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Some electric utility companies are just plain foolish… such as this one in New Mexico. It may be wise for Floridians to keep an eye on energy battles in other states… we may be fighting similar battles here, soon.
Read about New Mexico’s major crossroads when it comes to coal and planning their energy future, in the article below.
This article reveals problems hidden within the current way utilities price electricity to their customers.
It’s another “big picture” perspective from the folks at Rocky Mountain Institute. Read the entire article for more about net metering and retail electricity pricing.
One thing you CAN do to help create a more sustainable world… don’t give them your money. Check out Go Fossil Free.
And here’s a good article about the movement to divest from fossil fuels from Mother Earth News: Fossil Fuel Divestment: A Growing Movement.
Interested in learning more about renewable energy for life? Visit the Fafco Solar website.
In case you missed it…
Leonardo DiCaprio addressed world leaders at the UN Climate Summit last week with bold statements such as:
“We need to put a price tag on carbon emissions and eliminate government subsidies for oil, coal and gas companies.”
For more goodies like that, watch his whole 4 minute speech here:
It makes me happy and hopeful to see so many people understanding the problem, and more importantly, doing something about it… like marching in the streets of NYC.
And for extra credit, read what I wrote 14 years ago(!) regarding the same issue. http://www.gosolarenergyforlife.com/three-problems-with-oil/
I enjoyed these thoughts on climate change in the The New York Times that Thomas Friedman dug up a few weeks ago.
Hope you enjoy them, too.
I remember there was a brief span of time, somewhere within the past forty years, when solar energy was a quiet and peaceful… predictable… sometimes a down right boring business to be involved in.
Not so today. Now it’s a crazy roller coaster ride. So, I figure… might as well have some fun.
Here’s just a small sample of what’s going on these days.
Look! No hands!
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