69 – Space Review article: A Trump Administration path to advance commercial space solar power

On December 12, 2016, this article was published in The Space Review. (A PDF of the article is here.) Author’s note: This article mostly recapped comments that I made in articles published earlier in 2016 at The Space Review. The political, economic, and energy security potential of space-based sustainable energy Continue reading 69 – Space Review article: A Trump Administration path to advance commercial space solar power

68 – Understanding Why Wind and Ground Solar Energy Cannot Replace Fossil Fuels

America faces two critical challenges this century. The first is responding to the uncertainty that the abnormally high and rising atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) level will have detrimental environmental consequences for human civilization. The second is replacing the diminishing U.S. technically recoverable fossil fuel endowment with new non-fossil fuel energy Continue reading 68 – Understanding Why Wind and Ground Solar Energy Cannot Replace Fossil Fuels

58 – Space Review series (Part 3): US Terrestrial Non-Fossil Fuel Energy vs. Space Solar Power

  On March 14, 2016, the final part of my three-part series on world environmental and US energy security was published in The Space Review. (The PDF of the article is available here.) Author’s note: How the United States responds to the twin environmental and energy security threats created by Continue reading 58 – Space Review series (Part 3): US Terrestrial Non-Fossil Fuel Energy vs. Space Solar Power

57 – Space Review series (Part 2): US Fossil Fuel Energy Insecurity and Space Solar Power

On March 7, 2016, the second of my three-part series on world environmental and US energy security was published in The Space Review. (The PDF of the article is available here.) Author’s note: How the United States responds to the twin environmental and energy security threats created by our substantial Continue reading 57 – Space Review series (Part 2): US Fossil Fuel Energy Insecurity and Space Solar Power

56 – Space Review series (Part 1): The Paris Climate Agreement and Space Solar Power

On February 29, 2016, the first of my three-part series on world environmental and US energy security was published in The Space Review. (The pdf of the article is available here.) Author’s note: How the United States responds to the twin environmental and energy security threats created by our substantial dependence Continue reading 56 – Space Review series (Part 1): The Paris Climate Agreement and Space Solar Power