Living in an Orwellian Era

…Living in an Orwellian Era… In what could now be identified as the Orwellian Era, where the meaning of words is twisted to mean the opposite of their historical meaning, environmental advocates use Orwellian techniques to promote their objectives. The Continue reading Living in an Orwellian Era

Now they Tell You How To Live

California now wants to dictate what kind of home you live in. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Energy Commission (CEC) want all new homes to be zero net energy in 2020. Zero net energy homes produce Continue reading Now they Tell You How To Live

How CO2 Distorts the Energy Equation

There is no question that electricity from PV Solar and Concentrating Solar costs more than from natural gas or coal, yet radical environmentalists have devised a way to say the opposite. Again, we live in an Orwellian world, where words Continue reading How CO2 Distorts the Energy Equation

Perverted Logic

A recent Carnegie Mellon study concluded that making terrible investments is better than making merely bad investments. This wasn’t exactly what the study had in mind, but it’s the only logical conclusion that can be drawn from the study. We Continue reading Perverted Logic

The Importance of ROI

Return on Investment (ROI) is an objective method for allocating resources. Companies, individuals and families all have limited resources, and using ROI can help those resources be used in the most efficient way possible. Only the government seems to believe Continue reading The Importance of ROI

Beware the Planners

It’s disheartening when some groups are willing to tell the rest of us how to live. The latest effrontery in this respect is the American Planning Association’s Policy Guide on Planning & Climate Change. Here are a few of the Continue reading Beware the Planners