Category Archives: Energy

The Problem With Renewable Energy

It seems to me…. “The more successful you are in increasing renewables’ penetration, the more expensive and less effective the policy becomes.” ~Rolando Fuentes[1], The Clean-Energy Paradox. There are several projects attempting to develop “smart” technology that will bring the … Continue reading

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Solar Power Development

It seems to me…. “Solar power is going to be absolutely essential to meeting growing energy demands while staving off climate change.” ~ Ramez Naam[1]. The U.S., as well as much of the entire world, is undergoing a sustainable-energy revolution … Continue reading

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Restoring Our Basic Values

It seems to me…. “It’s time that America’s government lived by the same values as America’s families. It’s time we invested in America’s future and made sure our people have the skills to compete and thrive in a 21st century … Continue reading

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Reversing Environmental Degradation

It seems to me…. “We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” ~ Margaret Mead[1]. World leaders gathered at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21 or CMP 11, being held in Le Bourget, Paris, on … Continue reading

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The State Of The Economy

It seems to me… “A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area’s workforce, reducing the cost of doing business, and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today’s global economy.” … Continue reading

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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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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

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