

TIA’s Outlook and Future Generations Analysis

By |2020-10-25T12:12:35-07:00April 30th, 2014|Business News, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Divestment from Fossil Fuels, Energy, Future Generations, Nuclear Energy, Risk Reduction, TIA|

TIA's Outlook and Future Generations Analysis (Click to open PDF of Future Generations Analysis) OverviewTiemann Investment Advisors, LLC (TIA) is an independent, private, owner-managed investment firm with offices in Menlo Park, California. The firm was co-founded in 2002 by Jonathan Tiemann, Ph.D and Valerie Gardner, JD, MBA.Investing for the Long TermTIA's investment approach is building portfolios for clients based [...]

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