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This is good.

I believe in a bright future. Obviously, that will require considerable growth in the wisdom of our planet’s human inhabitants. And it will require some of our castles to get washed away. 1,209 more words


Our visit to the Rocky Mountain Institut

During our recent trip to Colorado, we had the chance to visit the Rocky Mountain Institute in Snowmass, founded in 1982 by Amory Lovins as a research institute in matters such as sustainability, energy, and efficient use of resources. 360 more words

Passive House

Post 2 - Presentations from Fantastic Energy Summit

My previous post described the fantastic energy summit at UNC’s Appalachian State University. As noted, I am making the presentations by the speakers available. The 2015 Appalachian Energy Summit was amazing, educational, inspiring and scary. 131 more words

A Fantastic New State of Energy Summit

This past week I attended the 2015 Appalachian Energy Summit for the UNC System. It was amazing, educational, inspiring and scary. Not only was it highly educational, it also had integrity because it practiced what it preached, it was a zero waste event. 698 more words

Too cheap to meter? Not nuclear--solar!

The nuclear power industry certainly rues the day the concept that atomic electricity would be “too cheap to meter” entered the public’s mind. The phrase has become inextricably linked with nuclear power, but not in the way its creators envisioned: instead of as a success story, it has become a symbol of nuclear power’s economic failure. 1,157 more words

Energy Future