Tag Archives: renewable energy

Harvey Wasserman: Fukushima horror will be visited on U.S. unless we shift to 100% renewable energy

August 22, 2013

As the horror show at Fukushima worsens by the day, our opposition to atomic energy becomes ever more vital. Now more than ever, we advocate a total “solartopian” shift to renewables for our planet’s energy supply.

That transition has become even more essential as the nightmare at Fukushima deepens.

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Green Party NYS: Gov’s State-of-State does little for 99% of New Yorkers

Repost from onthewilderside, based on a post at GPNYS/Green Party of New York State:

Governor Cuomo’s agenda for 2012 is designed to maintain the power and wealth of the 1%, promoting austerity rather than prosperity for the vast majority of New Yorkers.

“We need a Green New Deal, financed through progressive taxes.… Read more ...

Nuclear Nightmare: Ralph Nader comments on crisis in Japan, and nuclear energy in the US

from Nader.org

Nuclear Nightmare
by Ralph Nader
3-18-11

The unfolding multiple nuclear reactor catastrophe in Japan is prompting overdue attention to the 104 nuclear plants in the United States—many of them aging, many of them near earthquake faults, some on the west coast exposed to potential tsunamis.

Nuclear power plants boil water to produce steam to turn turbines that generate electricity.… 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 ...

Green Party NY Calls for Massive Investment in Renewables As Obama Visits GE’s Schenectady Facility

Green Party New York State via OnTheWilderSide:

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The Green Party of New York State called on President Obama to commit to a massive investment in renewable energy and for the United States to go carbon-free by 2020. President Obama’s visit to GE’s Schenectady, NY plant to tour its renewable energy department reminds us that the administration has paid little more than lip service to renewables over the last two years.… Read more ...

Rich Whitney: A final campaign message to supporters

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

From Illinois Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney:

November 4, 2010 – 12:34 am

Don’t Lose Heart! Cause for Hope Amidst the Disappointment

A “Final” Campaign Message (But Read On!)
by Rich Whitney, 2010 Green Party Candidate for Governor

To the hundreds of people who supported me in my campaign for Governor, and to the roughly 100,000 or so who saw fit to vote for me, despite the politics of fear that swept Illinois this election season, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Colorado: Solar Owners to be punished by government granted power monopoly

Posted by Severin Schneider at LP Colorado blog:



DENVER — Solar energy customers are worried a new fee proposed by Xcel Energy would punish new customers for getting solar panels.

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/20174458/detail.html

I understand their anger.

I would like to point out a couple of things. First off it is illegal not to hook up to the grid in most places.… Read more ...

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 ...