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T. Boone Pickens Scraps Plans for the World’s Largest Wind Farm

The wind farm would have been in Texas, but transmission problems (getting the energy from the plains to where people live) seem to have been an insurmountable barrier to bringing Pickens’s ambitions to fruition. Apparently financing wasn’t going well either. Sad. … Continue reading

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Are Our Earth Mother’s Oily Boobies Running Dry?: The LA Times on the “Peak Oil” Debate

We’ve long unveiled our Earth Mother, and easily stolen her oily milk and fruits. Maybe that’s over.           Today, in the Los Angeles Times, is a front page article on the Peak Oil debate, in which dueling experts vociferously disagree with … Continue reading

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