John A. “Skip” Laitner According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the United States will spend ~$1.1 trillion in 2017 for its many uses of energy — whether for heat, electricity, or for transportation needs. At the same time,
John A. “Skip” Laitner The idea of stranded assets—that is, existing investments which have substantially less financial value as the result of market conditions impacted by climate change and/or the transition to a low carbon economy—is receiving greater attention in
John A. “Skip” Laitner Because I roam the desert a lot, the UV Index is something I pay attention to. It is an international standard that measures the strength of ultraviolet radiation from the sun at a given time and place.
John A. “Skip” Laitner There is a good deal of worry about the robustness of our nation’s future economy. And rightly so. Especially since the recession of 2008 and 2009, and as shown in the chart below, we still have
John A. “Skip” Laitner In the Sonoran Desert, where I live, the bizarre is very real. The heat of the sun and the harshness of the environment have forged an amazing assortment of wonderfully complex and adaptive life forms. The