1. Germany has made a conscious effort to stop it’s dependence on fossil fuels. They are concerned by the rising cases of child asthma. THEREFORE; I wasn’t surprised to read the following articles in the FINANCIAL TIMES 1st on 7/3 & then on 7/5/13. The first article by Pilita Clark in London: Pay Nations to … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: What’s happening? Climate Change Solutions
1. NY TIMES 6/16/13 Even pessimists feel optimistic over Economy: To quote the Times, Is the New Normal, high unemployment growing old and at long last we’re going to produce healthier more lasting growth? The evidence: the Times cites the rise of the stock market and predicts that innovation will over turn 50 years of … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Education, Finance, Student Loans; Commentary
1. NY TIMES 6/4/13 WALL STREET BUYERS BEHIND THE RISE IN HOUSE PRICES: The last time the housing market peaked in Phoenix and Las Vegas, it was fueled by small investors, not this time. Wall Street firms are buying homes for their equity portfolios, investing billions of dollars in Real Estate . The Blackstone Group … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Financial Reform; when?