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Entries from December 2010

Why does Jay Rockefeller hate good investments?

December 27th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Let’s play word association. Read the following phrase and what’s the first thing that comes to mind. Rich family … There are, of course, many possible from Hilton to Mellon to Rothschilds to … Yes, there are many that might come to mind.  For me, the ‘first to mind’ would be the Rockefellers.  Robber baron […]

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Tags: clean emissions · climate change · climate delayers · Congress · environmental

Reid on Fox News: “Coal makes us sick …”

December 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Harry Reid spoke bluntly on energy issues. Looking the Faux and Balanced cameras square on, he spoke truth: Coal makes us sick … Watch it. Reid spoke truth to an audience that isn’t used to hearing it.

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Tags: coal · Congress · Energy

Scientific Findings… 2010

December 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment

This thoughtful comment reviewing the ‘great scientific findings of 2010’ from a Net Guy in CT reacting to Climate Zombie manifestations highlights the scientific illiteracy required to reject carbon dioxide’s relationship to global warming. 2010’s Scientific Findings It’s completely dark at the bottom of the ocean. X-rays actually work (like in the doctor’s office) Stealth […]

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Tags: climate change · climate zombies · Global Warming · global warming deniers · guest post

Add Solar to Tax Cut … a call for action

December 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

You can count me among the tens of millions not happy with the caving to give additional tax subsidies the unneedy rich. With this deal, however, unless blocked, the true pain is wondering what we could — or should — have gotten in return. Why isn’t there $200 billion (or, better yet, $500 billion) or […]

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Tags: Energy · solar

Trying to decide on dinner? Why not learn “How to Boil a Frog”?

December 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on Trying to decide on dinner? Why not learn “How to Boil a Frog”?

After all, collectively, isn’t that what we’re doing? Aren’t we all, in our own and in our collective ways, truly expert at boiling frogs? Bit by bit, incrementally, as Gore used the analogy, we are destroying ourselves and not taking the actions necessary to turn things around. This post is sparked by my new-found desire […]

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Tags: climate change · Global Warming

“We can get by on very little but we can’t get by on nothing.”

December 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off on “We can get by on very little but we can’t get by on nothing.”

Too many of my fellow citizens are without work. All too often, this challenge cannot be laid on their doorsteps as they got caught up in the maelstrom of failed economic policies and the (continued) empowerment of Wall Street robber barons. We can, if we choose, create a set of policies to put millions back […]

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Tags: clean energy jobs

Holiday Lighting … scrooge or savior? (an annual refrain …)

December 2nd, 2010 · 4 Comments

Do you love those displays of Christmas (or Hannukah or Kwanza or …) lights? Are you awed by those so impassioned that they string up 1000s of lights in awesome displays worthy of a city center? I once did, pausing on cold winter nights, white clouds issuing from my mouth, enjoying being in the glow […]

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Tags: energy efficiency · lighting

Getting to a “Green Crib”

December 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

As we search paths to communicate with people about what some term Bright Green environmentalism: that we can via a variety of paths (policies, standards, building codes, better land management/land-usage planning, technology development, deployment of existing energy efficiency/renewable energy options, etc) tackle our economic, energy, and environment (E3) challenges to navigate the Perfect Storm of […]

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Tags: Energy