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Australia Switched On for Wave Energy

Australia Switched On for Wave Energy

Carnegie Corporation’s Perth Wave Energy Project nears commissioning and operation phase. Carnegie has previously

USA Deploys Offshore Wind Farms Decades After Europe

USA Deploys Offshore Wind Farms Decades After Europe

Currently there are no offshore wind farms operating in the USA. However, three areas have just recently been selected as

Solar Shingles Can Replace Old Roof Shingles

Solar Shingles Can Replace Old Roof Shingles

Instead of using conventional shingles which just depreciate in value, spend approximately twice as much (which can be

Worlds Largest Solar Thermal Plant in USA Shines

Worlds Largest Solar Thermal Plant in USA Shines

Ivanpah Solar Project was just activated in California’s Mojave Desert supplying clean energy to 140,000 homes. The

Drilling for Oil or Building Pipelines Will Not Lower Pump Prices

Drilling for Oil or Building Pipelines Will Not Lower Pump Prices

The USA can’t drill their way to cheaper fuel prices it is a myth, so the “Drill Baby Drill” chant by the

Incandescent Bulbs in the USA Now Illegal

Incandescent Bulbs in the USA Now Illegal

As of January 1st 2014 it is illegal to import or manufacturer the popular 60-watt and 40-watt light bulbs commonly used

Putting Global Energy Reserves into Relative Perspective

Putting Global Energy Reserves into Relative Perspective

Energy Investment: Where should humanity be investing their time, money and energy? Richard Perez produced this graphic

Help Save a Piece of the Brazilian Rainforest

Help Save a Piece of the Brazilian Rainforest

Keep the Brazilian Rainforest from being destroyed by owning a little bit of it yourself. Nothing offers better protection

Tidal Turbine Turns Tides into Energy

Tidal Turbine Turns Tides into Energy

Siemens has been producing Tidal Power with their SeaGen commercial unit since 2008 in Portaferry Northern Ireland and is

Germany Produces Record-Breaking Solar Power

Germany Produces Record-Breaking Solar Power

In a single month (July 2013) sunny Germany produces a world record breaking 5.1 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity from

Mayor Crushes Car with Tank Parked in Bike Lane

Mayor Crushes Car with Tank Parked in Bike Lane

According to the World Resources Institute the USA has easily been the worse offender over the last 150 years when it

Where Did all the Mass Public Transport Go in the USA?

Where Did all the Mass Public Transport Go in the USA?

Most people alive today don’t realize that in the past almost EVERY city in the USA did have mass electric powered

What Makes Canadian Oil Sands so Bad?

What Makes Canadian Oil Sands so Bad?

Even if approved USA residents don’t have to wait until after the Keystone XL Pipeline is complete to experience a

Green Benefits of Coffee Grounds

Green Benefits of Coffee Grounds

Millions of tons of used coffee and tea should be going into the ground or your garden instead of the trash bin and could

New Batteries Make Superman Fly

New Batteries Make Superman Fly

It’s a bird, it’s a plane no it’s lithium-ion battery electric-powered flying superman. You might think

Daryl Hannah Arrested for Pipeline Protest

Daryl Hannah Arrested for Pipeline Protest

Daryl Hannah an actress best known for her parts in over forty feature films: Splash, Steel Magnolias, Wall Street, Blade

EPA-DOT Propose Positive Changes

EPA-DOT Propose Positive Changes

New long overdue US Auto Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Regulations Proposed, which would result in historic fuel economy

Climate Change Research

Exit Glacier in Alaska Makes Exit

Exit Glacier in Alaska Makes Exit

Sarah Palin might be able to see Russia, but refuses to look in her backyard to see Exit Glacier making an exit. Exit Glacier is one of 38 glaciers in the Harding Icefield (the largest icefield [Continue]

New NASA Satellite to Silence Climate Change Deniers?

New NASA Satellite to Silence Climate Change Deniers?

The OCO-2 Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 or aka the Climate Change or Carbon Cycle Observatory is now in orbit after being successfully launched on July 2 at 2:56 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force [Continue]

Apps That Put Climate Change Arguments to Rest

Apps That Put Climate Change Arguments to Rest

Two free applications that will help silence Climate Change and Global Warming Skeptics permanently. Climate Mobile by GeoOptics Inc. Climate Mobile (aka CliMate) is a free application available on [Continue]

BBC Documentary: Are We Changing Planet Earth?

