The Energy Ethic

By Sandy Reisky Synopsis of a presentation given at the Tom Tom Founders Festival, April 11, 2014. Our generation is witnessing the rapid adoption of new energy technologies that are cleaner, cheaper and more convenient. People are responding to new energy choices, they are installing solar panels and buying electric cars, … [continued]

Al Gore On Climate Change Crisis

Originally published on Green Living Ideas. Former Vice President Al Gore delivered a powerful address to a packed house at the Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa this week. Environmentally, Gore is most famous, perhaps, for his 2006 speaking tour and subsequent documentary called An Inconvenient Truth, … [continued]

Climate Change Is In The Air

This article originally appeared on the Mosaic website. By Rosana Francescato Last year climate change became reality for the United States. New York City flooded, a historic drought blanketed the Midwest, and we saw one of the worst fire seasons ever recorded. By July, the US had shattered over 40,000 daily heat records. The question now … [continued]

High Nuclear Power Outages In 2012 (Driven By Global Warming–Fueled Sandy, Flooding, & Repair)

  Outages at U.S. nuclear power plants so far in 2012 are generally higher than in recent years because of extended forced outages at four nuclear power plants. U.S. nuclear reactor operators typically schedule refueling and maintenance outages during the spring and fall to help ensure that reactors are available to meet higher electric … [continued]