Thomas Paine

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Notes and Quotes

To Do

Tribune-Review
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's dream of masterminding the Saudi Arabia of renewable energy in the Nevada desert seems so close that not even the membership of a little-known federal agency can be left to chance. The Democrat's interest in the ...
CCTV
"In 2013, China spent a total of 56 billion dollars on wind, solar, and other renewable energy projects, which accounted for 60 percent of the total investment in renewable by developing countries. What are the main concerns when such bullish move ...
USA TODAY
“Right now, they don't have enough choices,” says Marty Spitzer, director of U.S. renewable energy policy for the World Wildlife Fund, an environmental group that collaborated with the World Resources Institute to bring the companies together. He says ...
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: “It is very important to promote efficient energy requirements through renewable energy sources,” said Amory B Lovins, Chief Scientist and Chairman Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Institute, Colorado. He was here in the city for an interactive ...
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Human Habitat

The Post-Standard
Middle school students in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Science Horizons program visit Onondaga Lake near Willow Bay to study the ecology of the lake and it's watershed. Top science students who were nominated by their teachers and guidance counselors ...
FIS
Scientists from the Fisheries Ecology Group of the Institute of Marine Research (IIM) of the CSIC and the Fishery Resource Assessment Group and in Distant Waters of IEO, as well as the Group of Demersal Species of the IMR are participating in this ...
Conway Daily Sun
Tent caterpillars hatch from their eggs in the early spring months as leaves of their host trees are just unfolding, which you probably have noticed. The caterpillars establish their tent soon after. This fuzzy tent is constructed at a site that ...
New York Times (blog)
A fresh illustration of the extent of ecological transformation came earlier this month in the Hudson Valley, as Steve Stanne, the education coordinator for the New York State Hudson River Estuary Program, was talking about river issues at the annual ...
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Water Power

New York Times (blog)
Imagine that you run a company that sells bottled water. You spend lots of money, and use lots of energy, pumping the water out of the ground, purifying it and transporting it for sale. Then, one day, you discover that a large number of bottles never ...
SFGate
A construction crew working on the Union Square station for the Central Subway punctured the water line in the early morning hours, and city fire and water crews worked into the afternoon pumping out businesses' flooded basements, said Lily Madjus, ...
The Desert Sun
Over the years, the Morongo tribe has clashed with one local water district over the bottling operation, and has tried to fend off a long-running attempt by state officials to revoke a license for a portion of the water rights. Those disputes, however ...
Fresno Bee
They made the compassionate water sale last week, offering 13,500 acre-feet of water to five east-side districts — Terra Bella, Lindmore, Kern Tulare, Stone Corral and Orange Cove. The districts are part of the Friant Water Authority, which takes in 1 ...
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