PL_Port.14.4aOn Dec. 21, 2012, I put $16 Million imaginary dollars in equal imaginary investments in 16 real energy companies; Eight in the Sustainable Energy space and eight in the fossil fuel space. The results:

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 24.54% from 12/21/12.
  • The S&P 500 is up 30.56%.
  • The Fossil Fuel Portfolio had a great month, however, it continues to dramatically underperform the reference indices. It is up 15.38% from Dec. 21, 2012.
  • The Sustainable Energy portfolio had a bad month, however, it continues to dramatically outperform the averages, and is up 204.25% from Dec. 21, 2012.

PL_Port.14.4bThe data are summarized beginning in Table 1, below.

Summary Data
Portfolio 12/21/12 04/21/14 Delta %
Sustainable Energy 8,000,000 24,340,264 16,340,264 204.25%
Fossil Fuel 8,000,000 9,230,491 1,230,491 15.38%
DJI 13,091 16,449 3,358 25.65%
S&P 500 1,430 1,872 442 30.91%
Table 1

The Sustainable Energy portfolio is composed of Cree and Lighting Sciences in the LED space, GTAT, which in Dec. 2012 focused on ovens for cooking PV wafers, and today is diversifying, First Solar and Sunpower in the solar space, Vestas, a wind company, Solazyme, a biofuel company and Next Era, a utility. The fossil fuel companies are the oil companies BP, Chevron Texaco, Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, the coal company Peabody Energy, and Haliburton and Transocean, companies in the offshore oil and oil and gas drilling service industries.

If I was building these portfolios today I would add SolarCity, and I might add Tesla Motors. However, the Tesla is as clean as the power system that charges the batteries. Solar and wind are one thing. Nuclear, coal and gas are another.

A similar experiment could be to look at companies in the “Sustainable Business” space. That, however, is subjective. Does WalMart do business in a sustainable manner? It conserves energy in its operations. However, it sells “disposable” merchandise that is not designed to last, and its human resource policies have been criticized in the press and in courts for driving competitors out of business and paying most of its employees significantly less than a living wage.

How about Apple, Inc? Apple builds products that last a long time, and is shifting, or has shifted to solar and wind for its headquarters in Cupertino and data in Oregon and the Carolina. However, Apple iPhones are often discarded after 2 years – as soon as the carrier contracts expire. Apple, like WalMart, has been criticized for the conditions in the factories in which Apple products are made.

As the late Ray Anderson, of Interface, Inc., has observed, much of business is inherently unsustainable.

The stock price data for the Sustainable Energy portfolio are in Table 2, below.

Sustainable Energy Portfolio – Stock Prices
Item Company Symbol 12/21/12 04/21/14 Delta Delta %
1 Cree CREE 34.0 57.6 23.56 69.29%
2 First Solar FSLR 31.0 69.2 38.21 123.26%
3 GT Adv. Tech. GTAT 3.0 16.8 13.78 459.33%
4 Lighting Science LSCG 0.8 0.4 -0.37 -49.60%
5 Next Era Energy NEE 70.0 96.7 26.68 38.11%
6 Sun Power SPWR 5.4 27.5 22.09 406.81%
7 Solazyme SZYM 8.3 11.4 3.09 37.05%
8 Vestas VWS 6.3 41.0 34.69 549.76%
Table 2

The stock price data for the Fossil Fuel Portfolio are in Table 3, below.

Fossil Fuel Portfolio – Stock Prices
Item Company Symbol 12/21/12 04/21/14 Delta Delta %
1 BP BP 42.1 49.0 6.91 16.41%
2 Chevron Texaco CVX 109.7 124.2 14.53 13.24%
3 Conoco Philips COP 58.6 74.6 16.00 27.30%
4 Exxon Mobil XOM 87.2 100.9 13.70 15.71%
5 Royal Dutch Shell RDS.A 69.3 75.6 6.29 9.08%
6 Haliburton HAL 34.7 62.9 28.21 81.27%
7 Transocean RIG 45.6 40.5 -5.10 -11.17%
8 Peabody Coal BTU 26.4 17.4 -8.92 -33.85%
Table 3

The valuation data for the Sustainable Energy Portfolio are in Table 4, below.

