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What is a Low Carbon Transformation? Measuring Success (Part VIII)

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Global warming and climate change are challenging problems that present a risk to our survival on earth. If humanity is going to solve climate change and transform to an actual low carbon future, this...
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The Value of Trees and Combating Global Warming

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The planet is burning, flooding, melting, and cooking. To save it and humanity our thinking and behaviors must change. We must be open to new ideas and not ignore the vast amount of knowledge...
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Are Outperforming Portfolio Returns In ESG Investing Possible?

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Environment – Social - Governance (ESG) Investing has recently had significant interest by institutional and retail investors alike. The idea of helping society and the environment is a noble goal. A big challenge and...
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Artificial Intelligence in The Future of Finance and The Planet

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Like any innovation, artificial intelligence drives excitement and contradictory opinions at the same time. It can open tremendous opportunities for the future of finance and the planet. The future of finance can be promising if...
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What is a Low carbon transformation? Agriculture (Part VI)

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Climate change is one of the most important issues facing humanity. The world needs to employ technology to drive responsible progress and sustainable economic development while reducing our environmental footprint. The world is experiencing...
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What is low carbon transformation? Industry (Part VI)

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Climate change has been making headlines recently, with the US administration pledging large amounts of spending towards reaching climate targets after the US re-joined the Paris Accord. The climate change challenge is complex and...
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What makes a portfolio “ESG”?

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Environment – Social - Governance (ESG) Investing has recently had significant interest by institutional and retail investors alike. The idea of helping society and the environment is a noble goal. A big challenge and...
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The Archaic Life of Fishermen Confronts the Progressives of the Windmill Ecosystem

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Quality rural lifestyles threatened by the advancing megalopolis In my hometown of Boothbay, Maine, a consortium of interests, anchored in the public-private state, are installing the first floating windmills in the USA in the waters...
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What is Low Carbon Transformation? Transportation (Part V)

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Climate change is becoming a real threat to humanity and it is time for all of us to take action in order to mitigate and adapt to this threat. The path for transformation to...
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What is a Low Carbon Transformation? Buildings Technology (Part IV)

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The buildings and construction sector accounted for 36% of final global energy use in 2018. This staggering share of the world's energy trickles down to a large share of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions where...
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Fighting Climate Change with AI

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Even though the pandemic has slowed down human life and in turn, its environmental impacts, 2020 was still the hottest year on record. Climate change has not gone anywhere, and more must be done...
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Greener Pastures – Humans Move Rather Than Solve Their Problems

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We resist solving problems we create. History illustrates our tendency to leave rather than solve problems. It reveals the flaw in our species highlighting our inability to alter our behavior and thought in light...
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What is our Plan B for Climate Change?

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The world's first trillionaire will be someone who will help solve climate change. In this article, we will touch on solutions to climate change that are not discussed in the mainstream media around climate...
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Why We Invested In FidoCure aka How Tech Can Help Save Dogs (And Eventually...

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In October FidoCure, also known as One Health Company, announced a $10M series A led by Polaris Ventures and we increased our position given our continued excitement. Tau Ventures, an AI-first seed fund in...
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It matters when it’s in your backyard

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Climate risk intelligence to inform location-specific physical risk now and in the future. For decades, scientists have warned about the increase of climate-related physical hazards. Since March 2020, when the World Health Organization Report declared...
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Building Sustainable Circular Economy With Blockchain

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Since the industrial revolution began, the world has focused on the production and consumption of products. Little or no attention is paid to where the materials are sourced from, the conditions in which the...
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Is Our House On Fire?

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Exploring Future Scenarios with the Changing Climate The growing number of high-intensity acute physical hazards like wildfires and floods have been a source of increasing alarm and concern for public and commercial interests alike.  Right...
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Coyote knocking at my door

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In our attempt to put nature in order, a versatile animal teaches us an essential lesson. They say coyotes are at my door but I must have been out because I missed them today. Here...
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Machine Ecology

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The earth is sick, and the causes of its disease lie in our choices, our myopia, and our lack of imagination. Climate change, with deforestation, melting glaciers, mass extinctions and carbon emissions, is the biggest...
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Why is international cooperation so hard?

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Remember climate change? On June 20, the high temperature in Verkhoyansk, a town in northeast Russia about 260 miles south of the Arctic coast and about 6 miles north of the Arctic Circle, topped out...