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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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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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Through A Lens Darkly

It seems to me… “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.”  ~ Ernest Benn. I’m constantly amazed how politics can exaggerate and discolor any … Continue reading

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Taxation Fixation

It seems to me… “The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”  ~ Will Rogers. Every election cycle, similar to Yogi Berra’s observance of “déjà vu all over again”, we are subjected to … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Economy

It seems to me… “What’s good for General Bullmoose is good for the U.S.A.!”  ~ Li’l Abner (Al Capp) Our current economic problems bear greater resemblance to the 1929 depression than to any more commonly occurring recent recessions.  We are … Continue reading

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No Quarter

It seems to me… All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.  ~ Edmund Burke Some members of the extremist conservative wing in Congress have stated elements of … Continue reading

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