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METRO | Bruce Melton : Is Austin Energy now against alternative energy?

The future is bright and breezy, not black and dirty. Whatever is going on with Austin Energy misses some very important and fundamental news. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | August 5, 2014 AUSTIN — Really? Austin Energy … finish reading METRO | Bruce Melton : Is Austin Energy now against alternative energy?

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Smith’s ‘Nuclear Roulette’ Makes the Case for ‘No Nukes’

Gar Smith makes the case: ‘No Nukes’ is still the right call The collection of facts, figures, and overall documentation of the industry’s lies, foibles, miscalculations, and just plain duplicity should insure the addition of more to the ranks of … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Smith’s ‘Nuclear Roulette’ Makes the Case for ‘No Nukes’

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Harvey Wasserman : Our Atomic Dominoes Are Falling

Falling dominoes. Image from ANS Nuclear Cafe. Two reactors down, others teetering:Our atomic dominoes are falling This latest stretch of shutdowns does not mean the death of the industry. Both Georgia and Florida are being assaulted with legislation that would … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Our Atomic Dominoes Are Falling

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Harvey Wasserman : Nuclear Industry Meltdown in Japan, France

Participants hold a traditional “Koinobori” carp-shaped banner for Children’s Day during anti-nuke march in Tokyo Saturday, May 5, 2012. Photo by Itsuo Inouye / AP.Nuclear industry melts in Japan, France;opposition heats up in United States This weekend’s message from Japan … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Nuclear Industry Meltdown in Japan, France

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Harvey Wasserman : Two New U.S. Nukes in Big Trouble

Georgia’s Vogtle nuclear plant faces big challenges. Image from io9.America’s two new nukesare on the brink of death The financial pitfalls of what may be America’s last two proposed reactor projects may write the final epitaph for an industry whose … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Two New U.S. Nukes in Big Trouble

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Michael Grabell : How the Stimulus Revived the Electric Car

Rodney Smith cleans a new Think electric car at the Magnum Drive plant in Elkhart, Ind. Photo by J. Tyler Klassen / The Elkhart Truth / AP / Pro Publica.How the stimulus revived the electric car Although electric cars would … finish reading Michael Grabell : How the Stimulus Revived the Electric Car

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Paul Robbins : Switching on the Sunshine

Flipping the switch at solar farm near Austin, Texas. Rag Blog photo.Let the sunshine in:On being young and crazy in Austin They say that victory has 1,000 parents, but defeat is an orphan. By Paul Robbins | The Rag Blog … finish reading Paul Robbins : Switching on the Sunshine

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Richard D. Jehn : Moving Through the End of Growth

Transformation time. Image from Fluxed Up World.Moving through the end of growthand the collapse of the U.S. as we know it Welcome to the New World. By Richard D. Jehn | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2012 Although my … finish reading Richard D. Jehn : Moving Through the End of Growth

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Harvey Wasserman : Occupy Nukes!

Occupy Wall Street image from eleven degrees north.Merge and win:Occupy Wall Street andthe ‘No Nukes’ movement By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / October 25, 2011 The global upheaval that is the Occupy Movement is hopefully in the process … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Occupy Nukes!

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Harvey Wasserman : Let’s Join Japan in Junking New Nukes

Workers cycle past a nuclear power plant on a tricycle cart in Changchun, in northeast China’s Jilin province, Dec. 17, 2010. Japan and Germany are limiting or phasing out reliance on nuclear power after the Fukushima accident. Photo from AP.We’re … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Let’s Join Japan in Junking New Nukes

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Louis Bergeron : A Practical Vision for Global Sustainable Energy

L.A. Cicero Mark Z. Jacobson, professor of civil and environmental engineering At Stanford University. Photo from L.A. Cicero.It will take concerted effort:A practical vision for alternative energy By Louis Bergeron / Stanford Report / April 7, 2011 A new study … finish reading Louis Bergeron : A Practical Vision for Global Sustainable Energy

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Ted McLaughlin : The Japan Quake and Nuclear Power

Explosion at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi No 1 plant following Japan’s earthquake and tsunami. Image from Reuters.After the Japan quake:We must rethink nuclear power By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 13, 2011 By now everyone knows about the … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Japan Quake and Nuclear Power

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