What follows is a very practical discussion of how to help move ‘green’ incrementally into America’s primary school cafeterias from the perspective of a ‘green’ parent in Virginia. I was recently a guest blogger on Mrs. Q’s “Fed Up with School Kunch” blog and cross-posted here to gain a larger audience. Here’s the original blog […]
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June 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment
December 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments
This is part of a series of brief posts on ‘clean energy jobs‘ opportunities for sparking meaningful employment, quickly, in the United States as discussed in Clean Energy Jobs: Stimulate Me. Clean Energy Jobs Go Swimming: $300 million per year for 10,000 jobs Legislation is, they say, analogous to making sausage. Sometimes, in the mixing […]
November 20th, 2009 · 5 Comments
This is part of a series of posts on ‘clean energy jobs’ opportunities for sparking meaningful employment, quickly, in the United States as discussed in Clean Energy Jobs: Stimulate Me. Clean Energy Jobs Take the PHE-School Bus: $100 million per year for 2,000 jobs There are hundreds of thousands of yellow school buses taking America’s […]
November 20th, 2009 · 11 Comments
This is part of a series of posts on ‘clean energy jobs’ opportunities for sparking meaningful employment, quickly, in the United States as discussed in Clean Energy Jobs: Stimulate Me. Clean Energy Jobs Go to School: $50 billion / year to support 1,000,000 Clean Energy Jobs America’s public schools are, in some cases all too […]
November 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Since diving into the deep end when it comes to energy issues, almost every day sees new fascinating concepts, approaches, and technologies. Fascinating … exciting … even hope inspiring at times. And, as well, as the passion builds, so many of these are truly Energy COOL. When determining how to prioritize action using, by definition, […]
October 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments
The Commonwealth of Virginia has long embraced a tradition of: Good governance (especially fiscal management) Support for good public education (including a top public university system) Protection of its historical legacy and landscape (such as Civil War battlefields and the Piedmont) Business-friendly policy. Looking at the economic and political landscape, the time seems ripe for […]
February 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on T. Boone: Why not get inventive?
T. Boone Pickens has been spending $millions (actually, $10s of millions) to promote The Pickens’ Plan which, while captivating to many, is a fundamentally flawed concept that could help nail the coffin shut on America’s future rather than, as he promotes, set the stage for something better. There are worthwhile elements in The Plan and […]
September 14th, 2007 · 7 Comments
The Washington Post featured a local high school’s green renovation in Titans of Ecology, which began At the brand-new T.C. Williams High in Alexandria, a modern “green” school, students say the environmentally friendly design has led to a serious lifestyle change: They can’t doze in class anymore because sunlight pours in from practically every angle.