Recently, the National Oceaongraphic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released it’s 2016 Global Summary on the State of the Earth’s Climate. The results were both stunning and predictable: That for the 3rd straight year, the planet experienced a record high average temperature. According to the NOAA, 2016 was the hottest year on record since mankind has been keeping records – all the way back to 1880.
Just in case you think that the scientist at the NOAA are acting on a unsubstantiated agenda, the rocket scientists at NASA said the same thing.
In reading through Facebook and other social media sites, it’s clear that the alarming rise in temperatures has not gone unnoticed. When I speak with people who are concerned about climate change, I always ask them the same thing:
What have you done about it?
Many people don’t know that when it comes to their savings – their 401(k)s, their IRAs and their investment accounts – they are directly supporting companies that contribute to man-made climate change.
If that wasn’t your intention, and if you’re interested in learning more about how you can take a more responsible approach to investing that doesn’t contribute to man-made global warming, then read on.