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Obama Launches Solar Energy Job Program For 50,000 Veterans

Obama Launches Solar Energy Job Program For 50,000 Veterans

On Thursday, President Obama performed a two-pronged end run around Republican obstruction to addressing climate change and jobs for veterans. A six-year program will launch this fall to train veterans in the growing solar panel installation industry. The program is due to be enacted at American military bases and will provide training for at least 50,000 […]

One Year Later: An Update On My Solar Investments

In September 2013 I wrote about investing in solar projects with Mosaic Solar based in Oakland, California. I also wrote an update last November. I thought this would be a good time to fill you in on the progress of the loans I made and how things have worked out so far. In a word: fabulously! First […]

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NASA Spots Delaware-Sized Methane ‘Hot Spot’ From Space

NASA has confirmed that a methane cloud the size of Delaware is situated over the Four Corners area of the U.S. southwest. Initially, the readings were suspected to be a glitch in the system because the levels were so high, however, NASA scientists have confirmed that the methane hot spot is real. Christian Frankenberg, a research […]

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A Surprising Champion For Solar Energy (Video)

If you haven’t had a chance to catch the series about coal and the march towards clean, sustainable energy this week, I suggest you head on over to All In With Chris Hayes and take a look. Last night the following segment was aired and it was a breath of fresh air in a sometimes contentious […]

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13 Facts About Global Warming That My Conservative Father-In-Law Will Hate

I’ve heard these arguments so many times my ears hurt. The biggest one my father-in-law uses is this: “The earth always goes through cycles of heating and cooling. Nothing we can do! Just gotta keep using up oil as fast as we can!” Etc. etc. I’ve tried (oh, how I’ve tried…) to present facts to […]

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