Fossil fuels now provide about 80 percent of the energy Americans use. While everyone understands that these are non-renewable energy sources, Americans act as if they were. The reality is that America’s remaining technically recoverable oil, natural gas, and coal endowment is finite. As America achieves energy independence and Continue reading 66 – Understanding America’s Energy Security Challenge
Through the Spacefaring Institute™, a series of five videos on the Spacefaring Institute YouTube® channel are being posted focusing on energy and environmental security explaining why the United States should undertake an orderly transition from fossil fuels to space-based solar energy. The first video, “Understanding the CO2 Issue”, addresses the environmental Continue reading 65 – Understanding the CO2 Issue
On May 31, 2016, this article was published in The Space Review. (A PDF of the article is here.) UPDATE: Links have been restored. Author’s note: I suggest readers should first ask themselves two key questions: Do you believe fossil fuels should be replaced with sustainable energy? If so, Continue reading 64 – Space Review article: Petitioning the US to take the lead in space solar power – UPDATE 2
Visit change.org to sign the petition.
Dr. David Livingston hosts the The Space Show live on the Internet several times a week. He has been doing this for quite a while and has conducted several thousand interviews. On May 13, 2016, I was on The Space Show discussing the reasons for undertaking space solar power Continue reading 62 – Mike Snead discussed space solar power on The Space Show