Circular Circumstances

Circular circumstances:  Starting with climate change, adverse conditions like droughts are threats to food security; geopolitics heightens the threat; and the combination jeopardizes food safety. Choosing the wrong remedies only …

De-Globalization Not Addressed

COP27 is winding down with one glaring issue left unaddressed — de-globalization.  Nationalist economic policy trends undercut climate collaboration in resource management and technologies, making net zero goals that much …

Out with the Old, In with New Outcomes

Remember Adam Smith’s “invisible hand” approach to economics and trade? Gone! Remember Carbon Reduction Target in Paris Agreement? Gone! Remember global economic growth and food security? Gone! Ending the backtracking …

Energy Transition Accelerator

If implemented, the US Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA) should boost voluntary carbon credit markets. We see that as a plus for our new launch of CPC (commodity plus carbon) futures …

World Food Prize Winner

Congratulations to this year’s World Food Prize winner, Cynthia Rosenzweig for her work on climate change modeling and its impact on world food production. Couldn’t be more timely or more …