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Solyndra Was Just the Beginning

Lest you believe Solyndra is an isolated case of a multi-billion-dollar, taxpayer-subsidized energy company going belly up, think again. Beacon Power has filed for bankruptcy. USA Today, with the scoop: WASHINGTON ...

Electric-Car Chargers Idling

In “Charging Stations Multiply But Electric Cars Are Few,” today’s WSJ gives us a little status report on the number of charging stations for electric cars and the number of ...

Your tax dollars misspent

This just in: In a shocking turn of events, government-subsidized electric-car maker Green Vehicles has gone belly up. Okay, maybe it’s not so shocking. KSBW has the story: A Salinas car ...

Going Green Takes (More) Green

The costs of “greening” Mother Earth will take even more money than expected, the United Nations now says. The trumpeter of the dangers of anthropogenic global warming and of the ...

Meat-ish

Simple ways to save the planet. Hmm, let’s see. Change light bulbs, car pool, block sunlight with dust particles shot from the earth, and, oh yeah, artificial meat. UK scientists ...

EPA, Full Speed Ahead

Last week, the Obama administration released its plans to increase regulation of mercury and other toxic emissions from our nation’s power plants. Like all of the EPA’s plans, the new ...