From a business perspective, private investors should be seen as the ultimate ”referees” on competing energy choices, using informed diligence and prudent criteria to determine which energy technologies can compete in the market with the best chance of generating revenues and profits. As Amory Lovins points out, the capital markets have already spoken. Private investors and project finance lenders have flatly rejected large base-load nuclear power plants and have enthusiastically embraced supply-side competitors, decentralized cogeneration, and renewables.
The intention of this short film is to express the heartfelt concern that motivates World Business Academy Founding President Rinaldo S. Brutoco to put his effort, time and energy into the World Business Academy. This video combines contemporaneous comments from Brutoco, set to music by Gary Malkin, an eight-time Emmy award-winning composer, with film from […]
If you think climate change is something that is going to happen in the future, you might want to take 60 seconds to observe what is happening now. In this short animation, the oldest sea ice (10 years or older) is white while the new ice (1 year) is light blue. Watch as the oldest […]
Stand in the future you wish to see. Then look backward from there at the path and the choices that helped us solve our challenges, regenerate our natural systems, and learn to live in harmony with the planet and each other. Take four minutes to explore this way of thinking. This short film, directed by […]
Recently Quest reported on the current status of hydrogen vehicles and the development of hydrogen infrastructure in California. The World Business Academy has identified hydrogen as the energy carrier of the future. Using hydrogen to store and deploy renewable energy is the most efficient and scalable solution to the climate crisis and the various other […]
Permafrost: The Tipping Time Bomb, a production of the Yale forum on Climate Change and the Media, describes the urgent and little-understood climate change tipping point – the melting of the permafrost and the release of the massive stores of currently frozen greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Pegged by climatologists as one of the most […]
Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis, is required reading for anyone who wants to understand the growing U.S. water crisis.
Over the last three decades, weather disasters in North America have increased 500%, causing over 30,000 fatalities and $1 trillion in damages.
Listen to the full conversation about the critical need to move away from carbon-based fuels and the latest advancements in the field of Hydrogen power.
It’s been a year of record-breaking numbers, whether the number of heat records or other extreme weather events or the rate of Arctic ice melting. Bill McKibben’s article in Rolling Stone this August, “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math” explains the three numbers that matter most and their repercussions. The short version is on the 350.org […]