Category Archives: Fossil Fuel

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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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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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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Our Energy Future

It seems to me… “The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.”  ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger. While the U.S. has been a major importer of petroleum, improved technology predictions are that it will achieve energy independence by 2025.  Reduced imports permits … Continue reading

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Scientific Strengths

It seems to me… “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”  ~ Isaac Asimov. While the U.S. is encountering difficulties in many areas, one area where we still exhibit considerable … Continue reading

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The U.S.’s Energy Future

It seems to me… “Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil.”  ~ Dennis Weaver. While President Obama and Mitt Romney, his Republican Challenger, disagree on many topics, energy policies provide … Continue reading

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