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RES-Alliance Stepping Up For a Clean Energy Future

June 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Can we say better later than never?  Earlier today, the RES-Alliance for Jobs held a press conference announcing a broad alliance of businesses to fight for a serious Renewable Electricity Standard. “This is the first time that we’ve had the renewable energy come together under one umbrella because we’re ready to go, now. ”  Dr. […]

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Why do so many in Congress hate American manufacturing?

June 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on Why do so many in Congress hate American manufacturing?

Truly, this is one of the questions that should be on the table when considering Congressional (in)action re climate change and clean energy options.  Over the past decade, as US jobs flew out to other countries, with workers all too often spending their last months/weeks/days on the job training foreigners how to use equipment and […]

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Tags: Congress · government energy policy · politics · renewable electricity standards · renewable energy

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

“Global Powerhouse in Green Energy”

February 4th, 2008 · Comments Off on “Global Powerhouse in Green Energy”

The United States is rapidly falling behind in the race to be positioned for a properous 21st century.  Decades ago, when it came to energy, there was not a domain in which the United States did not have (or at least share) the lead, and by a significant margin in many arenas.  “Green” is going […]

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What is “cost” for renewable energy standards?

December 10th, 2007 · Comments Off on What is “cost” for renewable energy standards?

 The Bloomberg article on industry lobbying against renewable power standards  contains, in addition to details related to Carbon on the City, an interesting item. force them to boost electricity generated by wind, solar and other forms of renewable energy to 15 percent of the U.S. total by 2020. That’s up from less than 2 percent today, and […]

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Tags: Energy · environmental · Global Warming · politics · renewable electricity standards · renewable energy