Welcome to the Green Investor, powered by Investopedia. I'm Caleb Silver, the Editor-in-Chief of Investopedia, and your guide and fellow traveler on our journey into what it means to be a green investor today, and where this investing theme is headed in the future. On the show this week, an energy crisis is gripping Europe and California, and price shocks are on the way. And carbon capture was touted as a key solution to reducing global warming, and tens of billions of dollars has been spent and promised to carbon capture technologies by the largest countries and companies in the world. But critics argue that not only is it less effective than promised, it might not even be necessary. Carroll Muffett of the Center for International Environmental Law is one of them, and he joins the show to make the case. California is baking and ISO, its grid operator, has issued an emergency call for consumers and businesses to conserve energy for the seventh consecutive day to avoid blackouts amid … [Read more...] about The Case Against Carbon Capture
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Time is always difficult to process in the NBA sphere. Due to the pandemic, the last three years have felt crammed together as one. For instance, it’s almost impossible to comprehend we’re about to enter the fourth season of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George’s partnership. Well, technically. Leonard and George joined forces in July 2019, maneuvering their way to the LA Clippers with plans to rejuvenate the franchise’s championship hopes. After a brief stint in mediocrity following the break up of Lob City, the Clippers were adopting a new identity and heading in a clear direction: Building a deep, flexible roster around a superstar wing duo – almost the complete antithesis of those teams centered on the traditional 1-4 or 1-5 pick-and-roll connection of Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. Under Doc Rivers, the first year of Kawhi and PG was a complete roller-coaster. From the start of training camp to the COVID … [Read more...] about Should The LA Clippers Be Favorites To Win 2023 NBA Title?
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin The LA Clippers kicked off the 2022-23 campaign Monday by hosting local and national reporters for media day. It was the first time Kawhi Leonard held a press conference — or took questions in any public setting — in a calendar year. Leonard, preparing to return this season from ACL surgery and a lengthy rehab process, was in a joyous and playful mood as he joked with teammates, signed hundreds of basketballs to be given away, and provided the audience with one of his famous media day laughs. There were multiple themes and storylines from the Clippers’ first media availability of the season, but chief among them was the determination of both Leonard and Paul George, LA’s two superstar wings who fully understand their championship aspirations must translate from words to actions. Leonard has only played in 48.2% of the 226 possible regular season games since becoming a Clipper, missing all of last season after ACL … [Read more...] about Kawhi Leonard And Paul George Are Ready To Lead ‘Focused’ LA Clippers In Year 4