Environmental Messaging – Will They Kill Your Messenger?

2018-05-31T15:12:23+00:00May 31st, 2018|Climate politics, Environmental Messaging|

A Republican, a Democrat, a utility executive, and a construction manager walked into a bar. They had been invited by a lobbyist. There’s no punchline. This is what actually happened. I was at a renewable energy seminar in the Twin Cities. There were four people on the panel plus [...]

Why Do Republican Leaders Hate Renewable Energy… and the Environment?

2018-05-26T23:32:01+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Climate politics, Energy Policy, Reasons for Acting, Renewable Energy|

There is an attack against renewable energy and the environment in this country. It is being conducted by large utilities, coal, and oil companies. The impact will affect our energy policies, manufacturing, economy, and environment for decades. It is abetted by Republican state and federal legislators that are being [...]

Uranium Mining in the Grand Canyon – What Could Go Wrong?

2018-05-17T13:37:07+00:00May 16th, 2018|Business and Environment, Nature|

I am camped on the Colorado outside of Moab, Utah. The river winds past willows just a few feet from my tent reflecting the red rock canyons. Unfortunately, I learned too late that across the river and upstream several hundred yards is a radioactive uranium mining tailings dump. The [...]