Business/Economics

Solar Power Energy Storage Coming on Quickly

Solar Power Energy Storage Coming on Quickly

Cost and reliability are the two major objections I regularly hear as to why people don’t believe we will ever get off of fossil fuels, and certainly, not any time soon.  The following article addresses both issues as it relates to the cost and availability of solar energy storage. I firmly believe that green energy will completely take over energy production long…

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2015:Everything’s Coming Together While Everything Falls Apart

2015:Everything’s Coming Together While Everything Falls Apart

2015: We stand on the precipice.  We have come a long, long way in the last 30 years.  Finally the dialog has changed from skepticism that the planet is really warming and that humans are the cause to what, if anything, can and/or should be done about it and the commensurate social and economic consequences of various alternatives. Increasingly the debate is…

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Fracking 101: Why the Sierra Club Opposes Fracking, Period

Fracking 101: Why the Sierra Club Opposes Fracking, Period

At our last Sierra Club Board Meeting in November we voted unequivocally to oppose hydraulic fracturing commonly known as fracking.  I enthusiastically support this position and policy. My personal opinion is that we are not going to realistically be able to stop all fracking in the U.S. tomorrow.  But the sooner the better.  Before we destroy our water tables, poison…

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Trillions to Be Made Shifting to a Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Trillions to Be Made Shifting to a Renewable Energy Infrastructure

One again, evidence for what I have been projecting all along.  The doom and gloom prognosticators are simply wrong.  The research is consistently showing the TRILLIONS of $$$$$$ that will be made switching to a carbon free/fossil free electric grid.  And this analysis doesn’t even take into account the social benefits not the least of which is public health.  And, antidotally, I have…

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