5.29.2012

GERMANY HITS 50% POWER FROM SOLAR

America could have done this decades ago if our leaders had not so cravenly and consistently caved to the fossil fuel and nuclear industries. Instead we got the fake energy crisis of '99-'00 which saw Enron and Bush admin. ship billion$ from California to Texas in a corrupt energy-market manipulation scheme and now Obama expands drilling, frakking and plays kissy-poo with the nuclear industry while China builds the windmills our workers could be building and we could have been 50% solar by 2000. 

4.20.2012

SUN STARTING TO SIZZLE?

Is today the day the Sun transitions into its high phase of sunspot activity - due to peak around mid-2013? Get ready for some severe droughts and extra severe storm activity (and possibly a couple of power knockouts due to CMEs) over the next 2 years. [image updated: May 6, 2012]

3.19.2012

FOLLOW AUSTRALIA'S EXAMPLE: 30% MINING TAX

Great job Australia. The U.S. should absolutely follow suit (as it is now, mining interests are governed by a 150-year-old law which sees them pay almost nothing for rights and in fees and taxes)

3.08.2012

KIRIBATI SINKING UNDER THE WAVES: TOTAL POPULATION RELOCATION

Perhaps those who honestly doubt climate change could visit one of the atolls in Kiribati and talk the people there who now have to relocate their entire population. I say honestly because most climate change deniers are partisan hacks or paid hacks who know better but lie about it to manipulate certain lesser educated voting blocs.

2.27.2012

1.30.2012

BAYER PESTICIDE KEY CULPRIT IN BEE DIE-OFFS?

I think we all knew eventually man-made chemicals would be at the heart of the problem. This new study shows a link to a specific widely-used pesticide that even in very low levels contributes to vastly higher bee mortality