From The EPA

The annual energy bill to run America’s primary and secondary schools is $6 billion.

EIA Report: Renewables Surpass Nuclear Output

According to the most recent issue of the “Monthly Energy Review” by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), renewable energy has passed a milestone as domestic production is now greater than that of nuclear power and is closing in on oil.

Actually It’s Both — Peak Oil and Peak Stuff

“it’s chillingly clear that the real issue is not peak oil — it’s peak stuff. No, there isn’t enough oil. But the world also doesn’t contain enough coal, copper, steel, or wood to enable India, China, Asia, and Africa to develop even European standards of consumption and waste. At least not with current approaches, which assume abundant natural resources combined with only a modicum of brain.”

 

Provocative, But Realistic

We will be able to generate solar power on your rooftop at the same cost. It will bankrupt every power company, and we will reverse the role by subsidizing power companies because we will still need them to keep the lights on at night,” said Kevin Surace, CEO of Serious Materials, an energy efficiency building product and service provider.