How to Invest in a Time of Climate Chaos.

About 70 people gathered in Peterborough’s Trinity United Church Hall Thursday evening to hear investment coach Tim Nash discuss socially responsible investment, in an event organized by For Our Grandchildren. The evening started with a short talk on climate-change science and local effects by Ginny Colling, trained by the Al Gore Climate Reality Project. In his presentation, …

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RENEWABLES aren’t enough

The title of this blog was the headline for another Margaret Wente column that pushed us to write a qualifying commentary.  The key sentence in her column that triggered our doubt was: “. . . today’s renewable energy technologies won’t save us from climate change – and we’re wasting our time trying.  . . . That’s the conclusion Google …

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Good News/Bad News on Renewable Energy

First the good news:   more renewable energy came on line in 2012 than in any other year, mainly because  the cost of solar installations decreased by approximately 30%. Now the bad news.   Investment in future renewable energy declined in 2012, in part a reaction to governments withdrawing from programs that supported renewable energy. The Province …

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