Sustainable Energy Portfolio – Valuation
    Value Delta
Item Company Symbol 12/21/12 04/21/14 Delta Delta %
1 Cree CREE 1,000 1,693 693 69.29%
2 First Solar FSLR 1,000 2,233 1,233 123.26%
3 GT Adv. Tech. GTAT 1,000 5,593 4,593 459.33%
4 Lighting Science LSCG 1,000 504 -496 -49.60%
5 Next Era Energy NEE 1,000 1,381 381 38.11%
6 Sun Power SPWR 1,000 5,068 4,068 406.81%
7 Solazyme SZYM 1,000 1,371 371 37.05%
8 Vestas VWS 1,000 6,498 5,498 549.76%
total 8,000 24,340 16,340 204.25%
Note that the values are in thousands.
Table 4

The valuation data for the Fossil Fuel Portfolio are in Table 5, below.

Fossil Fuel Portfolio – Valuations
Value Delta
Item Company Symbol 12/21/12 04/21/14 Amount Per Cent
1 BP BP 1,000 1,164 164 16.41%
2 Chevron Texaco CVX 1,000 1,132 132 13.24%
3 Conoco Philips COP 1,000 1,273 273 27.30%
4 Exxon Mobil XOM 1,000 1,157 157 15.71%
5 Royal Dutch Shell RDS.A 1,000 1,091 91 9.08%
6 Haliburton HAL 1,000 1,813 813 81.27%
7 Transocean RIG 1,000 888 -112 -11.17%
8 Peabody Coal BTU 1,000 670 -330 -32.96%
total 8,000 9,189 1,189 14.86%
Note that the values are in thousands.
Table 5

The market capitalization data for the Sustainable Energy Portfolio are in Table 6.

Sustainable Energy Portfolio
Market Capitalization
Item Company Market Cap
1 Cree 8.8
2 First Solar 5.2
3 GT Adv. Tech. 1.1
4 Lighting Science 0.1
5 Next Era Energy 35.6
6 Sun Power 3.1
7 Solazyme 0.7
8 Vestas 5.8
total 60.39
Table 6

The market capitalization data for the Fossil Fuel Portfolio are in Table 7.

Fossil Fuel Portfolio
Market Capitalization
Item Company Market Cap
1 BP 137.1
2 Chevron Texaco 231.5
3 Conoco Philips 89.3
4 Exxon Mobil 383.4
5 Royal Dutch Shell 211.8
6 Haliburton 50.7
7 Transocean 16.8
8 Peabody Coal 5.1
total 1125.7
Table 7

Posts in this series

  1. L. Furman, 12/21/12, Popular Logistics Sustainable Energy Portfolio,
  2. L. Furman, 2/8/13, Nega-Watts, Nega-Fuel-Watts, Mega-Bucks,
  3. L. Furman, 2/9/13, Gold Bricks and Sink-Holes – The Risk & Reward of Fossil Fuel, Solar & Wind,
  4. L. Furman, 3/2/13, Sustainable Energy Portfolio UP 16% & Fossil Fuel Portfolio Up 1.7% – Since Dec.21, 2012..
  5. L. Furman, 3/23/13, Portfolio Simulation At 3 Months: Sustainable Energy: Up 22%. Fossil Fuels: 3%.
  6. L. Furman, 4/26/13, Earth Day, 2013. Oil Spills, Explosions, Fracking Business As Usual & The Stock Market Response
  7. L. Furman, 5/13/13, Popular Logistics Energy Portfolios: The Trend Continues.
  8. L. Furman, 6/24/13, Popular Logistics Energy Portfolios: At 6 months
  9. L. Furman, 7/22/13, Popular Logistics Energy Portfolios: Sustainable Energy Doubles. Fossil Fuels increase 5.4%
  10. L. Furman, 8/22/13, Popular Logistics Energy Portfolios: An Exercise in Climate Capitalism
  11. L. Furman, 9/20/13, Energy Portfolios – Investing for the Future
  12. L. Furman, 10/21/13, Sustainable Investing – Green Energy, Green Economy
  13. L. Furman, 11/22/13, Energy Portfolios: Minor Corrections, Overall Results In Line With the Trend
  14. L. Furman, 12/23/13, Energy Portfolios at One Year Sustainable Energy up 140%. Fossil Fuels up 9.85%.
  15. L. Furman, 12/26/13, Energy Portfolios and Reference Indices, 2013 Summary.
  16. L. Furman, 1/22/14, Energy Portfolios: 13 Months, Sustainable Energy up 167.4%, Fossil Fuels up 9.44%.
  17. L. Furman, 2/24/14, Energy Portfolios: 14 Months: Sustainable Energy up 184.4%, Fossil Fuels up 8.7%
  18. L. Furman, 3/23/14, Energy Portfolios: 15 Months: Sustainable Energy up 222.6, Fossil Fuel up 7.3%
  19. L. Furman, 4/22/14, Energy Portfolios, 16 Months: Sustainable Energy up 204.25%, Fossil Fuel up 15.38%

