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President Obama giving “Godfather” a medal

February 1st, 2013 · No Comments

Later today (scheduled for 1415 eastern), President Obama will award the National Medal of Technology to a true hero: Art Rosenfeld.
Simply put, Art’s is a name that every American should know.
He has had a profound impact on essentially all of our lives.
And, if there is any real regret to be had, it is that [...]

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Tags: Energy · Obama Administration · energy efficiency

“Climate change: it’s even worse than we think”

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

“Climate change: its even worse than we think” (than we thought) is an increasingly common conclusion from the scientific experts.
Often decried modeling is, as climate denying anti-science syndrome sufferers like Jim Inhofe like to state, truly proving to have been wrong. Inhofe/et al are simply getting the error bar wrong, the situation looks [...]

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Tags: catastrophic climate change

Democratic Party Platform Engages Climate Change

September 3rd, 2012 · 14 Comments

In contrast to its total absence from the Republican Party platform (as a sign of the GOP’s anti-science global warming denial), the Democratic Party platform directly engages on climate change issues — with the term appearing 18 times in the platform.
Note: the photo to the right comes from the Democratic Party’s platform page.

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Tags: 2012 Presidential Election · climate change

Obama-Biden campaign awakening to climate change as political issue?

September 3rd, 2012 · 10 Comments

For too long, the Democratic Party “machine” has been eerily silent when it comes to the scientific consensus on climate change and the risks that catastrophic climate chaos creates for America and Americans. While much has been said and heard on ‘clean energy’ and ‘green jobs’, the words “climate change” and “global warming” have [...]

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Tags: 2012 Presidential Election · Global Warming · Obama Administration · climate change · environmental · republican party · science

Obama’s Four-Letter Words and Cushing, Oklahoma

March 22nd, 2012 · 5 Comments

President Barack Obama is barnstorming the nation promoting his “all-of-the-above” energy policy.
Watching this parade reinforces that ‘Climate Change’ and ‘Global Warming’ (let alone climate chaos or catastrophic climate chaos or …) appear to be banned four-letter phrases in the Obama Administation lexicon.
Yesterday, the President was in Boulder City, Nevada, standing in front of a solar electricity facility speaking [...]

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Tags: Global Warming · Obama Administration · President Barack Obama · anti-science syndrome · catastrophic climate change · climate change · climate zombies · political symbols

WH farcically calls fossil fuels “renewable”

January 24th, 2012 · 4 Comments

In association with the State of the Union, the White House released ”A Blueprint for An America Built to Last“. 
Within it, “A Blueprint to Make the Most of America’s Energy Resources” (full section after the fold) from which we learn that “nuclear power, efficient natural gas, and clean coal” are “renewable energy” sources.
Now, if we wish to [...]

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Tags: Energy

@JonCarson44 responded to my tweets

January 12th, 2012 · No Comments

I received a couple notes from Twitter.
The official White House blogger, Jon Carson, is now following me and responded to one of my messages.

@A_Siegel thanks for helping me hear from folks about SOTU, getting lots of people talking about clean energy jobs  Jan 09, 8:50 AM via web
In reply to…
A_Siegel WH asks: What should be [...]

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Tags: 2012 Presidential Election · Global Warming · Obama Administration · President Barack Obama · climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · environmental · global warming deniers · media · political symbols · politics · republican party · science

Ideas 21-30 for Clean Energy Job Creation …

January 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Today,  Steve Lacey at the Center for American Progress published 20 Ideas for Job Creation: Keep Focused on Clean Energy. To build on the many good (or even excellent) ideas in that list (repeated below the fold), here are ideas 21-30 of places to go for Clean Energy Jobs:

Go to your mortgage broker:  Ed Mazria/Architecture [...]

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Tags: clean energy jobs


September 6th, 2011 · No Comments

We are less than two days out from President Barack Obama’s speech to a Joint Session of Congress and to the nation to outline proposals to help put Americans back to work. This speech could be a strident call for all-out measures to reinvigorate American employment, a more limited set of programs constructed and [...]

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Tags: Energy

Why a Sputnik moment?

January 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In the State of the Union address, President Obama referred back to President Kennedy’s call for America to go to the moon.
Half a century ago, when the Soviets beat us into space with the launch of a satellite called Sputnik¸ we had no idea how we’d beat them to the moon. The science wasn’t there [...]

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Tags: Obama Administration · President Barack Obama