Climate Change Research

MIT Study: Ozone-Depleting Chemicals May Spend Less Time in the Atmosphere Than Previously Thought

2021-05-28T13:15:02+00:00May 28th, 2021|

MIT scientists have found that ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, stay in the atmosphere for a shorter amount of time than previously estimated. The VoLo Foundation supported study suggests that CFCs, which were globally phased out in 2010, should be circulating at much lower concentrations than what has recently been measured. Click here to read the

Managing Climate Risk in the U.S. Financial System

2020-09-17T16:53:52+00:00September 17th, 2020|

“Climate change is already impacting or is anticipated to impact nearly every facet of the economy, including infrastructure, agriculture, residential, and commercial property, as well as human health and labor productivity.” The U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) has released a report issuing dire warnings about climate change’s impact on the financial markets. The CFTC

Florida Climate Outlook: Assessing Physical and Economic Impacts through 2040

2020-02-12T19:33:45+00:00February 12th, 2020|

How will Florida be impacted by climate change—not in 100 years, but in 20? The questions are addressed in the Florida Climate Outlook: a comprehensive, visual report on the near-term physical and economic impacts of climate change and climate policy in Florida. Overview The Florida Climate Outlook takes a novel, visual approach in synthesizing new

Top 4 Pop Research from 2018

2019-03-02T10:09:46+00:00December 13th, 2018|

In 2018 we developed research and isolated data sets to create some simple graphics and messages. Our social community engaged heavily with these posts and we have compiled the most popular charts and messages below. Number 1: We can see that CO2 is climbing every year. People argue about the source of this CO2 and

Using Cattle To Reverse/Offset Global Warming

2019-03-02T10:09:43+00:00August 17th, 2018|

Beef production is an environmentally destructive process unless producers are conscious and aware of best practices to reduce high greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, land degradation, and feed-food competition. Estimates by various sources (IPCC, FAO, EPA and others) place the contribution of livestock as a whole to global anthropogenic GHG emissions at 7–18% and beef consumption

More on Climate Risk Ranking Report

2020-08-13T15:08:08+00:00April 30th, 2018|

In 2017, we shared some of the preliminary research that has led us to publish a breakthrough report of epic proportion. With the cost of climate change on the rise, it is important for investors to consider the long-term effects of their investments. We are especially interested in explaining the long-term risk and responsibility of

Mathematical Equation of Climate Change

2019-03-02T10:09:35+00:00February 26th, 2018|

"I wasn't actually sure about climate change until I did the math myself." - David Vogel, Trustee and Co-Founder of VoLo Foundation How do we prove that humans account for 100% of the increasing CO2 in the atmosphere? If you remember high school chemistry, then you have the tools to calculate how many molecules are

Climate Risk Ranking Report

2019-03-02T10:09:33+00:00February 26th, 2018|

"After a year of deadly and costly storms, record wildfires, and severe drought threatening millions with starvation, the costs of climate change are now visible, rising, and downright frightening. As a former macro hedge fund manager, who has spent nearly 25 years trying to quantify financial risks, I believe that climate change is the least

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