Sea level rise is accelerating

Sea level rise is accelerating

According to climate scientists at Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences, the pace of sea level rise is accelerating world wide.  Since 40% of the world population lives within 100km (62 miles) of a coastline, this is important information for those of us in the real...
Insurance: The investor’s compass

Insurance: The investor’s compass

    Panic! A while back I received a panicked text from an investor I’ve known for a long while. He had read my recent book, Fearless Real Estate Investing in the Era of Climate Change. His question was straight out and had a bunch of exclamation points in tow,...
Climate change ravages American Farmers

Climate change ravages American Farmers

All land is not created equal. We have a special relationship with the land that feeds us. But we are not paying very close attention. The breadbasket of the United States, defined by those family farms spread out as checkered squares we fly over in the center of the...
Venice Flooding – The Irony is Compelling

Venice Flooding – The Irony is Compelling

Venice is experiencing epic flooding. Hitting a high-water mark of 74 inches, flooding has deluged 85% of this beautifully unique archetypal city. It is the worst flooding on record for the city since recordkeeping began in 1872. The reasons why are various, but...