BBC Documentary: Are We Changing Planet Earth?

David Attenborough does a 30 year comparison between natural science knowledge now and some of the most significant changes that have occurred since his various previous famous BBC Documentary series [Continue]

BBC Documentary: Can We Save Planet Earth?

BBC Documentary: Can We Save Planet Earth?

Sir David Attenborough presents the Dangers and some of the solutions. The title of the documentary is somewhat misleading, as the planet will continue to survive the real question is whether or not [Continue]

Chasing Ice (2012) Movie Review

Chasing Ice (2012) Movie Review

James Balog a photographer for National Geographic deploys time-lapse cameras over a multiple year period to document an Extreme Ice Survey of Arctic glaciers. Chasing Ice is an important movie to [Continue]

350.org Do the Math Tour Spawns Movie

350.org Do the Math Tour Spawns Movie

Back in 2012 Bill McKibben and 350.org toured 20 US cities using a sustainable bus to help alert and educate the population to the terrifying math that now indicates that worldwide fossil fuel [Continue]

3 Minute Video How Global Warming Works

3 Minute Video How Global Warming Works

It’s near impossible to have a discussion with someone that doesn’t understand the topic at even the most basic level. With luck this video can help start to get more people on the same page when [Continue]

Senator Sanders Gives A Wake Up Call on Global Warming

Senator Sanders Gives A Wake Up Call on Global Warming

The greatest crisis facing our planet is only getting 8 minutes a year of discussion time on Sunday Morning news shows. Bernie Sanders the Independent U.S. Senator for Vermont makes some of the [Continue]

Top Dirty Thirty Countries by CO2 Emissions

Top Dirty Thirty Countries by CO2 Emissions

In answer to the question: What countries are currently responsible for causing Global Warming and Climate Change? The correct answer is…Everyone alive is responsible! However, some countries are [Continue]

Finally Positive Proof of Global Warming!

Finally Positive Proof of Global Warming!

This wonderful joke was shared with me anonymously by someone with a great sense of humor, thanks again it really made me chuckle. I will say (even though it would be kind of a personal sacrifice on [Continue]

Methane the Most Underestimated Global Warming Villain?

Methane the Most Underestimated Global Warming Villain?

Methane and Methane Hydrates are perhaps the biggest Global Warming wildcards which have the highest potential to create a game over doomsday scenario for humanity. Methane emissions are not being [Continue]

Forbes.com Fibs to 300,000+ About Climate Change

Forbes.com Fibs to 300,000+ About Climate Change

While the clear majority of the news media correctly focused on the record amount of ice loss in the Arctic (the North Pole) that smashed ALL previous seasonal records. The editors of Forbes magazine [Continue]

Why Worry About a LITTLE Melting Ice?

Why Worry About a LITTLE Melting Ice?

Could this become the quote of the epoch? Let’s hope not. Obviously some Global Warming issues might be much larger than most sane people would care to admit. This cloudless photo comes courtesy of [Continue]

Worlds Largest Insurance Underwriter Blames Climate Change

Worlds Largest Insurance Underwriter Blames Climate Change

Munich Re, the world’s biggest reinsurer, says that reinsurers should take into account the fact that climate change has boosted natural catastrophes when they price weather disaster insurance. [Continue]

David Mitchell Global Warming Burden of Proof Video

David Mitchell Global Warming Burden of Proof Video

BBC funny man David Mitchell gets serious on his soapbox about Global Warming and Climate Change. He says the logical burden of proof after 97% of Climate Scientists and nearly ALL scientifically [Continue]

Global Warming and Climate Change Peer-Reviewed Evidence List #01

Global Warming and Climate Change Peer-Reviewed Evidence List #01

  What exactly is the scientific (peer-reviewed) evidence that best represents the current scientific consensus about Climate Change and Global Warming? I have collected this information in [Continue]

Bill Nye Science Guy Explains Climate Change

Bill Nye Science Guy Explains Climate Change

Two Climate Change videos: One short and one long that explains the basic science behind climate change and global warming. The first video is narrated by Bill Nye the well known Science Guy and the [Continue]

Stephen Hawking Quotes on Climate Change and Global Warming

Stephen Hawking Quotes on Climate Change and Global Warming

A collection of Stephen Hawking Quotes and Videos about Climate Change and Global Warming. “As scientists, we understand the dangers of nuclear weapons and their devastating effects, and we are [Continue]

