LOL! and HURRAH! – OWS spawns an “I’m getting arrested” app

( If you do not know what an “app” is, and you get arrested, make sure you shout your full name to folks around you, and consider calling the National Lawyers Guild at: 212-679-6018 ) (excerpt from) USA Today Occupy Wall Street protesters now have a free app (cellphone program application) to alert others if […]

Privacy concern: Your Apple tracks your location without your permission

Three stories from the news: from Apple tracks your location in iOS 4 without your permission Researchers Pete Warden and Alasdiar Allan have found out that the iPhone and iPads 3G regularly record your location in a hidden file called consolidated.db.From the moment you switched to iOS 4,your device has been storing a long […]

Chart of US Energy Use Reveals Herculean Effort Needed to Ditch Oil, Coal : TreeHugger

There’s really no excuse for that — to lose 54% of the energy we generate across the nation due to inefficiency and pure wastefulness. And there’s a reason that energy efficiency aficionados are constantly making calls to pick the plentiful ‘low-hanging fruit’. They’re right, of course. At a moment in time when we’re fully aware […]

My LI Pulse Green Energy Rant: Director’s Cut

IW: My article: starts: Over 30 years ago, President Carter put solar panels on the White House. But don’t go looking for them—President Reagan took them down. Bush 1 and Clinton kept them down. Bush 2 did put three smallish solar collectors on the White House grounds for a maintenance shed and the pool, but […]

New Record For Irish Wind Power Output

h/t Al Terna St. Stephens day 2010 saw a new record for wind power output in Ireland. At 4:15 pm on the 26th of December, Irish wind power output reached 1,228 MW according to Eirgrid. This meant that 33% of all electricity being used in Ireland was produced by wind energy. via Irish Energy News […]

The Energy Transition: Steps Towards a World Without Oil 12/16/10

The Energy Transition: Steps Towards a World Without Oil with Terry Morrone, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Adelphi University The forum is at 7 PM, December 16, 2010 in the auditorium of the Huntington Public Library. Topics include 1-Need for the Change 2-Cost of the Transition in Dollars 3-Cost in Energy 4-Relative advantages of Solar, Wind, Geothermal, Coal, Nuclear, […]

The Push to Revive and Expand Nuclear Power 10/8/10

The Push to Revive and Expand Nuclear Power with Karl Grossman Friday, October 8, 2010 at 8:00pm Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library 1125 Broadway Hewlett, New York Karl Grossman has specialized in investigative reporting for more than 45 years.Grossman is the author of many books, including The Wrong Stuff; The Space Program’s Nuclear Threat to Our Planet and […]

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