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We must take the time to imagine the future(s) we want (that we need) to help figure out how we get there. With that in mind, imagine this ... Twenty minutes into the 2013 State of the Union ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 01:56 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Global Warming ... Peak Oil ... Financial meltdown ... these all threaten our future prospects, our ability to see a positive future reality for ourselves and descendents. George Herbert Walker ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jan 01, 2012 at 03:19 PM PST with 32 Recommends
With over 1000 diaries published, truly few caused me anguish as to whether they merited writing or should I publish on the subject. This is one of those few. Last month, Daily Kos' front page ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 77 comments on Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 06:01 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
The power of our outrage, our unwillingness to support any politician allowing nuclear power is growing, is winning and we will prevail. The era of radiation risk is coming to an end. Germany has ...
by workingforprogress
Comment Count 113 comments on Mon May 30, 2011 at 09:22 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
With our seemingly ever mounting trade and budget deficits, unemployment stubbornly above 9 percent (and, dependent on counting, un- and under-employment perhaps 20 percent), looming peak oil and ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 07:52 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Oil prices are rising ... And, in the face of this, the House Natural Resources Committee majority (e.g., Republican) sent out ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Feb 23, 2011 at 09:02 AM PST with 51 Recommends
During the 2008 campaign, a Palin-McCain Michigan ad had this line: "...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 274 comments on Sat May 01, 2010 at 05:07 AM PDT with 234 Recommends
Developing a lower total ownership cost (TOC) can often require paying a bit more money upfront. When it ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 04:32 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
Burning the Midnight Oil for Living Energy Independence Originally [http://www.hillbillyreport.org/diary/58/whats-in-supertrains-for-small-town-and-rural-america late April, 2009]
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 03:55 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
This is part of a series of posts on 'clean energy jobs' opportunities for sparking meaningful employment, quickly, in the United States as discussed ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 20, 2009 at 12:55 PM PST with 26 Recommends
With our ever mounting trade and budget deficits, unemployment above 10 percent (and, dependent on counting, un- and under-employment above 20 percent), looming peak oil and other resource (water, ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Nov 16, 2009 at 12:43 PM PST with 29 Recommends
The war to pass clean energy legislation has seen many battles come and go. Lately, our side has been victorious. Sometimes those victories aren't clean cut, and we get bruised along the way, but ...
by UlyssesUnbound
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 02, 2009 at 02:43 PM PST with 23 Recommends
The big knock against high speed rail is, of course, that it does not run door to door . This is, of course, why the passenger air transport market is such a strategic target ... it is an ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Nov 01, 2009 at 03:59 PM PST with 27 Recommends
The Commonwealth of Virginia has long bragged that it is a leader in: Good governance (especially fiscal management) Support for good public education (including a top public ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Oct 29, 2009 at 03:37 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Bonddad has [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/7/27/758256/-The-End-of-the-End-of-the-End-of-the-Recession YERRD] (yet another reclisted Rosenberg diary) up, on the issue of whether the recession ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 11:49 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Like most progressives I know, I favor mass transit. A state of the art mass transit system brings people together in ways that, to me at least, are far better than the hyper-individualized car ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 185 comments on Fri Jul 03, 2009 at 03:52 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
Just a quick diary to note a sign of increasing "mainstream" acceptance of the wisdom of going green. The owners of the Sears Tower in Chicago are undertaking a major effort to reduce its energy use,
by HeyMikey
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jun 25, 2009 at 05:14 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Crossposted from Hilbilly ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2009 at 02:24 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
[http://midnight-populist.blogspot.com/2009/04/how-to-build-national-high-speed-rail.html Burning the Midnight Oil for Living Energy Independence ]
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 486 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2009 at 09:18 AM PDT with 457 Recommends
Pacific Gas & Electric announced, very quietly, it seems, that they had eneterd into a 200 MW solar energy deal with Solaren Corp to begin deliveries in 2016. Not so unusual these days for a major ...
by Gangster Octopus
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2009 at 12:23 PM PDT with 25 Recommends