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Green Jobs: Scarce Despite Subsidies and Great Expectations

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The market for green jobs in the U.S. continues to fail expectations despite subsidies, in part because of lack of demand and bureaucratic delay. But the real kicker is the fact that labor-intensive manufacturing continues to be done everywhere but here. Read More...

The Fifth Fuel: Hong Kong and Its Mindset

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The fifth fuel is saving energy. If profligate California can bring its energy use down 40%, so can the rest of the developed world. But creating this mindset isn't easy. This article about energy use in Hong Kong is lays out why. Read More...

Peak Oil Gets Dirty

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A recent article by oil industry consultant Michael J. Lynch in the New York Times concluded that the Administration’s meager eight-billion dollars of subsidies for renewable energy initiatives included “all sorts of unproven, unrealistic and inefficient energy technologies like wind farms and electric cars.” Peak oil is a myth, Lynch says. He and his... Read More...

We Could Do It: 77% Renewables World-Wide by 2050

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Against all the "it can't be done" people, the UN has provided an authoritative timeline for the world to get its act together climate-wise by 2050. Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.