Al Gore Makes Amends

Better late than never: Gore makes Nashville home more ‘green’ NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Al Gore, who was criticized for high electric bills at his Tennessee mansion, has completed a host of improvements to make […]

Responsible Ethanol Goes Bankrupt

Last year I wrote a story about an ethanol company that was trying to produce ethanol in a more sustainable fashion: E3 Biofuels: Responsible Ethanol They had a great idea. Use corn to make ethanol, […]

Get Paid to Post

Robert J. Rohatensky is building a site geared toward the discussion of solutions to our energy problems. And if you have some good ideas, you can get paid for your submission. Here is the sales […]

Review: How Can We Outlive Our Way of Life?

“Have the guts to consider the silent consequences when standing in front of the next snake-oil humanitarian.” Nassim Nicholas Taleb in The Black Swan I believe our generation faces a sobering choice: Take serious steps […]

Requesting Feedback on Renewable Diesel Essay

As some of you may know, I am writing the renewable diesel chapter for a book on renewable energy. My submission is due at the end of July. The chapter is well underway, but I […]

My Energy Policy Recommendations

You have been made dictator of the world. Your policies are going to be implemented without question. What new energy policies do you enact? Let’s restrict this to energy, as this could really get way […]

Key Questions on Energy Options

A question was recently posed to me: What is the most important question concerning ethanol production? That got me to thinking about important questions regarding not only ethanol, but all of our energy sources. There […]

My Energy Resolutions for 2007

I will be moving to Scotland by the end of January, and as a result we will be selling our house in the U.S. (as well as both vehicles). This gives me an opportunity to […]

Book Review: Peak Oil Prep

Peak Oil Prep by Mick Winter For some reason I especially like to read books on Peak Oil, sustainability, and energy issues while traveling. Part of the reason is that traveling always makes me reflective. […]

A Conversation on Energy Issues

Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting my friend and first real Peak Oil influence, Dr. Jerry Unruh. Jerry and I did a bit of mountain climbing, some snowshoeing, watched An Inconvenient Truth (I […]