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 [...]

Lars

2018-03-29T17:50:08+00:00March 19th, 2018|Energy Policy, Nature, Reasons for Acting|

Shaking hands with him is like shaking hands with a tree. Sixty years of hauling nets make his thumbs as big as my wrists. The building smells of fish. Forty years of fish. Fish from another era, one where men actually worked for a living. Did physical labor like [...]

The Path Forward

2017-10-23T16:00:39+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Business and Environment, Climate politics, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy|

On January 5th, before the inauguration, I wrote about this administration's short-sited energy policy in my post, Trump to Allow China to Destroy US Manufacturing Again Under His Energy Policy. Now almost ten months later, Trump is proving he  will be successful in destroying our opportunities. The following video is [...]

Book Review: “Drawdown –The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming”

2017-05-25T13:55:02+00:00May 25th, 2017|Actions You Can Take, Energy Policy, General, Renewable Energy, Transportation|

 Drawdown, Edited by Paul Hawken, is likely the most important book on climate in a decade. While its title sounds slightly self-congratulatory, the book lives up to it. Hawken and his team have created a comprehensive review to answer the question, “What do we need to do in order [...]

Did Trump Just Hand American Farmers a “Slow Death Tax”?

2017-02-13T03:43:43+00:00February 7th, 2017|A Good Day, Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy|

Farmers are connected to the earth physically, economically, and spiritually. They understand what’s going on with the earth and have for six thousand years. I am talking to a friend of mine who farms in Iowa. It is pheasant season, and we are walking yellow grass along a small creek. [...]