South Dakota Governor claims success in reducing covid. I don’t think so!
Texas – home of the Enron accounting scandal and energy deregulation shows the limits of letting free market theory drive electricity generation. We are learning that there were terrible winter storms 10 years ago in 2011. El Paso, Texas was one place badly affected by that. It invested in winterization initiatives and as a resultContinue reading “Texas shows the limits of free markets in Energy”
Making great progress on vaccination and covid case reduction
Why Wind Turbines In Cold Climates Don’t Freeze: De-Icing And Carbon Fiber — Read on http://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/scottcarpenter/2021/02/16/why-wind-turbines-in-cold-climates-dont-freeze-de-icing-and-carbon-fiber/amp/ Texas leadership hasn’t prepared for climate change. While leaders criticize renewable energy sources, in other colder climates they are better prepared and don’t have these issues. Republican leadership for over 20 years and they deny accountability. Let’s also notContinue reading “Why Wind Turbines In Cold Climates Don’t Freeze: De-Icing And Carbon Fiber”
Expect more politicization of renewable energy as some have suggested that frozen wind turbines are the cause for the blackouts in Texas However a closer read of the facts shows that renewable energy is only a small part of electricity production in Texas. Natural gas is the largest and it is here that they haveContinue reading “Frozen Wind Power isn’t the cause of Texas rolling blackouts”
apple.news/AwkYEubFyRW2l0UhbouGyjA Full transparency is required to learn lessons from this pandemic and to refine our playbook for the next one. Already it seems that NY has acknowledged the playbook needs to change by not allowing recovering patients to return to nursing homes right away. Reading between the lines it looks like he was prioritizing freeingContinue reading “Cuomo begins to take heat over nursing home related deaths”
What a difference two weeks. Comparing data from the CDC website on COVID vaccinations – between Jan 24th and Feb 7th – here’s what I found An increase of 18 million doses delivered An increase of 17 million doses administered # of people with 1+ shot increased by almost 12 million people 8 states nowContinue reading “Two Weeks in US Vaccination History”
There’s light at the end of the tunnel…. vaccinations exceed cases; hospitalizations are reducing