To Slow Global Warming, Change Ourselves First: That Includes How We Invest

There are many ways to green our daily lives… but a great tool most people don’t think of is greening our investments.   In particular, at least stop doing harm by dumping any investment in oil, coal or natural gas companies…

Know Your Superpowers, to Beat Global Warming… With You as a Warrior, We Will Win

Get started, taking action on solutions to our emerging climate crisis… while celebrating good jobs and clean, prosperous lives for millions.  In a very real sense, we are inventing the healthy civilization of the future. It starts with YOU.  The…

To Save the Planet, Invest Your Working Life: Hawaii Creates Jobs by Going Green

Why WOULDN'T anyone want to go work in Hawaii for a few years?  Here's a great piece from Fast Company, "Hawaii Just Passed a Law to Make the State Carbon-Neutral by 2045." This creates good jobs and business opportunities in…

To Save the Planet, Change Yourself First: Climate-friendly Plant-based Meat Substitutes are Becoming Widely Available

Who knew fighting global warming could taste so good? Yummy plant-based meat substitutes are a rapidly growing new market, not just saving the planet but in the process also creating great new jobs as well as a solid business opportunity. …

“OK, I get it. How do I do my part?” Here’s how…

Hello friends, welcome… are you asking yourself, “OK, I get it. How do I do my part?” Get started, taking action on solutions to our emerging climate crisis… while celebrating good jobs and clean, prosperous lives for millions.  In a very…

To Save the Planet, Support New Technologies: Carbon Fiber Saves a LOT of Gasoline, is Stronger Than Steel

Soon it will be time to get in on the emerging carbon fiber industry... especially now that researchers can make the ultrastrong, ultralight steel-replacement out of plants instead of petroleum, as explained in this article in Popular Science by Jeremiah…

To Save the Planet, Invest Our Working Lives: Tesla/Panasonic’s New Solar Roof Tile Factories are Hiring

Tesla and Panasonic have launched the most exciting home construction product in decades:  Attractive high-end roofing tiles that look like expensive slate, and capture the sun's energy for home electricity use. Think of it:  We periodically need a new roof…

To Save the Planet, Invest our Working Lives: Wind Power Jobs Continue Solid Growth in the American Midwest and Mountain West

Aside from its attractive and continuing cost reductions, wind energy also provides solid local jobs as large wind farms are built.  Here is an in-depth profile of Oklahoma's massive Wind Catcher wind farm project; it may well hold the title…

To Save the Planet, Invest Our Working Lives: Quick video showing why there are twice as many solar jobs than coal jobs in the U.S.

Here's a short, punchy YouTube showing why clean, well-paying solar jobs keep increasing while jobs in our most filthy energy source, coal, keep decreasing. It was put together by Vox. Solid economics and basic common sense... if you know someone…

To Save the Planet, Invest Our Careers: Where to Look? Tesla is expanding…

I had the pleasure of attending my third Tesla annual shareholders meeting yesterday, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.  Among founder Elon Musk's comments, one theme stuck out for me:  Tesla is growing, a lot. Therefore, the…

To Save the Planet, Invest Your Working Life: Boom Times for Clean Energy Jobs

Here's a thoughtful overview of the clean energy job market, from Rod Griffin of the Environmental Defense Fund's quarterly magazine, EDF Solutions. Good news:  There is money to be made here, not to mention saving the planet... as Griffin points…

In One Elegant Move, Combine Two Personal Superpowers – “Invest Your Working Life” and

If you have a strong conviction on a social-change issue, there are really only three tactics you can use (Superpowers we all share, really).  They come from you, and only you... Change Yourself, or Invest Your Working Life, or Use…

Climate change action is good for the economy – and Britain is the proof

As we are seeing today in California, "Britain has proved the doom-mongers wrong: economies can thrive while emissions fall..." To me this makes obvious sense for two reasons:  One, climate solutions generate new and lucrative industries, especially creating high-wage-high-skill jobs.…

From Greentech Media: “How the US Wind Sector Is Building Momentum, Driving Economic Benefits”

Clean wind energy is producing jobs at a fine growth pace... inspiring confidence in the wind industry.  If you are a young person looking for a way to invest your career in a trade which saves the planet, wind energy…

Global Warming Adaptation, Like the Emerging Advanced-Energy Sector, Will Produce a LOT of New Jobs: The Alaskan Experience

Nice investigative piece from this week's Bloomberg... on how poorly prepared for climate adaptation Alaska currently is, given the much-warmer winters its economy now experiences. But, not obviously, there are a BOATLOAD of new jobs coming in the climate adaptation…

Focus on big solutions that really matter

Global warming is a devilish problem, because our greenhouse gas pollution comes mostly from fossil fuels which infect every area of our civilization. But though daunting, fossil fuels are where we must focus the big solutions, ones that really stand…

Free stuff: One-on-One Counseling, Plus a List of Low-Cost Tips

Global Warming for Busy People is a free service open to all, a labor of love really, by our authors.  We are in Spring of 2017 starting free one-on-one mentoring services, to help you make a life change in any…

Two and a Half Steps to Fighting Global Warming

Maximize the effective time and skills each of us brings, without wrecking our personal lives: To Save the Planet, Change Yourself First.  To Save the Planet, Invest Your Career. To Save the Planet, Use Your Voice. (The steps do NOT…

Make the Most of Our Personal Power

The biggest issue facing civilization today, "how to slow down catastrophic global warming so we have time to create the sustainable, clean economy of the future," quickly comes back to the personal level: "Ok, I get it... What can I…