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Fukushima Autumn

Trying to Think Rationally About Fukushima Is A Challenge
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Hawaii Biochar Products Signs Historical Memorandum of Understanding

Hilo, Hawaii — Nobel Laureate Nguyen Huu Ninh, Ph.D., CERED,  Larta Institute, Ecology Farming Corporation and Josiah Hunt, Hawaii Biochar Products agree to sign a memorandum of understanding to help strengthen biochar related proposals in Vietnam. On May 8th, Hawaii Biochar Products, the Center for Environment Research Education and Development (CERED), Ecology Farming Corporation (Ecofarm) and...
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Hawaii Energy Consumers: Do The Math

“I’m trying to think, but nuttin’ happens !” — Curly Howard, The Three Stooges: Calling All Curs, 1939 All too often it seems our political leaders take actions that just don’t add up. Perhaps they didn’t think it through all the way themselves, or perhaps they really did but they are deliberately hoping we don’t figure...
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Rush to Geothermal a Result of Poor Leadership

Rush to Geothermal a Result of Poor Leadership

Solar and wave technologies are the future for Hawai`i, not large scale inter-island geothermal development. Investing in massive geothermal development will limit our other options for the next 30 years. That is a huge mistake. Solar technology is advancing so fast it’s hard to keep up with it, and the price is dropping every year and...
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Geothermal Development in Hawaii, or Not: Some Observations

Geothermal Development in Hawaii, or Not: Some Observations

The staunchest advocates of geothermal development in Hawaii make a leap of blind faith straight from the obvious – the state’s dependency on imported petroleum –- to the not-at-all-obvious –- that extensive geothermal development for generation of electricity is the only alternative that will deliver us from the unsustainable status quo: “Geothermal! The only way!” The...
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