24
SEP
2014

Climate March in New York City Sunday September 21, 2014

The Tide is Finally Changing? There is so much exciting news occurring right now that I look forward to sharing with you.  Over the next couple of weeks I will be sending out this information that I hope will convince you that things are finally beginning to change the tide for...
17
SEP
2014

Revolution in Cars and Trucks on the Way

This is not a normal time in the auto business.  While many are thinking that ICEs (internal combustion engines) will be with us for a long time, I believe that they are dead wrong.  Why would anyone buy anything BUT an electric vehicle when the price is competitive, performance...
16
SEP
2014

Announced Coal Retirements for August 2014: Best Month Ever!!

There’s not much that I can add to this incredible announcement.  As I have been reporting, burning coal for power in the USA is on its way to extinction.  We’re well over a third of the way there just as renewables and conservation are filling the gap. I’m so...
04
SEP
2014

Now It’s Wall Street That is Destroying The Coal Industry

It has been some time since I have published any articles.  It was a busy summer of travel including some great fishing and backpacking (Sawtooth Wilderness in Idaho and Wind River Mountains in Wyoming).  But now I’m back and will once again be sending out information that...
01
SEP
2014

Canyonlands National Park, Southern Utah. October 23-28, 1998

Canyonlands National Park, October 23 – 28, 1998 Friday, 10/23/98. 7:15 PM A small crescent of moon is glowing over the black ridge of rock not far from us. Other large rock formations are silhouetted against an increasingly dark sky. The first stars are out and it...
11
JUN
2014

Driving Isn’t As Attractive to the Younger Generation

  When I turned 16 back in the late 60′s everyone went to get their driver’s license immediately.  We didn’t even have to have taken and passed Driver’s Education then.  Just show up and take the test and hope you passed, as I did.  It was status then...
13
MAY
2014

Could China’s CO2 Emissions Peak Before 2020??

Too often I hear skeptics tell me that it doesn’t matter what we do about eliminating our carbon emissions here in the US because China is opening a new coal plant every week.   While that was true at one point, it is not the case anymore.   And not only have China’s...
01
MAY
2014

Energy efficiency is described as the most cost-effective way of meeting future EPA greenhouse gas targets – report

As we contemplate how we reduce our use of fossil fuels and convert to creating electricity from entirely green sources over the next couple of decades, one of the key factors is not to use as much energy.  We have the technology to do that today and as time rolls on, it will...
30
APR
2014

Sierra Club launches ads against Duke Energy

Here’s some Sierra Club news that might be of interest to you this morning. Sierra Club launches ads against Duke Energy Manuel Quiñones, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 The Sierra Club will begin airing two television ads today criticizing Duke Energy Corp....
28
APR
2014

Spectacular Video of Nature

Let me start out your week with a reminder of the beauty and amazingness of our world.     While there’s obvious logic as to why we do not want to destroy the planet that sustains us, we should never discount the emotional and spiritual aspect of the motivation to “Explore,...