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McExpertise and the ClimateGate manufactured crisis of confidence

December 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

It’s under ten minutes … And, for any rational person, that ten minutes will shatter any chance of belief that there is a substantive basis for concern about climate science’s foundations due to ClimateGate (SwiftHack). Several moments of particular skill in this takedown of McExperts making noise about ClimateGate 7 minutes in there is the […]

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Tags: climate change · climate delayers · global warming deniers · google · skeptic

Google steps up with energy plan

October 2nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

A month ago, Google CEO Eric Schmidt gave a speech outlining a plan for (nearly) eliminating fossil fuels from the US electrical grid in 20 years, stating that it would be a $2.7 trillion dollar effort. Anyone interested in a better energy future would like to hear Eric give this talk in person. (Another slide […]

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Tags: climate change · Energy · energy efficiency · environmental · google · renewable energy

Move aside Gore. Move aside Pickens. Google is at the Podium!

September 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

At the Corporate ECOforum, Google CEO Eric Schmidt gave a talk that looks well worth hearing. Schmidt began his talk with a Google Earth heavy discussion “of rising temperatures and government policies that are either speeding up or slowing down climate change.” There’s a total failure of political leadership, at least in the United States, […]

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Tags: alternative energy · climate change · Energy · energy efficiency · environmental · Global Warming · google · government energy policy · green · renewable energy · solar · wind power

Googling to a Clean Energy Future?

November 27th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Today, Google announced RE<C — think renewable electricity cheaper than coal.  To be honest, it is hard to underestimate the importance of actions like these.  The newly created initiative, known as RE<C, will focus initially on advanced solar thermal power, wind power technologies, enhanced geothermal systems and other potential breakthrough technologies.  To achieve this, Google is […]

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Tags: google · renewable energy