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More Fracking

In Energy , environment
On July 18, 2011
I have an article at Global Comment on fracking, expanding on some of the themes I’ve discussed here over the past few weeks. Regarding Andrew Cuomo’s appointment of leading environmentalists such as Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to help oversee the process, I note: Some have defended Cuomo’s actions, noting his appointment of leading environmentalists, including […]
I have long had tremendous difficulty understanding the opposition of fossil fuel companies to new fuel technologies. For instance: The oil and gas industry gave astrophysicist Willie Soon more than $1 million over the past decade to fund publications that challenge man-made climate change, according to a report released today by Greenpeace. Soon is a […]

Powering Down

On April 30, 2008

It’s rare that anything happening in Juneau carries national significance, but the avalanche that took out our hydroelectric power two weeks ago has forced the entire community to reduce its ele

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