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Larry Furman, an analyst with Popular Logistics, holds a BS and an MBA, is available for consulting in various domains and can be reached at “lfurman97” at G Mail.

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Line graph showing valuations of Sustainable and Fossil Fuel Energy Portfolios, not corrected for dividend distributions

On Dec. 21, 2012, I put $16 Million imaginary dollars in equal imaginary investments in 16 real energy companies; Eight in the Sustainable Energy space and eight in the fossil fuel space. The Sustainable Energy portfolio is composed of Cree and Lighting Sciences in the LED space, GTAT, which at the time made solar ovens for cooking PV wafers, and today is diversifying, First Solar and Sunpower in the solar space, Vestas, a wind company, Solazyme a biofuel company and Next Era, a utility. The fossil fuel companies are the oil companies BP, Chevron Texaco, Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil and RD Shell, the coal company Peabody Coal, and Haliburton and Transocean, companies in the offshore oil and oil and gas drilling service industries.

The results:

  • The Sustainable Energy Portfolio: Up 222.55% in the last 1 year 3 months.
  • The Fossil Fuel Portfolio: Up 7.8% in the 1 year 3 months.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 24.54%.
  • The S&P 500 is up 30.56%.
  • The Fossil Fuel Portfolio dropped from 2/21/14 to 3/21/14.
  • The Fossil Fuel Portfolio continues to dramatically underperform the reference indices.
  • The Sustainable Energy portfolio continues to Tremendously Outperform the averages.
Graph of Sustainable Energy and Fossil Fuel Portfolios, as well as Dow Industrials and S&P 500, 12/21/12 to 3/21/14.

Graph of Sustainable Energy & Fossil Fuel Portfolios, Dow Industrials & S&P 500, 12/21/12 to 3/21/14.

 

PL_Port.14.3bThis does not factor in the value of dividends. Neither does it factor in the value of government subsidies.  The investment universe is limited to US and western European companies. It does not look at the values of Russian, Venezuelan, Iraqui or other fossil fuel companies.

The data are summarized beginning in Table 1, below.

Summary Data
Portfolio 12/21/12 03/21/14 Delta %
Sustainable Energy 8,000,000 25,804,236 17,804,236 222.55%
Fossil Fuel 8,000,000 8,623,985 623,985 7.80%
DJI 13,091 16,303 3,212 24.54%
S&P 500 1,430 1,867 437 30.56%
Table 1

The stock price data for the Sustainable Energy portfolio are in Table 2, below.

Sustainable Energy Portfolio – Stock Prices
Item Company Symbol 12/21/12 03/21/14 Delta Delta %
1 Cree CREE 34.0 60.0 26.03 76.56%
2 First Solar FSLR 31.0 73.4 42.37 136.68%
3 GT Adv. Tech. GTAT 3.0 18.6 15.61 520.33%
4 Lighting Science LSCG 0.8 0.4 -0.36 -48.00%
5 Next Era Energy NEE 70.0 94.6 24.57 35.10%
6 Sun Power SPWR 5.4 33.2 27.72 510.50%
7 Solazyme SZYM 8.3 13.4 5.02 60.19%
8 Vestas VWS 6.3 37.2 30.86 489.06%
Table 2

The stock price data for the Fossil Fuel Portfolio are in Table 3, below.

