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Conservation Corps

Conservation Corps

A timely post from during the campaign, revisted now. Auto workers, manufacturing workers, college students, all need work. Work creates value, creates income, creates a better economy.

Drill, Baby, Drill !

Drill, Baby, Drill !

Coal companies and Oil companies are defining the future energy plans of this country.

We are at a key moment in our economic, political and environmental futures. There is an increasing awareness of the need for energy independence and environmentally friendly energy. We have an opportunity to solve these legitimate issues in a far reaching, planet saving, approach or fall back on the easy way. I, for one, do not want to be part of a generation that takes the easy way.

Campaign 2008 – Energy Policy Scorecard

I will spend some time reviewing the Obama and McCain campaign materials for Energy Policy. As this blog highlights, my interests are reducing/eliminating our dependency on foreign oil, incentivize private industry to develop alternative energy sources, reduce our overall energy consumption, and reduce our carbon and methane emissions from the production of energy. I would […]

Incent to Invent

From the few mentions I have heard from the present political candidates, there actually might be some limited traction around incentives to promote innovation around alternative energy.  The model mentioned frequently is the X-Prize for space travel.  From most measure this seemed to work, good progress on the technology, and a proposed business model (TBD), […]