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A bicycle commuter living in car country


Below is an opinion piece on bicycle commuting that I wrote for today’s Lansing State Journal. It was one of four stories by area bicycle riders and included a positive editorial on cycling by the paper. Rick Brown: I’m a bike commuter … Continue reading

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Now is NOT the time to relent – fossil fuels are still fossil fuels


Given the ongoing North American oil production boom, there will no doubt be a tendency by those without any foresight (and in Big Oil) to push for scaling back incentives for clean, renewable energy resources like wind and solar; funding … Continue reading

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