Fossil Fuel Portfolio – Stock Prices
Item Company Symbol 12/21/12 03/21/14 Delta Delta %
1 BP BP 42.1 46.5 4.39 10.42%
2 Chevron Texaco CVX 109.7 115.6 5.92 5.40%
3 Conoco Philips COP 58.6 67.5 8.86 15.12%
4 Exxon Mobil XOM 87.2 94.3 7.08 8.12%
5 Royal Dutch Shell RDS.A 69.3 71.3 1.97 2.84%
6 Haliburton HAL 34.7 58.1 23.35 67.27%
7 Transocean RIG 45.6 40.4 -5.24 -11.48%
8 Peabody Coal BTU 26.4 15.7 -10.61 -40.27%
Table 3

The valuation data for the Sustainable Energy Portfolio are in Table 4, below.

Sustainable Energy Portfolio – Valuation
    Value Delta
Item Company Symbol 12/21/12 03/21/14 Delta Delta %
1 Cree CREE 1,000 1,766 766 76.56%
2 First Solar FSLR 1,000 2,367 1,367 136.68%
3 GT Adv. Tech. GTAT 1,000 6,203 5,203 520.33%
4 Lighting Science LSCG 1,000 520 -480 -48.00%
5 Next Era Energy NEE 1,000 1,351 351 35.10%
6 Sun Power SPWR 1,000 6,105 5,105 510.50%
7 Solazyme SZYM 1,000 1,602 602 60.19%
8 Vestas VWS 1,000 5,891 4,891 489.06%
total 8,000 25,804 17,804 222.55%
Note that the values are in thousands.
Table 4

The valuation data for the Fossil Fuel Portfolio are in Table 5, below.

Fossil Fuel Portfolio – Valuations
Value Delta
Item Company Symbol 12/21/12 03/21/14 Amount Per Cent
1 BP BP 1,000 1,104 104 10.42%
2 Chevron Texaco CVX 1,000 1,054 54 5.40%
3 Conoco Philips COP 1,000 1,151 151 15.12%
4 Exxon Mobil XOM 1,000 1,081 81 8.12%
5 Royal Dutch Shell RDS.A 1,000 1,028 28 2.84%
6 Haliburton HAL 1,000 1,673 673 67.27%
7 Transocean RIG 1,000 885 -115 -11.48%
8 Peabody Coal BTU 1,000 605 -395 -39.46%
total 8,000 8,582 582 7.28%
Note that the values are in thousands.
Table 5

The market capitalization data for the Sustainable Energy Portfolio are in Table 6.

Sustainable Energy Portfolio
Market Capitalization
Item Company Market Cap
1 Cree 8.8
2 First Solar 5.2
3 GT Adv. Tech. 1.1
4 Lighting Science 0.1
5 Next Era Energy 35.6
6 Sun Power 3.1
7 Solazyme 0.7
8 Vestas 5.8
total 60.39
Table 6

The market capitalization data for the Fossil Fuel Portfolio are in Table 7.

Fossil Fuel Portfolio
Market Capitalization
Item Company Market Cap
1 BP 137.1
2 Chevron Texaco 231.5
3 Conoco Philips 89.3
4 Exxon Mobil 383.4
5 Royal Dutch Shell 211.8
6 Haliburton 50.7
7 Transocean 16.8
8 Peabody Coal 5.1
total 1125.7
Table 7

 

 

Posts in this series

  1. L. Furman, 12/21/12, Popular Logistics Sustainable Energy Portfolio,
  2. L. Furman, 2/8/13, Nega-Watts, Nega-Fuel-Watts, Mega-Bucks,
  3. L. Furman, 2/9/13, Gold Bricks and Sink-Holes – The Risk & Reward of Fossil Fuel, Solar & Wind,
  4. L. Furman, 3/2/13, Sustainable Energy Portfolio UP 16% & Fossil Fuel Portfolio Up 1.7% – Since Dec.21, 2012..
  5. L. Furman, 3/23/13, Portfolio Simulation At 3 Months: Sustainable Energy: Up 22%. Fossil Fuels: 3%.
  6. L. Furman, 4/26/13, Earth Day, 2013. Oil Spills, Explosions, Fracking Business As Usual & The Stock Market Response
  7. L. Furman, 5/13/13, Popular Logistics Energy Portfolios: The Trend Continues.
  8. L. Furman, 6/24/13, Popular Logistics Energy Portfolios: At 6 months
  9. L. Furman, 7/22/13, Popular Logistics Energy Portfolios: Sustainable Energy Doubles. Fossil Fuels increase 5.4%
  10. L. Furman, 8/22/13, Popular Logistics Energy Portfolios: An Exercise in Climate Capitalism
  11. L. Furman, 9/20/13, Energy Portfolios – Investing for the Future
  12. L. Furman, 10/21/13, Sustainable Investing – Green Energy, Green Economy
  13. L. Furman, 11/22/13, Energy Portfolios: Minor Corrections, Overall Results In Line With the Trend
  14. L. Furman, 12/23/13, Energy Portfolios at One Year Sustainable Energy up 140%. Fossil Fuels up 9.85%.
  15. L. Furman, 12/26/13, Energy Portfolios and Reference Indices, 2013 Summary.
  16. L. Furman, 1/22/14, Energy Portfolios: 13 Months, Sustainable Energy up 167.4%, Fossil Fuels up 9.44%.
  17. L. Furman, 2/24/14, Energy Portfolios: 14 Months: Sustainable Energy up 184.4%, Fossil Fuels up 8.7%
  18. L. Furman, 3/23/14, Energy Portfolios: 15 Months: Sustainable Energy up 222.6, Fossil Fuel up 7.3%

