Put Out the Fire

Swedish student-activist Greta Thunberg has challenged world leaders to address climate change like the existential crisis that it is, when she said to act like “the house is on fire.” Many agree, but few see a quick way to put out that fire. Here’s a simple two-part plan to save most of the “house” before it’s too late.

Dear Jake

An open letter to our son as he graduates from medical school at George Washington University in Washington DC

Dear Jake

As you graduate from medical school this year, I trust you know how proud your family and friends are of your hard work and many sleepless nights.

America’s First Climate Bankruptcy

Shakespeare said, “What’s past is prologue.” If the looming climate change related bankruptcy of the America’s largest utility is a precursor of things to come, the most damaging storms of our future will not be reported by meteorologists, but by economists.