War on tar sands

The reaction by Bill McKibben and others in the environmental movement to the hiatus on the Keystone pipeline project was premature and, frankly, misguided. I'm thinking Nancy Reagan, "Just say no" misguided. Delaying the project will not keep the oil in the ground in Fort McMurray. The developer has already released plans to reroute the… Continue reading War on tar sands

The price of power

It always cracked me up, when I got accused of runningĀ a "socialist" newspaper, that the worst, most personal abuse I ever got was from Annette Smith and the anti-wind movement. So I'm pleased to see the state is finally pushing forward in a serious way with wind energy in its portfolio. The state's energy plan… Continue reading The price of power