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Energy Bootcamp

  This post offers a good overview of the basics needed to understand energy.   Physics, energy introduction.

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100% Renewables by 2050 or Sooner!

100×50 or sooner! I would like to see 100% renewables in the US by NO LATER than 2050.  Sooner is better for sure.  100% renewables in the US will create the technology scale such that renewable energy will move worldwide … Continue reading

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New Science Standards

Nice, brief article on the new science standards.  It is remarkable that in the 21st century we have to make a point of including evolution and climate science explicitly in our science curriculum.  But the good news is the new … Continue reading

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Climate Change in Education

  http://ncse.com/files/pub/evolution/NCSE%20Climate%20and%20Energy%20Literacy%20Summit%20Report.pdf

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A Nice Comparison of Energy Sources

This offers a great way to compare various sources of electrical generation including LCOE http://en.openei.org/apps/TCDB/

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Solar Learning Lab(TM) is launched

Heliotronics Inc. has launched its educational portal the Solar Learning Lab(TM)  our trade name for Solar Learning Laboratory.  The Solar Learning Lab(TM) has data feeds from over 100 renewable energy systems around the country.  It is designed for use by … Continue reading

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Bill Nye – Science vs Creationism

This is a little off topic but it is tangentially relevant to the thread of this blog.  He highlights how, in the face of overwhelming evidence and logic, people are still pretending like evolution is not a real process.  We … Continue reading

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On Education and Technology

  I ran across this report a few years ago.  It was released in 2007 yet was very prophetic and offers guidance that is every bit as relevant today as when it came out.  Check it out.  It is a bit long … Continue reading

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On Getting our Groove back

http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/used-us-tom-friedman-rx-america-groove-back-194021144.html;_ylt=AhXcTwB7bAUAYv_RoELWrqa7YWsA;_ylu=X3oDMTFjZ283M2MzBHBvcwMzBHNlYwNGUERhaWx5VGlja2VyQmxvZwRzbGsDdGhhdHVzZWR0b2Jl

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