Environmental Risks And Opportunities

Thank you, dear Lew, for another extremely well researched post on an a very important subject!

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It seems to me….

We owe it to ourselves and to the next generation to conserve the environment so that we can bequeath our children a sustainable world that benefits all.”  ~ Wangari Maathai[1].

COVID-19 has presented an opportunity for a positive response to the environmental challenge we are facing.  The recovery effort will necessitate considerable stimulus investment.  If that investment is made in an environmentally friendly manner, such as sustainable solar and wind power generation rather than in bailing out carbon-based corporations, it can be a win for everyone.  Otherwise, it will set us on a pathway to environmental catastrophe.

Unfortunately, Donald Trump saw it differently voicing his “1,000 percent” support of the oil and gas industry[2] setting the U.S. back by considerably more than just his four years in office. Historically, recessions are typically followed by sharp rebounds in emissions, hopefully, this time…

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