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Here Comes Solar Energy – NYTimes.com

Paul Krugman has some optimistic economic commentary on solar energy in the NYT today, titled “Here comes solar energy“. It can not be emphasized enough, his points about indirect subsidies to dirty energy sources in the form of shifting the indirect social costs (health and environmental damage) of coal and fracking onto the public. The…

7:44 well spent

via TED, via MT….

John McCain like to talk about renewable energy and flash photos of windfarms like this one in his campaign ads, but does he actually support wind and solar energy development? He also vapidly criticised congress for being on holiday – “Tell them to come back and get to work!” – and not fixing the energy…

Geothermal Energy on “Quirks and Quarks”

I know I am a bit late on this one, but CBC Radio’s “Quirks and Quarks” had a very interesting segment on geothermal energy February 2. You can listen to the segment directly here.