Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding
November 5, 2013 | Reuters
We are entering a golden age of small-business and entrepreneurial finance. Between the crowdfunding boom (both donations and soon-to-be investment-based) and the surging growth of peer-to-peer lending sites like Lending Club and Prosper.com, never before have there been so many places for those seeking and those providing capital to connect and transact. For entrepreneurs, this means faster and cheaper access to more capital, especially in smaller amounts.
South Florida Faces Ominous Prospects From Rising Waters
November 11, 2013 | New York Times
In the most dire predictions, South Florida’s delicate barrier islands, coastal communities and captivating subtropical beaches will be lost to the rising waters in as few as 100 years. Further inland, the Everglades, the river of grass that gives the region its fresh water, could one day be useless, some scientists fear, contaminated by the inexorable advance of the salt-filled ocean. The Florida Keys would be mostly submerged alongside their exotic crown jewel, Key West.
Rising Seas Haven't Hurt Property Values - Yet
Report on Climate Change Depicts a Planet in Peril
Good News on Global Warming? Emissions Going Up, but More Slowly.