On the eve of the Olympics, Reuters reports that Cypress Mountain, home of the 2010 Olympic snowboarding and freestyle skiing events had to close to the public two weeks earlier than anticipated due to poor snow conditions.
So Massachusetts brought the sky down on the Democratic majority in the US Senate. And a body that was at best dysfunctional is now considered non-functional. The gloom-and-doomers are writing the obituary for a cap and trade system in the US. Well, cowboy up! I donât think we should write it off so easily.
The US Department of Energy has an aggressive Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) for at least two reasons. First, energy efficiency is clearly going to be a competitive edge over the coming years. But equally important is that 75% of US energy consumption is done by industrial and commercial users.