Sunday, March 18, 2012

Deep Green Daily: Support Bill Barron for US Senate

Bill Barron is running as an independent for the United States Senate seat currently held by Republican Orrin Hatch, of Utah. Bill’s commitment to our achieving our absolute best in terms of stewardship of the natural environment, conservation of wilderness, natural resources and life-sustaining ecosystems, is the foundation for a campaign that will give Americans of all political persuasions more of a voice in federal government policy than at present. Support Bill Barron, and help to build a freer, greener future for us all: BarronforUSSenate.com

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Reinventing Fire: Build the Smart Clean Energy Economy

From the Rocky Mountain Institute: “Through our Reinventing Fire initiative, RMI aims to help put oil solidly on track to become, over the next few decades, no longer a strategic commodity—much as (Jim Woolsey reminds us) refrigeration did to salt. We’ve been predicting for two decades that oil would become uncompetitive even at low prices before it became unavailable even at high prices; now it’s time to make that trend unarguably irreversible.”

Saturday, August 20, 2011
This infographic shows the amount of 2009 federal government spending, per agency, on the left, vs. the amount of agency-related media coverage on the right. Key questions might be:
Why is more shock and awe not expressed about the size of the Defense budget?
What is the Dept. of Energy spending all of that money on, if not building a world-leading clean energy economy, complete with smart grid?
Why did Health and Human Services come under so much relentless attack for busting the bank? 

This infographic shows the amount of 2009 federal government spending, per agency, on the left, vs. the amount of agency-related media coverage on the right. Key questions might be:

  1. Why is more shock and awe not expressed about the size of the Defense budget?
  2. What is the Dept. of Energy spending all of that money on, if not building a world-leading clean energy economy, complete with smart grid?
  3. Why did Health and Human Services come under so much relentless attack for busting the bank? 
Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Gabby Giffords Calling for Major National Investment in Solar Power

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is a leading proponent of aggressively ramping up solar power production. She has consistently championed solar not only as “serious energy” for Arizona, but as “a major contribution to our nation’s energy needs” and a highly scalable resource that can be deployed in any region, for significant economic benefit.

On her website, she lists the following quote, to put the science and the business of solar in perspective: “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”—Thomas Edison, 1931

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