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Larry Furman, an analyst with Popular Logistics, holds a BS and an MBA, is available for consulting in various domains and can be reached at “lfurman97” at G Mail.

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  • PL_Port.14.2bThe Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 23.01% from 12/21/12 to 2/21/14.
  • The S&P 500 is up 28.39%.
  • The Fossil Fuel Portfolio continues to dramatically underperform the reference indices. It is up 8.7% from Dec. 21, 2012.
  • The Sustainable Energy portfolio continues to dramatically outperform the averages, and is up 184.41% from Dec. 21, 2012.

Note that the Sustainable Energy portfolio does not include Solar City, SCTY, or Tesla Motors, TSLA. Solar City’s stock price is up 713.0%, from 10.73 on December 21, 2012 to 75.86 at the close of trading Feb. 21, 2014. Tesla is up 614.5% from 34 to 209.60.

 

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PL_Portfolio_14_1Figure 1, above, shows the relative performance of my hypothetical investments in sustainable Energy and Fossil Fuels, since Dec. 21., 2012.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up25.38% from 12/21/12.
  • The S&P 500 is up28.95%.
  • The Fossil Fuel Portfolio continues to dramatically underperform the reference indices. It is up 9.44% from Dec. 21, 2012, and down slightly from Dec. 20, 2013.
  • The Sustainable Energy portfolio continues to dramatically outperform the fossil fuel portfolio and the averages, and is up 167.37% from Dec. 21, 2012.

As described in the earlier posts in this series, in Dec., 2012, I read that MidAmerican Energy was buying large scale solar electric generating stations being built by First Solar and Sunpower, and being financed by GE. This got me thinking … [click to continue…]

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Virtualization, based on Table 0

Imagine an small to mid-sized enterprise which needs accounting, document management, e-mail,  a central file repository, centralized printer management, and a central anti-virus console. These services can be put on discrete servers, along with, using Microsoft’s authentication model, a redundant pair of machines described as “Domain Controllers.” Add an “Intranet” and a central backup system and you’re looking at 10 servers, at a cost, as shown in Table 1, below, in the neighborhood of $54,000.

The advantage of discrete servers for discrete functions is that maintenance on one system does not effect any others. By wrapping the logical functions – accounting, e-mail, etc – into “virtual machines” we get the same advantages – maintenance and upgrades to one system do not effect other systems – while reducing the total number of physical machines.

This can be “Virtualized” onto two or three servers at a cost, as shown in Table 2, below, in the neighborhood of $26,000 to $36,000. These are summarized in table 0, below.

Price Comparison
Item Ballpark
Physical $54,000.00
Virtual $26,000.00
V w Archive $36,000.00
Table 0

This savings also scales. Larger enterprises, which require more servers, may realize a 10 to 1 server consolidation.

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If a picture is worth a thousand words …

EnergyPortfolios_2013

here are two thousand words on Sustainable Investing in 2013.

EnergyPortfolios_Indices

While the data may suggest that a “correction” may be in progress for the “Sustainable Energy” portfolio, and while the actions or inactions of various governments can dramatically effect performance of these portfolios, the Sustainable Energy Portfolio outperformed the Dow Jones Industrials and the S&P 500, both of which outperformed the Fossil Fuel Portfolio.

