Category Archives: Economy

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

2013 U.S. Investor Outlook: Five 2013 Sustainability Stock Investments

Here is my economic outlook of 2013 sustainability trend lines that U.S. stock investors should consider either running toward or away from: Run From Coal Coal is a fuel that the world increasingly cannot afford. Yes, on a therm of … Continue reading

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Oil Economics: Increased Supply But Higher Prices Plus Global Warming

The International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook for 2012 has received tremendous media attention by forecasting that the U.S. is posed to displace Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. This is great news for our economy because … Continue reading

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Did Hurricane Sandy Break Climate Science Silence?

News anchors are describing Hurricane Sandy as a once in a lifetime event. Climate science suggests it is only the beginning. The question is whether Hurricane Sandy is the climate change event that reawakens awareness by the media and consumers … Continue reading

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Price Is The Ultimate Sustainability Metric

Price is one of mankind’s most effective communications tools. It will also prove to be the ultimate sustainability metric. Here’s why. 85% of consumers say they will buy a more sustainable good or service versus a less sustainable one if … Continue reading

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Construction Recycling Best Practices

Success in recycling and repurposing materials/fixtures can make the difference on whether a construction project comes in on budget in today’s still-depressed construction industry. Two factors are driving this trend. The first is the increasing value real estate buyers and … Continue reading

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How Global Warming Is Impacting Stock Prices

Heat waves and droughts magnified by global warming are exacting an economic tax on America’s middle class through higher prices and increased health care costs. Now this global warming tax is hitting the stock valuations of American companies. Global warming’s … Continue reading

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Global Warming’s Economic Tax Upon The Middle Class

Global warming can now be thought of as an economic tax on the middle class based upon a recent NOAA report found that 56 percent of the continental U.S. is currently experiencing drought. Drought enhanced by global warming is reducing … Continue reading

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