Category: Environment

Energy Security Now A Kitchen Table Issue After Russian Invasion

This week’s Courier Herald column: This week I found myself in Athens Georgia, back on the grounds of my alma mater and our state’s flagship University.   The occasion wasn’t even football related, as many returning alumni trips are.  After writing about UGA’s Center for International Trade and Security’s work on energy policy several months ago

Do Georgia’s Senators Side With Unions Or Georgia’s Workers?

This week’s Courier Herald column: A few months ago I wrote a column suggesting that it was time to accept electric vehicles as mainstream.  Too many, mostly from conservative political circles, associate the advancement in technology with overreaching political agendas. The two concepts can and should be treated separately.  Adapting to new technologies and incorporating

Mocking Earth Day Is Poor Form, Bad Strategy

This week’s Courier Herald column: This week marks the 52nd celebration of Earth Day, a celebration first observed on April 22nd, 1970.  How this day is viewed is likely determined by two highly correlated variables. The distance between the first Earth Day and the birthdate of one considering the holiday would tend to show a

Action Needed On Energy Now

This week’s Courier Herald column: The war against Covid-19 has at least two main fronts.  We are simultaneously battling a virus while searching for effective treatments and a vaccine.  Lawmakers and policymakers are also attempting to make sure the recession that will be caused by our “Great Time Out” doesn’t turn into a sustained depression. 

Isakson, Perdue Update Disaster Relief Efforts, Resources.

From a press release, with links to helpful information near the end: WASHINGTON – In the wake of Hurricane Irma’s impact on Georgia, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today released additional information on aid and recovery efforts while praising the thorough and direct responses of local, state and federal preparedness officials.