Posted on | July 30, 2012 | No Comments
In the past month, more than 2,000 high temperature records have been broken across the United States. It’s probable that we are seeing the consequences for our promiscuous use of fossil fuels.
We should make the stabilization of our climate the central organizing principle of our energy policy.
The peak use of electricity occurs each year on the hottest and sunniest days of summer. Yet instead of augmenting our electricity with clean, job-producing solar energy, we ride the merry-go-round of burning more fossil fuel to cool off from ever higher temperatures caused by burning fossil fuels.
This is a dead-end street.
The unpopular CapX2020 project will be detrimental to the stabilization of our climate. These high-voltage transmission lines have not been shown to be needed for Wisconsin. They will, however, facilitate the coal-energy export business from North Dakota to states to the east. click for details