Category Archives: Renewable Energy

More on the Solar Cell Tariff

More on the Solar Cell Tariff The most surprising thing about the Trump solar cell tariff is that the solar cells are not even made in China. The tariff actually applies to all countries because of this. Competitively, to make … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Measurements in Los Angeles and Orange County

Air pollution measurements in Los Angeles and Orange County Last week, Orange County has daily, very visible smog. This has become quite common this last year. At one time last week, using the HazeToday app, I saw that our only … Continue reading

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Trump Asks for More Global Warming, and Other Catastrophes

Trump Asks for More Global Warming, and Other Catastrophes Trump can never really keep a secret. He eventually reveals everything. Trump tweeted for more global warming to heat up New York and D.C., where he wants more winter business for … Continue reading

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The Long Term Outlook for Climate Sustainability

The Long Term Outlook for Climate Sustainability I have learned not to panic over the US setback on fighting climate change. This fight will have to go on forever, and most all of it after I am gone. So I … Continue reading

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Green Energy Decisions that Individuals Can Make

In making changes in our uses of energy in order to become sustainable, much can be done on the large scale of our governments and our energy plants and utilities. However, in the end use, we personally are responsible for … Continue reading

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Comparisons of California Utilities 2016 Power Sources and Emissions

Comparisons of California Utilities’ Power Sources and Emissions We compare the Power Content Labels of leading California utilities for 2016 as to their sources.   We also estimate their mean emissions as pounds of CO2 per kiloWatt hour (kWh) of … Continue reading

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