Tag Archives: energy

Fred Thiele Happy About Ideas Being Incorporated Into Solar Energy Plan

Fred Thiele is a member of the New York House of Representatives and a prominent member of the Independence Party of New York. He recently had his ideas incorporated into Governor Cuomo’s solar energy proposal and was pretty pleased about it.

Thiele stated, “If we are to be truly energy independent and reduce energy costs on Long Island, we must provide incentives to encourage the production of solar and other alternative sources of energy.

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ROOT: George Costanza for President

George Costanza for President
Seinfeld shows the way to save the U.S. economy

Remember “Seinfeld”? It was one of the most successful TV series in the history of American television. The show revolved around Jerry Seinfeld and his buddy George Costanza. George was the ultimate loser. Everything he did was a colossal failure.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: In Solidarity with the People of Japan

by Andrea Pason and Billy Wharton, co-chairs Socialist Party USA

March 15, 2011 – The Socialist Party USA extends its most sincere wishes of sympathy and solidarity to the people of Japan as they suffer from the greatest tragedy since World War II. We have watched in horror as the deadly Tsunami wiped out whole towns, killing tens of thousands of people.… Read more ...

Nader and Associates Letter to President Obama on GM’s IPO

Open letter from Ralph Nader and several other people (see end of article for list) to Barack Obama posted at Nader.org:

Dear President Obama,

The U.S. government bailout of, and acquisition of a majority share in, General Motors was an exceptional action, taken in response to exceptional circumstances. The U.S. stake in GM obviously poses novel managerial challenges to the government.… Read more ...

Greens Blast Move to Repeal IL Nuclear Moratorium

h/t to my co-blogger, Ian Wilder, who published this story at www.onthewilderside.com

Green Party blasts legislative move to repeal Nuclear Moratorium; Calls attempt an effort to undermine Renewable Energy

Green Party leaders condemned legislative attempts to repeal the Illinois moratorium against new nuclear production.  House Bill 875 and Senate Bill 2162 would delete the provision in state law prohibiting the construction of new nuclear facilities until the nuclear waste storage issue is resolved.… Read more ...

Green Party Watch: The Green Party, Nuclear Power, and party discipline

Posted at Green Party Watch by Ronald Hardy. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.


Is the Green Party too rigid in its opposition to nuclear power? Is nuclear power a safe alternative to fossil fuel? Are the Green Party concerns about the long term (seven generations) impact of nuclear power more important than the short term energy consumption needs of today’s generation?… Read more ...

Florida Greens file petition against NRC licensing of Levy Cty. nuclear plant

Posted at GP.org, reposted to IPR by Paulie


Contact: Michael Canney, 386-418-3791, alachuagreen@gmail.com

Green Party files Petition to Intervene in NRC licensing of Levy County Nuclear Plant,joins Nuclear Information and Resource Service to challenge deficiencies in Progress Energy Combined Operating License Application (COLA)

Gainesville, FL — On February 6, 2009 the Green Party of Florida (GPF, http://www.floridagreens.org) joined with the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS, http://www.nirs.org) and the Ecology Party to file a legal challenge to a new nuclear power plant proposed by Progress Energy Florida (PEF) for a site in Levy County, near Inglis, Florida.… Read more ...

Greens react to nomination of Steven Chu as Energy Secretary

At California Greening:

The nomination of Steven Chu as Energy Secretary became official today. It has been rumored, written about, etc. for weeks. There are several items worth noting.

To begin with, every scientist I know, including one who works in DOE, are elated with Chu’s nomination. It will be the first time that a scientist heads the department of government that has the most to do with science.

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Let’s look at the issues: Energy

This is the second post in the “Let’s look at the issues” series. In it, major issues and the major candidates’, being those who are on enough ballots to win the presidential election, positions on them are examined. The first one, on the War on Terror, can be read here. Today’s topic is energy.… Read more ...