Tesla Motors is getting ready to sell additional shares and some debt like securities to raise approximately $830 million to help finance its operations. According to The New York Times The plans could raise questions about the company’s ability to generate cash flows from its operations. Last week in an investor conference call, Mr. Musk played […]
It’s hard to predict right now which we will hear more about this year: Solyndra as a symbol for Obama’s failed environmental policies or Romney’s low personal tax rate as a emblem for all that is wrong with Republican economic policies. Unfortunately, only one of these is really fair. Let’s see which one.
In the movies, when we find out that a meteor is hurtling toward the earth, we always send Bruce Willis (or some other equally capable Hollywood hero) to save us from extinction. The way the world banded together to reduce the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances through the Montreal Protocol in 1987 was an […]
David Brooks tries to make some pretty interesting revisionist history in his column in The New York Times today. Too bad it’s completely untrue. Brooks writes Al Gore released his movie “An Inconvenient Truth” in 2006. The global warming issue became associated with the highly partisan former vice president. Gore mobilized liberals, but, once he […]
Eco-anxiety is clearly one of the defining conditions of our age. Every period seems to have something. In the 1950s there was the Cold War and the constant fear of nuclear holocaust. Daniel Smith in his New York Times column It’s Still the ‘Age of Anxiety.’ Or is it? wrote