11 Aug '11, 8pm

To the heat & drought as expected from climate change Perry proposes neither adaptation nor mitigation but supplication

To the heat & drought as expected from climate change Perry proposes neither adaptation nor mitigation but supplication

Perry has been less supportive of solar energy, refusing to back a non-wind renewable standard that solar advocates have sought. With all the sun Texas is getting this year, that's looking awfully short-sighted. The crippling heat has had residents cranking the air-conditioning and setting records for energy demand, leading on at least one day to electricity prices 40 times higher than usual . As Christopher Mims writes at Grist , "if Texas had a German- or Chinese-style incentive for its residents to install solar panels, it could save itself enormous amounts of money on sunny summer days, when high demand is matched by high output from solar panels." And if the state adopted a suite of solar-promoting policies, it could do a better job of attracting and retaining solar companies, which currently are jumping ship to more solar-friendly states like California, according to...

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Rick Perry's environmental record

Rick Perry's environmental record

mnn.com 11 Aug '11, 9pm

Perry does have a bit of a green in his record. In fact, as governor, Perry was instrumental in 2009 in passing a $5,000 i...

Rick Perry prays for an end to drought and EPA regulations:

Rick Perry prays for an end to drought and EPA ...

grist.org 09 Aug '11, 7pm

Rick Perry. Photo: Gage Skidmore Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Texas Gov. Rick Perry may be announcing his bid for ...

Rick Perry: Praying for Rain, Ignoring Climate Science:

Rick Perry: Praying for Rain, Ignoring Climate ...

planetsave.com 06 Aug '11, 5pm

The sad thing is, Rick Perry and his GOP are doing nothing to prevent future heat waves and droughts like these, or worse,...

Rick Perry, Here’s an Image for You.. | Planetsave

Rick Perry, Here’s an Image for You.. | Planetsave

planetsave.com 06 Aug '11, 10pm

There are a ton of climate science and heat record graphs I would love to show Rick Perry and his clan, but I have a suspi...

Rick Perry on climate change and Texas agricult...

grist.org 17 Aug '11, 6pm

Cross-posted from ThinkProgress Green . In the decades since switching from supporting Al Gore in 1988 to becoming a Repub...

Rick Perry thinks Texas climate scientists are in a ‘secular carbon cult’

Rick Perry thinks Texas climate scientists are ...

grist.org 15 Aug '11, 10pm

For example, they have seen the headlines in the past year about doctored data related to global warming. They know we hav...

The Imperfect President Scholar(ship)

blinkymummy.blogspot.com 13 Aug '11, 5am

RE: No perfect score, but still a President's Scholar President Scholar holds Imperfect Scores Someone online is of the vi...

Thousands Gather for Rick Perry's Prayer Rally ...

care2.com 07 Aug '11, 10am

American Right Wing Protocols of Satan Rick Perry, by exploiting innocent young Christian devotees cannot mask the essenti...

Unpacking Rick Perry's Energy Stance

green.blogs.nytimes.com 21 Aug '11, 2pm

In an article in The Times, Kate Galbraith reviews Rick Perry’s energy record as governor of Texas, which includes promoti...