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The Electrical Grid May Well Be The Next War's Battlefield

Source: Peak Prosperity,by Chris Martenson

We talk a lot about Peak Cheap Oil as the Achilles’ heel of the exponential monetary model, but the real threat to the quality of our daily lives would be a sustained loss of electrical power. 294 more words

Power Grid

Moving Toward an Ecological Infrastructure. Part II: Infrastructure of an Ecological Economy

Almost everyone agrees that much of America’s infrastructure (highways, bridges, electrical grid, power plants, etc.) is in desperate need of repair or replacement. Economic ideologists of corporate “free enterprise” oppose public investment as they attempt to drive corporate taxes to near zero. 836 more words

Social Change

US Electricity Sector Gets Downgrade From Barclays

Originally published on Rocky Mountain Institute.
By James Mandel

Barclays recently downgraded the U.S. electricity sector. That’s right, the whole sector. It’s now listed as “underweight,” meaning that if you were to hold a full portfolio of bonds for the U.S. 1,042 more words

Renewable Energy

Analysis of Massive Coronal Flare Ejection of 2012

“Solar Flares… Will Short Circuit Satellites, Power Grids, Ground Communication Equipment”

Scientists Warn of Worst Case Scenario

Mac Slavo SHTFPlan.com December 11, 2013

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder recently completed analyzing data from a Coronal Mass Ejection that took place in the summer of 2012. 818 more words