Category Archives: Economy

Economic insights and trends on globalization, U.S. economy and the Green Economic Revolution.

California Economy Achieves Growth With Less Pollution

California is achieving superior and sustained economic growth while also reducing climate changing pollution. At a time when the California economy is growing faster than the U.S. economy the California Air Resources Board reports that the State has reduced greenhouse … Continue reading

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Solar Is Getting Weird

The California solar homeowners I work with are acting pretty “weird” compared to the rest of America. This summer when the rest of America will be keeping their thermostats set at higher than desired levels to avoid the dreaded high … Continue reading

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How 2014 Oil Price Collapse Threatens Sustainability

1980 was the last time we had an oil price collapse. Americans buying fuel efficient vehicles created the 1980 oil price collapse just as they have contributed toward today’s oil price collapse. But what consumers did in response to lower … Continue reading

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Oil Price Collapse And America’s Technology Crossroads

The oil industry has done a great job of self-promoting their increased production capacity as the reason for the collapse in oil and gasoline prices. Let’s get the facts right. The world has been, and continues to be, awash with … Continue reading

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Demographic Tumult Drives Emerging Sustainable Economy

A demographic tumult is pushing America toward a sustainable economy. This demographic tumult is the nexus of an aging boomer generation, the emergence of the millennial generation as America’s economic powerhouse and the growing role of women. Each of these … Continue reading

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California Climate Tax Reduces Electric Bills!

Have you ever broken out into a smile from opening your electric bill? I just did when I opened this month’s bill and saw I owed $4.91. At first I though there must have been a mistake. But after much … Continue reading

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Five CSR Game Changers That Will Drive 2014 Profits

In 2013 corporate social responsibility moved from “do good” actions to being a business best practice. The following five 2014 CSR game changers will accelerate the links between profits, environmental responsibility and social good:

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