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Wind and solar power are saving Americans an astounding amount of money

From Vox via Apple News: Wind and solar power are subsidized by just about every major country in the world, either directly or indirectly through tax breaks, mandates, and regulations. The main rationale for these subsidies is that wind and solar produce, to use the economic term of art, “positive… Read more »

Gas Powered Lawn Care Pollution

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Years ago I pulled into the local gas station and saw a pickup pulling a big solar-powered trailer behind it.    As a eco-geek I was interested.  I have been following the solar industry for years and despite not being able to justify a solar roof for my home I… Read more »

The August 2017 Solar #Eclipse in #Charleston – #NASA Edition

If you live in Charleston you’ve probably heard all about this by now.  As one of the top vacation destinations in America, Charleston is one of the most popular destinations to view the August Eclipse. You will see the total eclipse on August 21 , 2017 but just 90 seconds… Read more »