Category Archives: Renewable Energy

Dear Donald, Please Keep Your Clowns Giuliani and Pruitt in Office. Signed, A Democrat

Dear Donald, Please Keep Your Clowns Giuliani and Pruitt in Office. Signed, A Democrat Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt are invaluable clowns who daily embarrass Trump and his administration. They are worth hundreds of millions of … Continue reading

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Questions About CCAs (Community Choice Aggregators) of Clean Energy

Questions About CCAs California communities are now considering proposals to switch their electrical power to CCAs (Community Choice Aggregators) or CCEs (Community Choice Energy). The motivation is to increase the amount of renewable energy sources. The city council or government … Continue reading

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Solar Fusion by Quantum Tunneling

Solar Fusion by Quantum Tunneling This is supposed to be a short OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) lecture to accompany the Teaching Company Lecture 48 by Prof. Alex Filippenko.  His lecture is entitled “How Stars Shine — Nature’s Nuclear Reactors. … Continue reading

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Climate-Wise Actions for Laguna Beach

Concerned about climate change? Here are some steps Laguna Beach residents (and everyone else) can take to combat climate change and help the environment.  Walk more, drive less. Use the trolley…it’s free.  Turn lights off at home.  Use LED light … Continue reading

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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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