Forget the Great Green Fleet

…Forget the Great Green Fleet… One of the more dangerous programs of the last administration was the Great Green Fleet. This was promoted by then Navy Secretary Mabus. He adhered to Executive Order 13514, October 8, 2009, issued by president Continue reading Forget the Great Green Fleet

Solar Potential

A recent news story by McClatchy Tribune trumpeted an announcement from the Air University at Mawwell Airforce Base about power from space. A team from the Air University has proposed installing PV solar panels in space to capture the energy Continue reading Solar Potential

Fossil Fuels Critical for National Defense

Make no mistake, war and combat operations are wasteful. The objective is to win with the fewest possible casualties, not save money or material. During peacetime it’s important to save money while maintaining a powerful military, but the objective isn’t Continue reading Fossil Fuels Critical for National Defense

Wind and National Security

Several questions have been raised about whether rotating blades on wind turbines are interfering with radar at airports and military installations. There have been several confrontations between military installations and wind farm developers, including: Boardman Naval Weapons System Training Facility Continue reading Wind and National Security

Dangerous and Fool Hardy 2

The armed forces shouldn’t be used as a laboratory for experimenting with methods for cutting Green House Gas emissions (GHG). In spite of this, the Secretary of the Navy Mabus persists in his efforts to create a “green fleet”. Now Continue reading Dangerous and Fool Hardy 2