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Climate Action & Your Portfolio: A Conversation About ESG Investment & Greenwashing With ETHO Capital

October 12th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli

I’ve long been interested in climate action, and as I’ve become more interested in investing, I’ve become totally passionate about how to do sustainable investment RIGHT – or at least BETTER. In my last article about learning to invest sustainably, I wrote that it’s hard to find funds that truly align with my green sensibilities. But there is one that stood out for me, and in this interview with Amberjae Freeman from ETHO Capital, we dive into what ESG investing is, and what it ISN'


Big Oil Faces A Formidable Foe In Fight Against Electric Vehicles

October 2nd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Electric utilities are keen on electric vehicles these days — they see them as a future revenue source. Utilities from California to Florida to Michigan are sponsoring the installation of public charging stations, and some are offering rebates to customers for installing home chargers. To date, at least 50 utilities in 25 states have launched or proposed programs to encourage the buildout of charging infrastructure


30 Reasons To Buy An Electric Car … Today!

June 16th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

My increasingly good friend Paul Fosse wrote an article yesterday giving 5 reasons to buy a Tesla before July 1. At the end of the article, he linked to a 2016 article of mine that I had forgotten about. It's a simple listicle but it's actually one of my favorite articles. So, thanks to Paul, I'm reposting it today. In 2016, it was titled, "30 Reasons Your Next Car Should Be Electric." At this point in time, I think it's more appropriate to say that you should buy that car today, not wait any longer. Hopefully you'll agree after reading through this list


Big Oil Tries To Kill The Electric Car (Again)

January 6th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Electric vehicles are getting close to a major tipping point, and it isn’t just fans who are taking notice. The powerful enemies of transportation electrification and renewable energy are beginning to launch a serious counterattack


The Doom Of Fossil Fuel Investments

November 18th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

There is a very short window of time to get out of pure-play oil & gas company investments without substantial losses. It is imperative to sell them now. It is already too late to get out of pure-play coal company investments without substantial losses. But they will lose even more money going forward


Is The SEC Screwing You?

October 1st, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

This article isn’t just about Tesla. In fact, it’s just approximately half about Tesla. It's about several serious issues with the


Apple Still Working On Self-Driving Cars

June 24th, 2018 | by Kurt Lowder

Apple's self-driving car project named Project Titan has been flying under the radar for some time now.  The company certainly does not send out frequent updates on its efforts. Some have even speculated that the company has for all intents and purposes given up on the endeavor. However, multiple outlets, including CNBC, are reporting that Apple has made some key recent hires in this realm


Largest Investors In Utilities Are Voting Against Climate Risk Disclosure

December 7th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Exxon Mobil shareholders earlier this year successfully voted to demand climate risk disclosure in a move which was widely held as a bellwether for similar moves across the sector, but a new report from Preventable Surprises has revealed that some of the largest investors in utilities are voting against climate risk disclosure, preferring private engagement over public proxy votes. 


An Oil Man Dies

July 28th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently got news of a hugely accomplished oil man dying. This guy was the top guy in charge of finding oil for Exxon across most of the USA (barring California and Alaska) when he retired. Years after retirement, he once told me that we had just gotten "spoiled" and our addiction to cheap oil was basically unsustainable


Who Benefits If Russian Oil Sanctions End?

February 20th, 2017 | by Susan Kraemer

The idea of the president of any normal country also owning one of its largest assets and using his office to protect it seems outrageous. Putin used his position to gain wealth for himself and a small group of cronies, and is trying to prevent sanctions from reducing the value of that wealth


The Totally Insane Carbon Bubble

January 14th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

As the cleantech transition speeds up, many of us are jumping for joy. Trump may be king of tweetland, but he and his oil & gas buddies can't stop renewables or electric robotaxis. They know that. Their goals are pretty clear, though: pump up the carbon bubble as much as possible, stuff as much cash into their own bank accounts before it pops, and hopefully retire and die before the whole global economy is brought down with the the thin soapy liquid that was probably much prettier as a bubble



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