Clean Energy – At What Price?

Clean Energy – At What Price?

A look at weather dependent renewable energy. I recall the early days of solar energy in the 1970s. In the late 70’s hot water heater roof top collectors were being offered by utility companies.  Having fabricated a solar hot water heater for our family’s swimming...
CO2 – Nature’s Building Block or Pollutant

CO2 – Nature’s Building Block or Pollutant

Each year I plant a vegetable garden.  I have a great southern exposed plot that gives me ample sunshine. I work the soil every year adding my own compost, mulch and a little help from Miracle-Gro. I make sure I get plenty of water and weed it regularly.  It provides...
From Earth Day To the New Green Deal

From Earth Day To the New Green Deal

The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions I recall the first Earth Day in 1970 as it was the year I began High School.  At the time and for most of the 1970’s, I worked in businesses that were weather dependent.  I paid more attention to the air, sun,...
It’s Really About Pollution, Isn’t it?

It’s Really About Pollution, Isn’t it?

I was fortunate enough to be able to visit my daughter in China recently. I observed Earth Day April 22nd2019 while cruising on the Yangtze River. We traveled throughout China seeing major cities, the countryside and rural areas. Comparing Earth Day to its origin...