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THE DISINTEGRATION OF U.S. INFRASTRUCTURE: Quarter Million Water Main Breaks A Year

Re-Blogged From SRSrocco Report

The United States is sitting on top of a massive amount of aging infrastructure that continues to disintegrate at an alarming rate.  573 more words

Energy Policy

Intermittent & Unreliable 'Delivery' Makes Wind Power Pointless

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Intermittent Renewables Can’t Favorably Transform Grid Electricity
Our Finite World
Gail Tverberg
31 August 2016

Many people are hoping for wind and solar PV to transform grid electricity in a favorable way. 3,767 more words

Big Wind Industry

oldbrew reblogged this on Tallbloke's Talkshop and commented:

. . As the article below says: 'The tiny contribution of wind and solar to grid electricity cannot make up for the loss of more traditional electricity sources due to low prices.' One of many problems with renewables unfortunately. And its even more unfortunate when those problems seem to be getting ignored by those in charge of our electricity supplies.

Using Evidence for Decisions

   By Bob Shapiro

Sometimes numbers can give different messages depending on how you look at them. With a Presidential election a month and a half away, this can be a problem. 401 more words

GDP & Employment

OPEC seen failing to clinch oil-output deal at Algiers talks as output incentives haven't changed

OPEC probably won’t clinch a deal to limit oil production in Algiers next week as members stay focused on either boosting output or defending their market share, according to a Bloomberg survey. 562 more words

Energy

@ColoradoWater annual seminar recap

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Gary Harmon):

If Colorado’s state water plan is to keep the headwaters state in control of its lifeblood, the plan will require a new spring of cash to replace one that is running dry, officials said Friday.

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Colorado Water

Why I Deny Big Climate Alarmism

By Walter Donway – Re-Blogged From Savvy Street

What leads an objective non-scientist, examining the arguments, to reject “global warming,” a.k.a., “Big Climate alarmism”?

A couple weeks ago, my wife and I had dinner with a long-time friend of hers and her boyfriend. 3,722 more words

GDP & Employment

The Week in Review September 5 - 12

by Sophie Nguebana, Daniel Tsvetanov, Patrick Osborne, Alberto Perego, Alexander Geysman, Timothy Abraham – Featured photo by Jerry Mathes III

Egypt to Use Gas from Cyprus… 1,189 more words