The New Green Deal: Moving Beyond the Hype

A couple of weeks ago we saw the unveiling of the New Green Deal. In the spirit of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, with a second from Senator Ed Markey from Massachusetts, stood in front of the media and laid down an ultimatum to the American public and political elite alike. The … Continue reading The New Green Deal: Moving Beyond the Hype

We need fewer chiefs … and more Indians

Read an article today in the Harvard Business Review, "How the green revolution needs less thinkers and more grunts." I haven't written anything about alternative energy in a long time, so this interested me ... maybe even a creative spark. The article talks about how we idolize the creative thinkers, Einstein and the such, but don't … Continue reading We need fewer chiefs … and more Indians

Taking advantage of the resources available

What if they paid people to just come up with good ideas.  They don't have be ideas that make you rich.  They can just be good ideas.  Here's one. Back in the late 70's and early 80's, alternative energy was hot.  Jimmy Carter's investment tax credits and an energy crisis had created a new booming … Continue reading Taking advantage of the resources available