Climate Change Island Refugees Become Famous

Climate Change Island Refugees Become Famous

Residents of 33 atolls that make up the Kiribati Island nation in the South Pacific have become de facto celebrities for all the wrong reasons. The citizens of Kiribati are some of the first climate [Continue]

Jokes & Laughs

100,000 Petition to Name Storms After Climate Change Skeptics

100,000 Petition to Name Storms After Climate Change Skeptics

Climatenamechange.org creates Severe Storm Name Change Video and Petition, as a novel solution to help deal with Climate Change deniers that are [Continue]
Finally a Fair and Balanced Climate Change Debate

Finally a Fair and Balanced Climate Change Debate

John Oliver’s weekly HBO Comedy News Show “Last Week Tonight”, has been the only News show on the planet so far to accurately attempt to [Continue]
Sean Lennon-Yoko Ono Sing Do Not Frack My Mother

Sean Lennon-Yoko Ono Sing Do Not Frack My Mother

Sean Lennon & Yoko Ono take on a serious problem using a sense of humor and a protest song. Being able to make people smile and laugh while [Continue]
Conan O’Brien Totally Exposes Mainstream Media

Conan O’Brien Totally Exposes Mainstream Media

Conan O’Brien and his staff does a pretty good job of pointing out the obvious and rather scary current state of affairs when it comes to real [Continue]
Happy Global Warming in New York Song

Happy Global Warming in New York Song

Inspired after attending a series of TED talks in 2006 Jill Sobule an American singer-songwriter best known for the 1995 single “I Kissed a [Continue]
NASA Debunks Mayan Calendar End of World Prophecy?

NASA Debunks Mayan Calendar End of World Prophecy?

Mayan Calendar Joke: NASA opts for an early release of an end of world Mayan Calendar video prior to the date specified as the end of the world by [Continue]

Ideas Worth Sharing

Myers-Briggs ENTJ, INFJ etc it is a Great Tool!

Myers-Briggs ENTJ, INFJ etc it is a Great Tool!

I don’t want you to think I’m a major freak about this personality test stuff. However, I am fairly familiar with the Myers-Briggs test (which is mostly used for job placement by fortune 500 companies), as I’ve given it to about 200+ people over the years [Continue]

Fossil Fuel Facts

Chevron Unwittingly Supports Alternative Energy

Chevron Unwittingly Supports Alternative Energy

Chevron Corporation creates video to help justify the high cost of gasoline to their consumers and ends up making a solid case for alternative energy in the process. Chevron Corporation created a video in 2011 to help justify to their consumers the high cost of gasoline, and they successfully do an excellent job of covering [Continue]

Burridge Biz Promotions

About Burridge biz

About Burridge biz

Burridge biz in addition to providing traditional marketing and consulting business services, has expanded into internet and social networking [Continue]

Fav Food & Recipes

Ham Bone Bean Soup Recipe

Ham Bone Bean Soup Recipe

Ham & Bean soup is one of my favorite cold weather cooking recipes. 1 1/2 lbs of smoked ham and one ham bone from previous festive meal. 6-9 [Continue]

Cajun Turkey Spicy Sausage Chili Recipe

Cajun Turkey Spicy Sausage Chili Recipe

2 1/2 lbs of ground Turkey 14-28 oz hickory smoked Spicy Andouille Sausage ( Andouille Sausage is typically made with pork, but can also have turkey [Continue]

Killer Coconut & Cherry Brownie Recipe

Killer Coconut & Cherry Brownie Recipe

(aka Ken’s Killer Ultimate Coconut & Cherry Brownies) Start with any brand or box of brownie mix, however, if possible I would prefer to use [Continue]

Killer Carrot Soup Recipe

Killer Carrot Soup Recipe

I have found it best to just serve this Carrot Soup dish as an appetizer before the main and not tell people what it is made from. This carrot soup [Continue]

Sesame Soy Ginger Vinaigrette

Sesame Soy Ginger Vinaigrette

Trader Ming’s (from Trader Joes) Sesame Soy Ginger Vinaigrette is excellent on salads and for marinating. I often resort to using this product [Continue]

Terrific Tarragon Chicken Salad Recipe

Terrific Tarragon Chicken Salad Recipe

If you or anyone else you know likes the taste of black licorice or anise then this simple Tarragon Chicken Salad Recipe is worth a try. 2 cups [Continue]

Father Knows Coffee Best?

Father Knows Coffee Best?

