Monthly Archives: June 2014

Solar Energy Advances

It seems to me… “Solar power, wind power, the way forward is to collaborate with nature – it’s the only way we are going to get to the other end of the 21st century.” ~ Bjork. Crescent Dunes in Tonopah, … Continue reading

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Loss Of Iraq

It seems to me… “I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free, not to make them American. Iraqis will write their own history and find their own way.” ~ George W. Bush. Immediately following George W. Bush’s … Continue reading

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College Affordability

It seems to me… “It makes no difference how low tuition is if the student has no source of funds to pay that tuition.” ~ James E. Rogers. The percentage of Americans who have a college degree today is no … Continue reading

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Climatic Impact

It seems to me… “The increasing frequency of extreme weather events, droughts and floods is in line with what climate scientists have been predicting for decades – and evidence is mounting that what’s happening is more severe than predicted, and … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon, Carbon Dioxide, Change, Climate, Climate Change, Coal, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, Mesozoic, Paleozoic, Permian Mass Extinction, Protection, Sea Level, Severe, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Educational Balance

It seems to me… “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” ~ Carl Rogers. I willing accept being labeled an advocate for increased emphasis on technology and science in education … Continue reading

Posted in Calculus, Cardinal Newman, Degrees, Education, Employment, Engineering, English, High School, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, P-Tech, Pathways in Technology Early College High School, Science, Speaking, STEM, Technology, University, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments