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  • Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is New York Times columnist invades Ukraine:
    Cartoon by Ruben Bolling -- New York Times columnist invades Ukraine
  • Republicans (and a Democrat) use Ukraine tensions to push for more fossil fuels:
    The hallmark of a Republican policy proposal is that it can be adapted to virtually any circumstance. Just as George W. Bush advanced tax cuts as the appropriate response to both budget surplus and deficit, congressional Republicans believe that fossil fuel promotion is the appropriate response to, well, everything. And so they have looked at the vexing problem of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine’s Crimea region and come up with a carefully calibrated answer: “Drill, baby, drill!”
  • What the world would look like if all its five million cubic miles of ice melted.
  • Ed Schultz changes his mind publicly on Keystone XL: The host of The Ed Show on MSNBC had angered opponents of the tar-sands pipeline when he said he favored the project early last month. Afterward, however, he invited numerous guests on his show to discuss the pipeline and its impacts. They finally had their own impact and Schultz reversed himself.
    Schultz traveled to Nebraska and heard the concerns of locals and appears to have come away with reasoning to, despite prior support for approving the pipeline, now oppose it. “I would love to see the President of the United States go to Nebraska and talk to the folks on the ground,” Schultz said Wednesday. “And find out exactly how far down that aquifer goes. And what an oil spill would do.”

    He became passionate as he finalized his change of heart. “This right here, the Keystone XL pipeline that would go over the Ogallala aquifer is one of the biggest energy risks this country will ever take. Ever. Ever! It is going to be one of the most disastrous things if it does leak because it is irreversible.”

  • Condolences on the loss of your husband. Now pay us what you owe us:
    A nasty story from New York, as Shirley Findel, a nearly 80 year old widow, gets a demand letter, out of the blue, for nearly $27,000 from the state.

    Her crime?  Her husband, who was a train engineer with the Long Island Rail Road, died in September, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) went back and checked their books, and someone realized that the railroad had made a mistake when her husband retired back in 1995.

    It seems the state was sending her husband too large of a pension check each month, to the tune of $124.80 too much per month, so now they’d like their $26,707.20 back.

  • Enough solar power now for all the residents of D.C. and five states:
    The US is throwing solar panels onto its roof faster than ever, a new industry report shows. Last year was "record-shattering," its press materials exclaim: "By the end of 2013 there were nearly 13 [Gigawatts] of solar installed in the US—enough to power nearly 2.2 million homes." That's a lot of solar power.

    For some context, consider how many homes that actually is: According to US Census statistics, that's more than the total number of houses in Wyoming (265,162), Alaska (307,594), Washington DC (300,241), Vermont (324,084), South Dakota (368,175) and Delaware (410,321) combined. That's five states and the nation's capital that could run on solar. Theoretically, of course: home energy use and solar availability are major variables. But you get the picture—solar is ramping up fast.  

  • More states are barring cities from having their own gun laws: Gun rights advocates say plethora of divergent laws in different cities creates chaos while state preemptions promote uniformity so people aren't confused. But listen to them howl when mention of having uniformity imposed by federal law.
  • On today's Kagro in the Morning show, Monte Frank of Team 26 joined us to announce this weekend's Sandy Hook Ride On Washington. Senate vs the CIA, did the watchers watch the watchers' watchers? Are SSCI staffers in Snowden's shoes?

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  •  Alison Lundergan Grimes schools McConnell (11+ / 0-)

    I live under the bridge to the 21st Century.

    by Crashing Vor on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:01:20 PM PST

  •  I'm excited about our special guest (9+ / 0-)

    poster happening any moment - Senator Boxer!

    I have the honor of helping to promote the latest #NoKXL Blogathon this week, “Public Comments,” in order to elicit comments to the State Department between now and Friday night (11:59 PM EST).  




    Keystone XL Pipeline "Public Comments" Blogathon: March 3-7, 2014


    Diary Schedule - All Times Pacific




    Let your voice be heard by opposing the Keystone XL Pipeline.  
    The deadline for submission of comments is 11:59 pm on March 7, 2014.

    This Daily Kos blogathon team is part of a coalition seeking public comments to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline.  More details are in this diary posted on Monday, March 3 by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse - Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, Van Jones, Winona LaDuke in DK Blogathon XL Comment Campaign, .

    Please tweet all diaries posted during the week, feel free to link to your Facebook pages, and remember to republish each diary to your DK Groups.

    • Thursday, March 6

    8:00 am: FishOutofWater.
    11:00 am: Van Jones, President & Co-founder of Rebuild the Dream.

    NOON:  Special Guest: Senator Barbara Boxer
    1:00 pm: catilinus.
    3:00 pm: James Wells.




    XL Pipeline "Public Comments" Blogathon: March 3-7, 2014




    Let your voice be heard by opposing the Keystone XL Pipeline.  
    The deadline for submission of comments is March 7, 2014.

    Writing public comments in opposition to the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline is as easy as posting comments at Daily Kos. This is your opportunity to make your voice heard directly to the White House without interference by the media, lobbyists or the GOP.  We have until March 7 to express our views on whether or not building the big tar sands pipeline is in the vital national interest of the United States.

    You can write your own comment to post at regulations.gov. Or, you can copy from one of the comment templates available from the list below. It's preferrable to tweak the template a little with your own words so that it does not resemble a boilerplate comment.
    In the past, public comments have absolutely made a difference.  Please don't delay as it is the last opportunity to affect this public debate.  Submit your comments today.


    For more helpful tips, please consult "Tips for Submitting Effective Comments" at regulations.gov, the website where you will be posting your comments.  Additional details about some of the guest diarists are in this diary by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse.  

    350.org

    Bold Nebraska

    Center for Biological Diversity

    CCAN or Chesapeake Climate Action Network

    CREDO

    Energy Action Coalition

    Environmental Action

    Friends of the Earth

    League of Conservation Voters

    Moms Clean Air Force

    Montana Environmental Information Center

    National Wildlife Federation

    Natural Resources Defense Council

    Northern Plains Resource

    Oil Change International

    Rainforest Action Network

    Sierra Club
    Our Daily Kos community organizers are Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse, rb137, JekyllnHyde, citisven, peregrine kate, John Crapper, Aji, and Kitsap River, with Meteor Blades serving as the group's adviser.


    Please republish these diaries to your Daily Kos Groups.  You can also follow all postings by clicking this link for the Climate Change SOS Blogathon Group. Then, click 'Follow' and that will make all postings show up in 'My Stream' of your Daily Kos page.

    If we really want to straighten out all this crap we really need to think about shit - Holy Shit.

    by John Crapper on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:04:10 PM PST

  •  Who couldn't see this freight train coming? (7+ / 0-)
    Republicans use Putin as an excuse to push fossil fuel projects.
    It's the final push for the Keystone XL approval. Scare the living 'gas lines' out of people.


    I just missed being run over by the wheel of good fortune. The guy standing next to me was not so lucky.

    by glb3 on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:05:39 PM PST

    •  ...and the Koch brothers are the train conductors. (5+ / 0-)


      I just missed being run over by the wheel of good fortune. The guy standing next to me was not so lucky.

      by glb3 on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:09:22 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

      •  Putin is actually a CIA spy working for ... (1+ / 0-)
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        JeffW

        United States. His mission is to cause a military disturbance, threaten someones energy supply, create the opportunity for Keystone XL to become a reality, and then make the Koch brothers even more wealthy so that they can FINALLY buy the White House (would look good with their Congress and Supreme Court).


        I just missed being run over by the wheel of good fortune. The guy standing next to me was not so lucky.

        by glb3 on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:36:51 PM PST

        [ Parent ]

    •  i'm ALMOST convinced (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      JeffW

      That most Republicans are turning into mustache-twirling Captain Planet villains when it comes to environmental issues.an almost knee-jerk "This will make things worse? I MUST do it then!"

      We have no desire to offend you -- unless you are a twit!

      by ScrewySquirrel on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 01:32:55 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

  •  Paul Ryan, Storyteller (7+ / 0-)

    Did you hear that Ryan's story about the kid who wanted a brown bag lunch was lifted from a book called "An Invisible Thread"? Explanation toward the end of Miss Laura's diary, or see Raw Story for more info.

    Don't let him get away with this.

    "The difference between the right word and the almost-right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." -- Mark Twain

    by Brooke In Seattle on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:06:14 PM PST

    •  Such a phony. Just like washing dishes after (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      JeffW

      they'd already been washed.  ALEC has to draft the laws because these parasites don't know how to do much of anything for themselves.  Although Ryan is said to be quite the hydrator, more effective than Rubio who lacks all subtlety.

      Building a better America with activism, cooperation, ingenuity and snacks.

      by judyms9 on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:20:18 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

    •  Buying the School Brown Bags is Cheaper (2+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      JeffW, PsychoSavannah

      than the cost of law enforcement and corrections on inadequately educated poor school kids over the course of their lives.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:28:14 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

    •  Also, (0+ / 0-)

      Wonkette covers it and finds a way to end the story that had me doubled over in laughter.

  •  Koch no Pepsi for Chris Christie (4+ / 0-)
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    fayea, Senor Unoball, Eric Nelson, JeffW

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

    Chris Christie Stands Up For Koch Brothers At CPAC: They're 'Great Americans'

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spoke to thousands of conservative activists Thursday, burnishing his Republican credentials by touting his efforts to stand up to unions, reform entitlement programs and oppose abortion. Christie also defended Charles and David Koch, the billionaires who have helped sustain the conservative movement and have come under attack from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).

    "What they're for in Washington, D.C., is that the leader of Senate Democrats stand up and rail against two American entrepreneurs who have built a business, created jobs, and created wealth and philanthropy in this country. Harry Reid should get back to work and stop picking on great Americans who are creating great things in our country," said Christie at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference. His audience applauded.

    In recent days, Reid has been calling out the Koch brothers and their role in the political system. On the Senate floor Tuesday, he said the two men had received an excellent return on their investment in the 2010 elections, since the GOP majority in the House has since helped block laws and regulations that would have protected the health of Americans. Reid said the duo were now trying to use their wealth to buy the Senate in 2014.

    "Senate Republicans have opposed workplace standards that might cost the Koch brothers a few extra dimes, a few extra dollars, maybe. And the Koch brothers are returning the favor with huge donations to Republican Senate candidates, either directly or indirectly. Senate Republicans ... are addicted to Koch," Reid said.

    I want 1 less Tiny Coffin, Why Don't You? Support The President's Gun Violence Plan.

    by JML9999 on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:08:58 PM PST

  •  Gotta give Big Eddie credit for (10+ / 0-)

    1) Not being afraid to take a position that's not "liberal" when he thinks it's the right thing to do.

    2) Being willing to listen to people he disagrees with and having an open enough mind to be able to admit when he was mistaken.

    You might very well think that; I couldn't possibly comment.

    by MikePhoenix on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:12:22 PM PST

  •  Ed shows a progressive trait: he is open (7+ / 0-)

    minded, and therefore can change his mind on something. Bravo Ed. I am so proud of you!

  •  John Bolton running for President in 2016? (5+ / 0-)

    http://news.yahoo.com/...

    hahahahahaha   Good luck you warmongering weasel.

  •  the inductive and the deductive (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Senor Unoball, Eric Nelson

    http://www.iep.utm.edu/...


    Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network executive director Claire Saxton said that there are hundreds of thousands of people living with ostomies in the United States. “TSA agents need to be trained to listen when someone tells them have a health issue and trained in knowing what an ostomy is. No one living with an ostomy should be afraid of flying because they’re afraid of being humiliated at the checkpoint.”

    Warning - some snark may be above‽ (-9.50; -7.03)‽ eState4Column5©2013 "I’m not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be" - Barack Obama 04/27/2013 (@eState4Column5).

    by annieli on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:16:14 PM PST

  •  I don't feel too much sympathy (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Senor Unoball, Gooserock

    for the woman who has to return the overpayment on the pension. There are many out there who have had their pensions cut - getting paid too much is a problem many would like to have.

    •  That's right... (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      JeffW

      How dare that old man and woman dare live off a pension he spent his life earning? They should have donated the whole thing to the poor in a fit of conscience over receiving more than their fair share. The old lady should just hawk a couple of her diamond rings or one of her furs to pay the state back, too!

      Egads!

      "Nothing happens unless first a dream. " ~ Carl Sandburg

      by davewill on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:31:12 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

      •  He earned a certain amount. (0+ / 0-)

        There was a mistake and EXTRA was given to him. The state is asking that the extra be returned.

        I see nothing wrong with this.

        •  that said, there are ways to do this. (0+ / 0-)

          You send a condolence letter, you explain that
          it's important the widow understand an error was made
          and they are trying to come up with methods
          to resolve it. Recognize she is old and living on a fixed
          income, and see if a small repayment plan and
          perhaps note payable on her death would be possible.

          now this is the state so they are sovereign but in many
          jurisdictions they can only reach back 2 years.

          so if the state has no immunity on contracts or benefits
          errors, it's closer to three thousand.

    •  What's She Supposed to Do, Get a Job (7+ / 0-)

      or sell off a few spare mainsails to raise it? He was a railroad engineer not an investment broker. At 80 years old you're just about out of maneuvering time.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:31:38 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

    •  That's about as unfeeling a comment (5+ / 0-)

      as I have ever read.

      Don't they have seven years from the first check to discover an error, past which they are barred from clawback?

      New York paid have of David Wildstein's $160 000 salary for a non-existent job ... they would be better trying to get that back before they harass an old lady.

      I hope that the quality of debate will improve,
      but I fear we will remain Democrats.

      Who is twigg?

      by twigg on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 01:35:19 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

    •  You're not gaining much approval (0+ / 0-)

      But you're right. The pension plan has a fiduciary duty to recover overpayments.

      "Well, I'm sure I'd feel much worse if I weren't under such heavy sedation..."--David St. Hubbins

      by Old Left Good Left on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 03:57:10 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

    •  well for one... (1+ / 0-)
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      patbahn

             If she can't pay the over payment back maybe she just ought to file bankruptcy.  The lady may even be what one may call judgement proof,i.e. she's a pensioner whose pensions can't be garnished and may not have any  non-exempt assets .I mean if she honestly thought she was supposed to get the previous amount,i.e. not a case of her committing fraud she can probably file bankruptcy . Now the pension fund can certainly reduce what she had been getting to what she should be getting but they probably wouldn't be able to come after her for any of the $27,000 over-payment.

         Just MHO.....

  •  Broke the 1,000,000 barrier! (2+ / 0-)
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    Eric Nelson, patbahn

    Did I miss the big announcement?

    (Probably so...)

    The millionth UID is:

    Twee D3
    http://www.dailykos.com/...

    Man, I hope that does not end up having gone to a spammer......

    As through this world I've wandered,
    I've seen lots of funny men;
    Some will rob you with a six-gun,
    Some with a fountain pen.
    -- Woody Guthrie

    by Senor Unoball on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:18:38 PM PST

  •  Dear Ted (0+ / 0-)

    Please tell us which law President Obama decided not to obey yesterday. Or the day before. Or even today. Since you have declared that he does so on a daily basis, you should be able to come up with an example or two.

    Mind you, I won't be holding my breath, as I value my own health.

    There's no such thing as a Free Information Kit. There is, however, advertising.

    by lotac on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:23:46 PM PST

  •  of course it's about resources. This is what (0+ / 0-)

    I said in a previous post.

    It is not our business. Russia is doing the right thing.  

    According to George Galloway MP: https://www.facebook.com/....

    Russia has a LEGAL right to have 30,000 troops in Ukraine. It has half that and hasn't spilled a DROP of blood...The "prime minister" of Ukraine is self appointed. His "government" is unelected. The actual government was driven out by western backed force...The killing of 77 in Maidan was done by snipers hired by the opposition says Estonia. BBC has yet to broadcast the Ashton tapes proving this...
    I'm not too keen on Alex Jones but at least he is producing the tapes which prove the Kiev snipers are backed by GUESS WHO? http://www.infowars.com/....

    Meanwhile Crimean wants out of Ukraine's corrupt government and plan to vote on it soon. http://america.aljazeera.com/....

    When leaders begin to play a game of chest thumping, scrotum groping, and gullible people start to act like spectators for a country they would not willingly die for, or give a damn about, disaster is the end result.  

    These spectators don't give a hoot about their own hungry, homeless, and jobless countrymen, women and children. Not one person is willing to give up their life for an unknown person.

    Obama has thrown people like

    Samantha Powers

    Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton: Senator Obama decries such characterizations which have no place in this campaign...
    Shirley Sherrod
    The firing of US Department of Agriculture (USDA) employee Shirley Sherrod by the Obama administration, on the basis of false allegations of racism, was one more shameful and cowardly concession to the extreme right.
    and others under the bus when all he had to do was stand firm against gossipers and whiners.  Once again he is lured to act like King of the World thumping his chest at Russia or anyone who doesn't "Do As We Say." Obama has no business meddling in other countries politics on the other side of the world.  Not while we are meddling in others.
    •  Umm... (0+ / 0-)
      I'm not too keen on Alex Jones but at least he is producing the tapes which prove the Kiev snipers are backed by GUESS WHO?
      I don't see how that video ( audio really) proves much of anything. Proof would involve ballistic testing- not just an observation of similar wounds, by an observer who does little work w/ gunshot wounds. Seriously, forensic wound analysis is it's own specialty.
      It is not our business.
      Right there with ya.
      Russia is doing the right thing.
      For Russia.

      Rather remarkable that this is somehow Obama's fault, but sure, whatever...

    •  From David Icke (0+ / 0-)

      http://www.globalresearch.ca/...

      Global Research Editor’s Note

      The following RT report confirms what is already known.  The US Sponsored opposition militia was behind the shooting of civilians on February 20th.

      Civilian casualties were part of this staged agenda, with a view to accusing president Yanukovych of “mass murder”, thereby providing a justification for regime change on humanitarian grounds.

      Read the Report of Russia Today. GR will be releasing additional reports on this issue

      Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research,  March 5, 2014

      *

      The snipers who shot at protesters and police in Kiev were allegedly hired by Maidan leaders, according to a leaked phone conversation between the EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and Estonian foreign affairs minister, which has emerged online.

      “There is now stronger and stronger understanding that behind the snipers, it was not Yanukovich, but it was somebody from the new coalition,” Paet said during the conversation.

      “I think we do want to investigate. I mean, I didn’t pick that up, that’s interesting. Gosh,” Ashton answered.

    •  Wow (0+ / 0-)

      Are you sure it wasn't crypto fascist defense contractors?  A secret cabal of Wall Street investment banks? Space aliens?

      Gotta love the fact that parts of the left are always ready to provide cover for whatever some bloody dictator does.   You can always count on it

  •  C O O L ! ! Beachfront property in (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    JeffW

    the Gran Chaco of western Paraguay!

    (wrt rising seas map if all the ice melted)

    I'm part of the "bedwetting bunch of website Democrat base people (DKos)." - Rush Limbaugh, 10/16/2012 Torture is Wrong! We live near W so you don't have to. Send love.

    by tom 47 on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:26:31 PM PST

    •  honestly (0+ / 0-)

      If the average temperature rises 22°F whatever land we have left will probably be too much.  The fallacy in most of this debate is that the casualities will be animals how have no other habitat, or a few island countries that no one cares about, or real estate investors that are going to have to declare bankruptcy, or, the worse, refineries that will be under water.

      But let us suppose that temperature rises, and instead of seeing temperatures generally between 0 and 100°F, they are between 20 and 120°F.  Some places will be 40 to 140°F.  Others might be -40 to 80°F.  Still, it is not something that we can live in.  In 2003 where the temperatures went over 100°F in many places, somewhere between 50 and 100,000 people died.   Then there was the 10-15% reduction in crop yields.

      Land near oceans is probably going to be increasingly devastated and uneconomical to maintain over the next 25 years.  By this I mean NYC.  

  •  Ed Schultz reversing himself shows precisely why.. (4+ / 0-)

    ..activistism with a foundation of good solid information can change minds in a positive direction.

    I remember when Ed Schultz first stated his reasons for KXL. Part of his his opinion was based on issues concerning the "safer" mode of transportation, which assumed (bought the RWNJ spin) that all of the tar sands will be developed regardless and so why not use the "safest" method of transportation?
    He has since been enlightened that the costs adding up will effect that false assumption.

    Then talking to the actual people who lived there, the farmers and ranchers that were being rolled by TransCanada and finally the Ogallala aquifer:

    “This right here, the Keystone XL pipeline that would go over the Ogallala aquifer is one of the biggest energy risks this country will ever take. Ever. Ever! It is going to be one of the most disastrous things if it does leak because it is irreversible.”
    This is a good thing.

    Montana governor Brian Schweitzer though, has bought the story that since water & oil don't mix (link to Ed Show):

    SCHWEITZER: According to Dr. Gecky (ph), there is no conduit for -- to get there because oil is not water soluble like the chemicals that I just told you about.

    SCHULTZ: OK.

    SCHWEITZER: Water doesn`t mix with oil.

     - emphasis added

    Governor Schweitzer wanted the KXL leg not for Canadian tar sands but for Montana crude so it is disappointing that he has bought this faulty reckoning.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    But mainly I'm kind of struck in a good way, just to see Ed Schultz work through this. This process of changing opinions when faced with the facts on the ground may make a huge difference to blue collar voters who also may have believed and fallen for some of the billion dollar campaign of misinformation for Big OIL interests

    Thx MB

    •  wOOt ! (3+ / 0-)
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      JeffW, GleninCA, patbahn
      "Solar accounted for 29 percent of all new electricity generation capacity in 2013, up from 10 percent in 2012," the report said. "The U.S. installed 4,751 MW of solar PV in 2013, up 41 percent over 2012 and nearly fifteen times the amount installed in 2008."
      [...]
      "Solar accounted for 29 percent of all new electricity generation capacity in 2013, up from 10 percent in 2012," the report said. "The U.S. installed 4,751 MW of solar PV in 2013, up 41 percent over 2012 and nearly fifteen times the amount installed in 2008."
      [...]
      The US Now Has Enough Solar to Power Every Home in Five States and Washington DC
       photo d028f052-4120-4507-9850-7ed205425404_zpse5abfee5.png

      Tipping point

                       :)

      •  Don't get too excited... (1+ / 0-)
        Recommended by:
        GleninCA

        ...about solar 'generating capacity'.  Solar capacity factor is only about 20% (no sunshine, no electricity), far different from fossil, nuclear or hydro, which often have capacity factors > 90%.  Solar needs backup, which in the USA mostly means new gas generating plants.  Storage is the holy grail of renewables, but grid-scale storage, aside from a tiny bit of pumped hydro, does not exist now and is not likely to exist any time soon.

        Obama is still my guy.

        by AKguy on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 04:46:53 PM PST

        [ Parent ]

      •  the growth rate for Solar is spectacular. (1+ / 0-)
        Recommended by:
        Eric Nelson

        that's driving some serious change, as EV cars
        come along this will change the world.

  •  New Diary (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Eric Nelson, patbahn

    "If Wall Street paid a tax on every “game” they run, we would get enough revenue to run the government on." ~ Will Rogers

    by Lefty Coaster on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:52:32 PM PST

  •  Russia is one of the biggest fossil fuel (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    patbahn

    suppliers in the world. And the answer is to increase demand (i.e. price and profits?)

    Not just Rob Ford been smoking crack, it seems.

    Rick Perry - the greatest scientist since Galileo!

    by Bobs Telecaster on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 01:00:32 PM PST

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