As the professional say, “Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.”

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PL_EnergyPort_13_12

On Dec. 21, 2011, reading that MidAmerican Energy was investing in utility scale solar energy generation, I looked at First Solar and Sunpower. Then I looked at six other companies in the sustainable energy world. I created a model portfolio. To make things interesting, I looked at eight companies in the fossil fuel industy and invested $16 Imaginary Million in these 16 companies, $1.0 Imaginary Million in each. As of the close of trading one year later, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013,

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 23.91% from 12/21/12.
  • The S&P 500 is up 27.13%.
  • The Fossil Fuel Portfolio continues to dramatically underperform the reference indices. It is up 9.85% from Dec. 21, 2012.
  • The Sustainable Energy portfolio continues to dramatically outperform the averages, and is up 140.31% from Dec. 21, 2012.

The data are summarized beginning in Table 1, below.

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Win7StartOn April 8, 2014 Microsoft will end support for Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6, Office 2003, and MS Exchange Server 2003. If you still use XP, and according to Net Market Share, as of Dec. 22, 2013, 31% of people on the Internet still use Windows XP, then you should plan on migrating to Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux or the Mac before April 9, 2014. Or retiring.

As I see it, the main reason to upgrade is security. Another reason is performance. The bottom line is money.

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

“I realized they could take everything away from me except my mind and my heart. Those things I would have to give them. And I decided not to give them away.” Nelson Mandela, to Bill Clinton.

“During my lifetime I have dedicated my life to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal for which I hope to live for and to see realized. But, My Lord, if it needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.” Nelson Mandela, on trial in 1964.

Pres. Carter

Pres. Carter

Pres G H W Bush

Pres G H W Bush

Pres. Clinton

Pres. Clinton

Pres. G. W. Bush

Pres. G. W. Bush

Pres. Obama

Pres. Obama

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“In real life we deal, not with gods, but with ordinary humans like ourselves: men and women who are full of contradictions, who are stable and fickle, strong and weak, famous and infamous.” – Nelson Mandela

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Energy Portfolios: Minor Corrections, Overall Results In Line with the Trend

by L J Furman, MBA November 24, 2013

On Dec. 21, 2011, with $16 Imaginary Million, I created an investment simulation. I invested $1.0 Million in imaginary money in each of eight fossil fuel companies and eight sustainable energy companies. As of the close of trading 11 months later, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, the trend, clearly evident after three months, in March of […]

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Chris Christie, “Gov. Iwazaru” – The Monkey Who Cannot Speak

by L J Furman, MBA October 30, 2013

Chris Christie is like Iwazaru, the monkey who cannot speak. As reported by Christopher Baxter, in the Star Ledger, in 2011, here,  while he vetoed a bill, S2996, that would have required New Jersey to work with other states to limit the greenhouse gases that scientists say are changing the climate, Gov. Christie said, “climate […]

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Oyster Creek & Nuclear Power After Fukushima

by L J Furman, MBA October 27, 2013

A public hearing will take place October 28, 2013, at the Clarion Hotel, 815 Route 37 West, Toms River, NJ. The subject of the hearing will be the National Academy of Sciences, NAS, study on nuclear power plants and cancer and “Lessons Learned from Fukushima.” As I see it, the most important lessons from Fukushima are: Three […]

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Jenny McCarthy: “Playmate,” Co-Host on “The View,” & “Medical Expert”. Well, 2 Out of 3 Ain’t Bad.

by L J Furman, MBA October 27, 2013

Jenny McCarthy, pictured above, is not a medical expert. After she became convinced that her son’s autism was triggered by vaccines, the actress, model, and “Playmate” associated herself with Generation Rescue, which promotes the unfounded anti-scientific belief that autism is caused by vaccines.  McCarthy has appeared on Larry King Live, in 2008, Youtube here, Oprah and currently co-hosts […]

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In RE Carbon Dioxide – The EPA is Listening

by L J Furman, MBA October 24, 2013

The people at the Environmental Protection Agency understand the issue of increasing atmospheric Carbon Dioxide above 350 PPM. And EPA is listening. EPA has held two public comment periods in New York City on 10/23/13 and will hold nine additional public comment hearings across the country to “solicit ideas and input from the public and stakeholders […]

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