By Francis Koster Ed.D.
One of my favorite statements by a corporate leader goes something like this: “If change outside of your organization is happening faster than change on the inside, the end is near.” (Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric). This is happening to a lot of organizations that provide you energy.
In August of 2015, the average American home spent around $1,100 per year on electricity.  About two-thirds of that comes from very polluting and climate-changing coal and natural gas. Things are ”heating up,” as you may have noticed. Heading off trouble is going to require a lot of effort and expense to eliminate the greenhouse gas and pollution from dirty generating.......
We have two decades to save life on earth as we know it - and I am not kidding[i].
About 150 years ago we unknowingly started making gasses that are coming back to hurt us. They came from the carbon-based fuels - coal, oil, and natural gas. We have been rapidly increasing production of these gasses every year since the late 1800s. [ii] These gasses float up, and over decades create the equivalent of an oven around our collective living quarters - our earth. [iii]
The cooking has started.
A quick recap: We just finished the warmest 6 months on record for the entire globe.[iv] The August 2015 sea surface temperature was the highest for any month in the existing 1880–2015 record.[v] Extreme rainfalls have increased dramatically since the.......