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Throw off complacency: 100% renewable electricity

July 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

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 will, as [...]

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

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

November 11th, 2007 · No Comments

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: Energy · Global Warming · carbon neutral

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 how to frame [...]

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