Posted: 22 Mar 2014 08:00 AM PDT
Every day, communities across the country are taking action to protect themselves against the harms of industrial fracking. These efforts are illustrated by events like the string of successful bans and moratoria that passed as ballot measures in Colorado’s last election.
Posted: 22 Mar 2014 07:00 AM PDT
California is setting records for solar energy usage so fast that the state’s grid operator has had to change its protocol for announcing them. The instantaneous use of solar by the California Independent System Operator (the ISO) reached a record peak of 4,143 megawatts at 2:28 p.m. on March 16.
Posted: 22 Mar 2014 06:00 AM PDT
The two big stories of our day are our economic problems and our oil-related problems. While the press treats these issues as separate stories, they are in fact very closely connected, related to the fact that we are reaching limits in many different directions simultaneously.
Posted: 22 Mar 2014 05:00 AM PDT
Posted: 22 Mar 2014 04:00 AM PDT
One of the best books I have read in recent years is the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. In discussing Steve Jobs’ approach to life and business management, Isaacson goes to some length to describe the concept of a Reality Distortion Field.
Posted: 22 Mar 2014 01:00 AM PDT
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 10:05 AM PDT