In 1980, when oil prices collapsed, the American consumer gorged on full-size SUVs. Will history repeat itself, dooming us to irreversible climate change?
Author: Bill Roth
Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales results point to consumers consuming better but is it enough to prevent irreversible climate change and mass extinction?
China’s massive commitment to renewable energy will create economies of scale that will shatter current price levels around the world.
Increasing evidence of climate change tied to the carbon surge is pushing consumers, especially the millennial generation, to question what they buy and who they buy from.
The millennial activist is now driving revenue growth in the American economy. Their quest for products and companies that are “cool with a purpose” is driving the revenue success of Apple, Google, Patagonia and Chipotle. They are also a key demographic group that is driving down the revenues of McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and your local utility. Figuring out how to successfully align with millennial activists is now the strategic challenge facing every business.
Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has once again demonstrated business leadership by offering a business solution to climate change. Musk’s act of leadership is to open-source his company’s invaluable intellectual property for building world-class electric cars to the global auto industry.
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.
The California Climate Tax is an innovative public policy idea for addressing climate change by taxing pollution to fund residential electric bill credits.
Innovations in energy efficiency project financing are now offering guaranteed lower electricity bills to the commercial real estate sector.
Women delivered a strong and very frank message to the business community at the Feb. 6, 2014, EPA hearing on carbon pollution standards tied to electric utility generation.