Renewable Energy: Getting Started

An important key to renewable energy is to start with conservation, which does not necessarily mean doing less, but doing it much more efficiently. I think the fear of having to “do with less” is what keeps some people from embracing alternatives. Ironically, in one hundred years, history may look back at today’s petrochemical grid […]

Is It Worth It?

One accident. 11 missing (now presumed dead). More critically injured. 600 square miles and growing. 210,000 gallons a day. Four state coastlines. Crab, oysters, shrimp and other fisheries at risk. Thousands facing economic ruin. Hundreds of species threatened. How will the accountants tally all that as part of the true cost of oil extraction? References […]