Tame Bear on March 26th, 2011

Few know it now, but we stand at the leading edge of one of the greatest cultural and spiritual renaissances the world has ever known. We have emerged from the greatest financial calamity our country has seen in nearly a hundred years. We appear to be as divisive as ever — some would say more […]

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Tame Bear on November 20th, 2010

Is Chevrolet ashamed of their new plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle? Their marketing slogan is “More car than electric.” It seems an odd way to sell a car to people interested in buying an electric vehicle. The Chevy Volt is a powerful, stylish sports car. Clearly they opted for performance over energy efficiency. “More muscle than milage.” […]

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Tame Bear on May 10th, 2010

Oil Rig Burning It is the worst man-made ecological disaster since the Exxon Valdez Alaskan oil spill of 1989. When British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon oil platform ignited, burned, and sank, it left in its fiery wake an uncontrollable gusher of crude oil beneath the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Even now — three weeks […]

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Tame Bear on February 24th, 2010

Electricity from a box in your backyard? Bloom Energy is making them for commercial businesses — they’re about the size of a parking space. The first ones (definitely business-sized) cost about $750,000 and can generate 100Kwh of electricity. But within a decade we may be able to buy these for our home. Bloom Energy CEO […]

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