Daniel Lerch Sep 4, 2012
Peak oil and climate change dictate that we get society off fossil fuels, fast. But wind, solar, biofuels, hydropower each have major drawbacks compared to the versatility, ubiquity, and energy … >>
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In 1982, Sierra Club released Nukespeak, a groundbreaking book on how nuclear power had been sold to the public through a quite deliberate reframing of its unsavory details. The new 30th anniversary edition, updated for Fukushima, shows how little has changed. ... >>
There are now tens of thousands of so-called Millenials who—for likely the first time ever—are having the life-changing experience of standing up and demanding change, of marching in the streets, of getting beat on and pepper-sprayed by the police, of getting misportrayed and villified by the media,... and of coming back and keeping at it, and seeing their actions pay off. ... >>
Two whistleblowers inside the International Energy Agency (IEA) — the official energy analysis body of the world's industrialized countries — have claimed that the United States has been pressuring the IEA to make the global oil situation situation appear rosier than it is. ... >>