Energy Efficiency for All

  A truly energy efficient economy must be founded on the principles of environmental justice.┬áIf we do not recognize the realities of disproportionate energy burdens, energy efficiency outreach cannot create an equitable or sustainable future.   We face a major energy crisis here in North Carolina. The total energy load during On-Peak Hours – the […]

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South Carolina Flooding: A Sign of Things to Come?

Well, it could produce some good outcomes, since we got a visit from our son Jonathan who decided to come to our new home in Asheville Sunday after his concert with the Winston Salem Symphony, versus returning home to flood drenched Columbia. My bet is that his concert schedule this week in Columbia and Charleston […]

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The Meaning of the March

The People’s Climate March was filled with such excitement. The closer you got to Central Park West in the morning the more signs and people you saw. The enthusiasm of the youth was compelling. It is their future we are talking about and they understand what is going on. They were willing to be there […]

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Tax Swap: A Way to Expand the Economy While Lowering Carbon Emissions

What do such problems as global warming, air pollution, toxic waste, traffic congestion, unemployment, loss of jobs overseas, overuse of non local food sources, underground economy, lack of competitiveness of American workers, excessive small business paperwork and a complicated tax system have in common? The answer is that all of these problems can be addressed […]

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