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Take Two Minutes For Climate Change Before Midnight Tonight

August 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · energy, global warming and climate change

I’m  doing a Friday post instead of my usual Sunday post for an important reason: midnight tonight marks the close of public comments on whether the public lands of the United States should be opened for commercial hydraulic fracturing (fracking).   I think they should not, and my reasons are below, in the comment I [...]


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Getting Real About Energy Costs And Resiliency

January 13th, 2013 · 10 Comments · energy, global warming and climate change

In our lifetimes we will spend tens, possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars on energy bills*. Reducing the size of those bills helps all of us, especially since burning the fossil fuels to create that energy is heating our planet dangerously.   So, haven’t we all been taught to turn off the lights when we’re not in a room? Doing [...]


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