Category Archives: Renewable Energy

Celebrating the Biden Presidency and Our Future Progress and Freedoms

President Biden, Beating the Coronavirus, Climate Change Mitigation, Blue State Freedom, DACA, Democratic City Freedom, University Freedom, Respect for Science, California VP and Future Presidential Candidate Harris. As Americans we have so much to celebrate today, and also as Californians.  … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 California Primary, 2020 Election, Air Quality, CAFE Standards, California Democratic Primary, California Federal Funding, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Congress, Conservation, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, Dreamers, Electric Power, Energy Efficiency, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Freedom to Assemble, Freedom to Petition, Freedoms, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hybrid Cars, Immigration Policy, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, Politics, Renewable Energy, Science Funding, Supreme Court, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change | Leave a comment

Trump’s Continuous Coronavirus Pandemic Has Been Terrible for Oil Companies

Trump’s Continuous Coronavirus Pandemic has been Terrible for Oil Companies While Trump was blasting Biden for saying that the US would be using less oil, that will be a very long range adoption of Electric cars, which are only selling … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, CAFE Standards, California Oil, California Smog, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Donald Trump, Electric Cars, Electric Power, Energy Efficiency, EPA, Equivalent Electric Car Emissions, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hybrid Cars, Natural Gas, Nuclear Energy, Oil, Politics, Regulations, Renewable Energy, Saudi Oil Imports, Solar Energy, Transportation, Trump Administration, US Oil, Wind Energy, World Oil Exports, World Oil Usage, World Smog | Leave a comment

Trump Leaves a Destructive Climate Wake

Trump Leaves a Destructive Climate Wake Humpty Dumpty Ran on The Wall; Humpty Dumpty Had a Viral Fall; All the King’s Governors and all of his Judgemen, Couldn’t Put Humpty in Office Again.  (We hope.) The NY Times had a … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Air Quality, California Smog, California Water, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Coal, Coastal Flooding, Donald Trump, Electric Power, EPA, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Oil, Paris Climate Agreement, Politics, Regulations, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Supreme Court, Trump Administration, US Oil | Leave a comment

Trump: The Unmanageable Virus Vector in Chief

Trump:  the unmanageable virus Vector in Chief. Trump backs off on deporting international college and University students without in-person classes.  Since this was enforced with no justification, it would have been blocked anyway. The White House has been unfairly criticizing … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, Dreamers, Education, Health Care, Immigration Ban, Immigration Policy, Infrastructure, Joe Biden, Negotiations, Nuclear Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Travel Ban, Trump Administration, University Funding, Wind Energy | Leave a comment

Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby and the Climate Leadership Council Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans

Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) and the Climate Leadership Council (CLC) Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans The CLC has been put forward by an Οp-Ed in the Washington Post, and the “The Pricing Advantage” by George R. Schultz and … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, 2020 Primaries, Air Quality, Air Travel Emissions, Autos, CAFE Standards, California Federal Funding, California Oil, California Power Mixes, California Smog, Carbon Tax, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Coal, Congress, Conservation, Department of Energy, Economies, Electric Cars, Electric Power, Energy Efficiency, Equivalent Electric Car Emissions, Fossil Fuel Energy, Free Trade, Global Climate Action Summit, Green Rate Plans, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Houston Flooding, Hurricane Dorian, Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Irma, Hybrid Cars, Mayor's Climate Action Plan, Natural Gas, No More Drilling, Nuclear Energy, Oil, Paris Climate Accord, Paris Climate Agreement, Politics, Poverty, Regulations, Renewable Energy, Science and Engineering Education, Solar Energy, Tax Laws, Transportation, US Oil, Wind Energy | Leave a comment

Trump’s Proposed 2019 DoE and NASA Cuts, and Actual Increases

Trump’s Proposed Cuts to the Department of Energy and NASA, with their actual Congressional Increases. Department of Energy Budget In the following table for the science sectors of the Department of Energy, we give, in millions of dollars:  the 2019 … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Conservation, Department of Energy, Donald Trump, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, NASA, Nuclear Energy, Particle Physics, Renewable Energy, Science and Engineering Education, Science Funding, Solar Energy, Trump Budget, University Funding, Wind Energy | Leave a comment

Costs of Weather Related Disasters Are Increasing in the US

Costs of Weather and Climate Related Disasters Over the Last 40 Years, and During the Trump Presidency The data and maps are from the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. I’m jumping the storm a little since the data for 2019 … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Midterm Election, 2020 Election, 2020 Primaries, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Donald Trump, Economies, EPA, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Houston Flooding, Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Irma, NOAA, Paris Climate Accord, Renewable Energy, Trump on Climate Change | Leave a comment

The Coming Climate Action Decade, the 2020s

The Coming Climate Action Decade, the 2020s. An entire generation will be known for the next decade, starting in the 20s.  In fact, it is the next 20 years, or fifth of a century, that will be crucial, and has … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, 2020 Primaries, CAFE Standards, California Power Mixes, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Donald Trump, Electric Cars, Electric Power, Energy Efficiency, Fossil Fuel Energy, Global Climate Action Summit, Hydropower, Mayor's Climate Action Plan, Nuclear Energy, Paris Climate Accord, Poverty, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Swing States, Trump on Climate Change, Wind Energy | Leave a comment

Leading States in Sectors of American Energy Production

A Survey of Leading States in Sectors of American Energy Production From a spread sheet of the EIA, Energy Information Agency, we show the leading states in the sectors of American energy production.  This will document what states will have … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Energy, Coal, Hydropower, Natural Gas, Nuclear Energy, Offshore Oil Drilling, Oil, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, US Oil | Leave a comment

The Silencing Science Tracker in December, 2019

Happy Holidays.  It’s time to update the Silencing Science Tracker.  This just lists news articles that refer to silencing science, or attempting to silence science, in various bills, agencies, schools, or research.  It starts with the beginning of the Trump … Continue reading

Posted in CAFE Standards, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Coastal Flooding, Coastal States, Donald Trump, EPA, Fossil Fuel Energy, Governors and State Legislatures, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Houston Flooding, Natural Gas, Paris Climate Accord, Paris Climate Agreement, Politics, Regulations, Renewable Energy, Science and Engineering Education, Science Funding, Sea Level Rise, Transportation, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change | Leave a comment