A freshly ground steaming cup of Trader Joe’s Organic Fair Trade Wake Up Blend Coffee beans is a great way to literally wake up and smell the [Continue]

Trader Joe’s Latin Style Black Bean Soup

Trader Joe’s Latin Style Black Bean Soup

The next time you are in Trader Joe’s do yourself a favor of great flavor by picking up a 32 oz (1 Qt) box of “Trader Joe’s Latin [Continue]

Southwest 5C Crockpot Chicken Chili Recipe

Southwest 5C Crockpot Chicken Chili Recipe

How to make an entire crockpot full of Southwest Chicken Chili. Also known as Ken’s Southwest Five C (5C) Chili: Chicken, Corn, Chipotle, Cumin [Continue]

Reviews

Discovery Channel – Global Warming What You Need To Know

Discovery Channel – Global Warming What You Need To Know

The basic message of the 1 hour and 27 minute special program “Global Warming, What You Need To Know, with Tom Brokaw” is that Global Warming is [Continue]

Gasland Film Review

Gasland Film Review

Currently there are many in the US that believe natural gas is at least part of the best answer to their energy issues, anyone entertaining that idea [Continue]

Six Degrees Could Change the World Film Review

Six Degrees Could Change the World Film Review

National Geographic created the “Six Degrees Could Change the World” 2007 Documentary. National Geographic’s documentary created in [Continue]

The Wine biz

Everything But the Girl (Botta Box of Wine)

Everything But the Girl (Botta Box of Wine)

The Bota Box 2011 Merlot from Manteca California for me should really be renamed “Everything but the girl” box wine. What can I say except that [Continue]

Wine Art by Pam Fandrich

Wine Art by Pam Fandrich

Pamela Fandrich Bio: Pam was born and raised on a small country farm outside the town of Beulah, in western North Dakota. Her love of the outdoors [Continue]

Hungry for Hungarian Merlot?

Hungry for Hungarian Merlot?

If you haven’t sampled some of the Merlot coming out of Hungry now is a great time to try some before everyone discovers this awesome Merlot. [Continue]

Wine Photography by Kenneth Burridge

Wine Photography by Kenneth Burridge

Sample Gallery from the Wine Stock Photo CD/DVD collection from Burridge Biz promotions Inquires for royalty free wine stock photo CDs can be made [Continue]

Box Wine–When More Really is More

Box Wine–When More Really is More

Box wine should be the most popular thing ever for those that like to cook with or drink wine on a daily or semi-regular basis. Typical box wine even [Continue]

2011 Malbec from Bota Box

2011 Malbec from Bota Box

The 2011 Malbec from Bota Box gives more than a strong hint of blueberry and/or blackberry along with some very pleasant earthy tannins. This medium [Continue]

The Buzz about Wine Ice Cream

The Buzz about Wine Ice Cream

Mercer’s Dairy in New York started selling wine ice cream in 2007. Here is the scoop on Wine Ice Cream from Mercer’s Dairy contains 5% [Continue]

Hardys Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve in a Box

Hardys Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve in a Box

Hardys Reserve “Cab Sav” in a box is easily the most consistently good box wine I’ve found while in Australia. I’ve tried a few other cask [Continue]

Recycled Wine Cork Art

Recycled Wine Cork Art

Wine Cork Portraits by Scott Gundersen Recycled Art. 6134 nails 3621 Recycled Wine Corks See more at: www.facebook.com/scottgundersen.art Or once in [Continue]

Wine Bottle Christmas Tree

Wine Bottle Christmas Tree

Wine Art and Gifts Recycled make for a greener holiday season. Perhaps a great new holiday tradition is creating a Christmas Tree using bottles of [Continue]

2011 Old Vine Zinfandel by Bota Box Taste Notes

2011 Old Vine Zinfandel by Bota Box Taste Notes

OK I’m going to make this short and sweet, I mean who really wants to sit around and type up a wine review after they have popped the cork or [Continue]

Grifone Primitivo 2010 Wine Tasting Notes

Grifone Primitivo 2010 Wine Tasting Notes

As two buck Chuck from Trader Joes is no more, trying to find a good replacement is beyond a worthy challenge. Primitivo is basically the Italian [Continue]

The Wine Biz Blog

The Wine Biz Blog

After you have tasted a few thousand bottles of wine you tend to have an opinion. I am most fortunate to have had the opportunity to hang in the [Continue]

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