Category Archives: Public-Sector

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

Posted in BandGap, Boulder, Carbon, China, Clean, Climate Change, Colorado, Electric, Electrical, Emissions, Employment, Energy, Energy, Energy, Environment, Funding, Germany, Lev Perovski, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Panels, Perovskite, Photovoltaic, Power, Power, Public-Sector, PV, Renewable, Russia, Silicon, Solar, Solar, Solar, Solyndra, Utilities, Wind | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2016 – The Year That Was

It seems to me…. “For 18 years I have resisted talking about current events. I am not going to start now.” ~ George H. W. Bush[1]. 2016 was comprised of many little things: while some events over the past year … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Einstein, Aleppo, Assad, Athletes, Atlantic City, Australia, Berlin, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, Change, China, Climate, Climate Change Conference, CO2, COP21, Disaster, Economy, Einstein, Elections, Environment, Europe, European Union, Evacuation, Falcon 9, Fire, Florida, France, Germany, Global Warming, Global Warming, Greenhouse, Gun, Homicides, Hurricane, Immigrant, Immigration, Income, India, Indonesia, Inequality, Inequality, International Space Station, ISS, Istanbul, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Lahore, Louisiana, Mathew, Middle Class, Moon, Moon Express, Murder, NASA, New Jersey, New Orleans, New Zealand, Nice, North Korea, Obama, Olympics, Orlando, Pakistan, Paris, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Police, Populist, President Bashar, Presidential, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Records, Red Cross, Refugee, Rio de Janeiro, Russia, San Antonio, Science, Scott Kelly, Shelter, shootings, Space, Space Lab, SpaceX, Sports, Syria, Texas, Tiangong-2, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trump, U.K., United Kingdom, War, Washington, Weather, Weather, World War II | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Long Wait

It seems to me… “What the nation needs now is not the technology, for we possess that.  We have the machines, the people and the know-how to make this journey, to establish a permanent lunar base, and to reach out … Continue reading

Posted in Arthur C. Clark, Asia, China, Fiction, Fiction, Fredrick Pohl, Funding, Google Lunar X PRIZE, IGY, International Geophysical Year, Isaac Asimov, Moon, Nation, Poul Anderson, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, R. H. Goddard, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Rocket, Science, Science, Soviet Union, Space, Sputnik 1 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in AEGIS, Air Force, Alta Devices, China, Development, Energy, Fracking, Funding, GDP, Human Genome Project, Mars Exploration Rover, NASA, Public-Sector, Research, Science, Solar, Solar, Solyndra, South Korea, Statins, Technology, Turkey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Invest In America

Economic recovery, the primary subject of this posting has been analyzed in depth by numerous economists (I do not pretend to be an economist).  For a much better explanation than I am able to provide, one of the best books … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity, Budget, Conservatives, Deficit, Deficit, Depression, Economic, Economy, Employment, Europe, Federal Reserve, Funding, GDP, Greece, Growth, Ireland, Italy, John Maynard Keynes, Keynes, Long-Term, Obama, Portugal, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Recession, Recovery, Recovery, Spain, Stimulus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Continued Economic Recovery

It seems to me… “Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.”  ~ Milton Friedman. Economists pronounced the U.S. economic recession as … Continue reading

Posted in Bilateral, Budget, Conservatives, Debt, Deficit, Deficit, Economic, Economy, Elections, Employment, Europe, European Union, Funding, George W. Bush, Growth, Growth, Infrastructure, Jobs, Liberals, President, Presidential, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Recovery, Super-Committee, Trade | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Carbon-Based, Clean, Coal, Energy, Fossil Fuel, Fracking, Funding, Mitt Romney, Obama, Oil, Petroleum, Policies, President, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Renewable, Shale, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments