Business/Economics

Green Power Storage Coming on Strong

Green Power Storage Coming on Strong

A big concern about solar and wind power’s ability to take over electricity production is the intermittent nature of the source.  To ensure that there is  power when and where we need it it is necessary to be able to have adequate storage of this type of power.  The following article is very informative about the current status of our…

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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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