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8000 words says it all …

October 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what is the value of these eight images when pieced together?

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Tags: 2008 presidential campaign · 2008 Presidential Election · Energy

Republicans steal property? And, threaten the future …

September 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on Republicans steal property? And, threaten the future …

The McCain campaign and Republican Party have both been aggressive in their use of music, clips from movies, etc without, it seems, even bothering to seek copyright permission despite the promise “to protect the creative industires from privacy.” They have gotten pushback, multiple times, for their unauthorized use (read “theft”) of intellectual property. In many […]

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Tags: 2008 presidential campaign · 2008 Presidential Election · environmental

“And then there was one” energy smart candidate …

September 3rd, 2008 · 7 Comments

Amid the pages of America’s traditional print media, Tom Friedman has emerged as perhaps the strongest regular columnist on energy issues. He has moved from his globalization agenda to ever stronger appeals for a move toward more sensible energy policies and for confronting the crises of Peak Oil and Global Warming. Today’s column, And Then […]

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Tags: Energy

McCain’s Open Letter to Europe

March 19th, 2008 · 8 Comments

The Financial Times published what might be called an Open Letter from John McCain to Europeans:  America Must Be a Good Role Model.   The first question through the gate, before reading anything other than the title: Does that mean that John McCain believes that American under George W Bush and Richard Cheney has not been […]

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election · Global Warming · lieberman-warner · politics

Inject Science Into Presidential Campaign!

February 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The call for a Science Debate, as part of the Presidential election cycle, is moving from random electrons to substance with each passing day.  A date has been set:  18 April, four days before the Pennsylvania primary. A venue has been set:  the Franklin Institute, outside Philadelphia. And, while invitations have been sent, the attendees […]

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WashPost Blurs R-D Presidential Race’s Climate Change Differences

February 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

For anyone who pays close attention, it is clear that John McCain is far behind both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton when it comes to Global Warming.  McCain’s campaign might be a “Green Straight Talk Express” but, when given the opportunity to act, Senator McCain’s reality is more like a Dirty Energy Twisted Delay Action […]

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Tags: barack obama · climate change · Congress · democrats · emissions · Energy · Global Warming · global warming deniers · government energy policy · Hillary Clinton · lieberman-warner · politics · Washington Post

McCain’s “Green Straight Talk Express” is actually the “Black Energy Twisted Action Delay Machine”

February 10th, 2008 · 16 Comments

John McCain gets much credit for his Straight Talk when it comes to Global Warming, speaking tough even in the face of a Republican Party that seems determine to reject reality.  The Republican Base seems to trust their hatred of Al Gore more than what the data, science, and the weather all around us (US) say to those […]

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Tags: climate change · Congress · Energy · Global Warming · politics · renewable energy · Uncategorized

Voicing Reason on the Lieberman-Warner CISA

January 30th, 2008 · 8 Comments

The battlelines are being drawn when it comes to what makes sensible legislation to respond to Global Warming.  Sadly, the lines are being drawn among the environmental community, with Global Warming Deniers, Skeptics, and Delayers watching the developing battle with amusement. In December, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee passed out for full […]

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Tags: barack obama · cap and trade · carbon dioxide · climate change · Congress · environmental · Global Warming · global warming deniers · government energy policy · politics · pollution

Republicans vote Global Warming? New Hampshire? Michigan?

January 13th, 2008 · 12 Comments

Of the Republican pack fighting over the scraps for the Republican nomination for President, only John McCain chose to speak about Global Warming in New Hampshire.  And, according to Time Magazine, Global Warming was one of eight keys to New Hampshire, with that being the only substantive issue.   And, it seems quite possible that hot […]

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Tags: cap and trade · Global Warming · politics

Did hot weather assure McCain’s New Hampshire victory?

January 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Time for some speculation. Interesting speculation perhaps, but speculation. Did John McCain win New Hampshire due to Republican primary voters’ Global Warming concerns?

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Tags: Global Warming · politics · Uncategorized