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Living With A Trump Presidency

By Roy L Hales

screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3-43-47-pmThe American people have spoken. Donald Trump is not Dr Allan Hoffman’s choice for President. While it is still possible that Trump will be more reasonable than his pre-election rhetoric suggests, this is unlikely. Hoffman described Trump as a demagogue who appears to be a climate denier, whose statements about energy were “uninformed, ignorant and terrible.” Never-the-less, he has been elected and, for the next four years, “the American public is going to have to live with that.” Hoffman spoke about the realities of living with a Trump presidency.

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The Growth Of US Renewables During 2014 As A Vindication

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1It has been 37 years since Dr Allan Hoffman gave President Jimmy Carter the plan that could have started America’s renewable revolution. The idea was shelved after Reagan was elected. Hoffman waited, as administration after administration ignored the potential, until Barack Obama was elected. The retired senior Department of Energy executive views the growth of US renewables during 2014 as a vindication of what he and his colleagues saw decades ago.

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Why Didn’t the US Develop Solar Energy 36 Years Ago

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMOriginally Broadcast on Cortes Community Radio, CKTZ, 89.5 FM Audio from Wed, August 20, 10:00 – 10:30 am. “Why Didn’t the US Develop Solar Energy 36 Years Ago?” An Interview with a retired Senior Executive from the Department of Energy. Continue reading Why Didn’t the US Develop Solar Energy 36 Years Ago