I came across these two articles demonstrating the rapid pace of technical improvement in clean energy. In spite of all the bad news from the debt deal (funding cuts for clean energy research), at least we’ll see returns from previous investments. A lot of the breakthroughs below come from innovation in academic settings. More and […]
“And I’d like to go back some day. I think I love it there, most of all. There’s something so confident and open-hearted and… and BRAVE about America and the American people. I don’t feel American – at least I don’t think I do – but I’m comfortable with them, if you know what I […]
“But if, in the debt-limit scramble, the President has been a less effective educator and negotiator than many of his supporters wish he would be, his Republican opponents, in thrall to their Tea Party Jacobins, have been reckless and irresponsible beyond imagining.” Hendrik Hertzberg, Talk of the Town.