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Throw off complacency: 100% renewable electricity

July 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on Throw off complacency: 100% renewable electricity

Al Gore has set a challenge: 100% clean electricity, 100%! Get us (the US, and eventually, all the globe) off coal. And, determine to do this within a decade. People are going to scream that this is impossible. They will be wrong.  This is possible, difficult to do in the timeline perhaps, but possible. They […]

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Tags: Al Gore · carbon dioxide · carbon neutral · Energy · environmental · government energy policy · green · politics · pollution · renewable electricity standards · renewable energy

Racing for Carbon Neutrality: The next inter-state challenge?

November 11th, 2007 · Comments Off on Racing for Carbon Neutrality: The next inter-state challenge?

In traditional international politics, the most prominent “races” between states have been “arms races”.  In turning to serious coping with the challenges of a warming world, we have the potential for a far more productive and healthy race:  a race to true carbon neutrality.  Several nations have already signed the entry forms …

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Tags: carbon neutral · Energy · Global Warming

A Prosperous, Climate-Friendly Society

October 1st, 2007 · 21 Comments

Peak Oil. Gas Prices. Global Warming. There are real problems and real threats with terrifying implications that merit response. Yet, threat and crisis creates opportunity. We have, before us/US, an opportunity for transformation. For responding to threat and handling crisis to create something better, to turn to a better path. And, well, the question becomes […]

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Tags: carbon neutral · carbon tax · clean emissions · climate change · emissions · Energy · Global Warming · government energy policy