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Filming The Quest For Tomorrow’s Solutions

By Roy L Hales

In 2012 French journalist Cyril Dion read a study1 stating that unless we take action now, humankind could disappear between 2040 and 2100. He shared his concerns with a friend, actress/filmaker Melanie Lauren. This ultimately led to their Global trek, filming the quest for Tomorrow’s Solutions.

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  1. Anthony D. Barnosky et al, “Approaching a state shift in Earth’s biosphere”, NATURE, Nature 486, 52–58 (07 June 2012)

Kevin Martis Speaks on Equitable Wind Energy (Video)

Regardless of your opinion of wind energy, or natural gas (which he happens to prefer), I would advise watching Kevin Martis’ latest video  on how communities should deal with  wind energy. He lays out the key issues clearly:  how do communities decide whether to go forward, how far should setbacks be, decibel levels and a great deal more. This is the kind of information you need to make intelligent choices.
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Tracing the Story of US Wind Development With a DOE Map

By Roy L Hales

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A new Department of Energy map is a bit of an eye opener for those of us getting skeptical about the Golden State’s wind potential. According to an article in the  Wallstreet Journal, wind power makes sense in Texas, but not in California,  “which isn’t located in the ‘wind belt.’” That may be true, but guess where the technology first took root!
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