Alternative Energy

Republican Congress Moves to Privatize Public Land

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Editor-in-Chief – We hate to say we told you so. But it is what it is. Donald J. Trump has not even been inaugurated president yet and the privatization of public land has already begun. On the very day we published a…

The Problem of Over Commercialization and Privatization of the National Parks

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. – The snow was coming down pretty hard October 5 when we pulled into the Old Faithful Geyser compound, grand central station in the world’s first national park. That’s where private concessionaires Delaware North and Xantara operate the Old…

Wind Power Continues Steady Growth Across the U.S.

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Jeff Brady – The U.S. wind power industry is celebrating after reaching a new milestone in November: 70 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity. “That’s enough to power about 19 million homes,” says Michael Goggin, senior director of research at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). There…

More Large Global Companies Join Green Revolution and Switch to Renewable Energy

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Some of the world’s largest companies are setting long-term targets to power operations with renewable energy, especially solar, in what analysts are calling a wave of commitments by corporations to get serious about fighting climate change due to human induced global warming.…

Solar Power Set for Record Year, in Spite of Critics on the Right

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – In spite of the naysayers on the political right, solar power continues to grow as a significant source of energy in the economy of the United States, setting records every year, according to a new report out from the…