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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...

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Fire Weather forecast for real estate investors

Fire Weather forecast for real estate investors

I wanted to share this article from The Insurance Journal with you. Fire Weather is a new term being associated with the concept of chronic massive fire seasons and real estate investors need to take notice. 2019 was a devastating year for fires over the entire...

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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,...

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Sarah Josephine Liberty interview with BL Sheldon

Sarah Josephine Liberty interview with BL Sheldon

Sarah Josephine Liberty is a highly experienced communications leader who has spent 14+ years driving campaigns and working as a Communications Director, Writer, Editor and Media Consultant in London, New York, Paris, Jogjakarta and Sydney. I was honored to be a guest...

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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...

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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...

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I Don’t Know How To Deny The Obvious

I Don’t Know How To Deny The Obvious

These were headlines from this last week: “‘I’m Standing here in the middle of climate change’ How the USDA is failing farmers” "Radical warming in Siberia leaves millions on unstable ground” “How Will Climate Change Alter Agriculture? Winemakers Are Finding Out”...

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It Doesn’t Take Ten Plagues to Create an Exodus

It Doesn’t Take Ten Plagues to Create an Exodus

I pass by this coffee house often. It is cute, quaint and carries a local brand of coffee that is perfectly roasted every time. I love to write there when I feel like being in the buzz of a friendly frenetic space. It’s distressed barnwood interior walls are decorated...

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