Oil industry knew in 1995 that they were causing climate change.

Oil companies concluded in 1995 that “the scientific basis for the Greenhouse Effect and the potential impact of human emissions of greenhouse gases such as CO2 on climate is well established and cannot be denied,” but decided it was best to ignore conclusions and continue to claim that there was no correlation. Many of those […]

“Americans are addicted to oil.”

George Allen: “Americans are not addicted to oil. Americans are addicted to freedom.” Who was it, again, who said that Americans are addicted to oil? Oh, right—President Bush, in his SOTU address. Of course, Allen is just being consistent with his support for legalizing drugs. a smug hypocritical dope.

RoofRay solar calculator.

Even with all of the great tools out there, it’s surprisingly difficult to just figure out if it’s worth the money to install solar panels on your home. Between calculations of latitude, historical cloud cover rates, degree days, and PV effectiveness, it’s just plain confusing. Which is why I’m so pleased to see RoofRay, a […]

It’s time to tap into our vast offshore energy reserves.

Virginia is really, really ripe for wind farms, nowhere as effectively as in the Chespeake. There are some spots suitable along the spine of the Blue Ridge, but in the whole of the Chesapeake and in the whole of the continental shelf, there is just a stunning amount of wind energy waiting to be harvested. […]