Trump, renewable energy, and why I’m not scared

Donald Trump is no friend of the environmental movement. Or, apparently, of renewable energy. Nevertheless, I refuse to join the hysteria of some who seem to think he’s out to destroy the planet. In particular, the Trump/Pence ticket’s energy platform … Continue reading

EPR: is it a solution to our recycling crisis?

The recycling industry is in a crisis right now. Participation is low. Recyclables fetch low prices on the commodity market. Centers are closing. A concept called Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) may help. It’s also called product stewardship. It shifts the … Continue reading

Up on the housetop: home solar energy going utility-scale

Everyone knows the utilities hate home solar power. Not everything everyone knows is necessarily true. It’s true that power companies feel threatened by rooftop solar. They’ll cooperate with it where they must. They’ll oppose it where they can. Duke Energy, … Continue reading