In a few hours, a very long winter break will begin, during which most people will surrender to the glum grey weather, taking long naps on couches and eating foods loaded with sugar and fat. It’s a biological instinct, and I’m getting sleepy just thinking
Please, someone, come here and comment that America can’t conserve electricity without being ruined. I really, really, want to have that conversation.
We could be using 26 percent less electricity in 2030, rather than 26 percent more. The estimates of the Department of Energy are not our nation’s destiny.
It seems to be counterproductive for the Earth Hour organizers to actually encourage people to consume electricity during an event that’s supposed to highlight the importance of conservation of electricity.
I can learn to dial down my electrical demand to a level that does not contribute to the expansion of a power grid fed by polluting fossil fuel technologies.
A couple of days ago, I noted the efforts of startups in this country and others to manufacture a windmill that would fit on a roof, balcony or porch of a person’s home. These are admirable efforts, but because the products are manufactured using fossil