Tag Archives: energy

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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Fracking is lacking


I don’t know about you, but I find both the term and method of extraction known as “fracking” to be downright disgusting. While it might be an accurate way to describe the method utilized to extract natural gas, it certainly … Continue reading

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Clean coalition cities/regions/states


Below is a terrific June 2012 map from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Coalition that shows those participating cities, regions, and states around the nation (areas in green and specific places by red dots). To start a clean … Continue reading

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