Posted March 8, 2006
A few years ago my neighbor's eight-year old son left his front gate open, resulting in the family dog running away. For days the kid was in tears. As would any child who lost his dog, especially knowing that it was his fault for leaving the gate open.
Posted March 1, 2006
It's easy to talk about something when you have conviction. The truth is, sometimes you can have so much belief in your cause that expertise comes secondary to passion, and the information gets muddled
Posted February 22, 2006
It's 2:45 a.m. in Las Vegas. I'm up a few hundred bucks and still sober. The curvy cocktail waitresses with the plastic smiles and twinkles in their eyes didn't miss a beat. My Jack and Coke-filled highball never went dry
Posted February 15, 2006
On Monday, Luke Burgess wrote an excellent article regarding the connection between oil dependency and a conventional agricultural system reliant upon this shrinking resource
Posted February 8, 2006
Back in 2002 I took my fourth trip to Gottingen, Germany - a small, university town just north of Frankfurt and east of Dortmund.
Posted February 1, 2006
Driving through the magnificent landscape of the Cascade Mountains on my way to Seattle, I stopped off at a log cabin rest stop for a cup of overpriced coffee and an organic breakfast. That's one of the many reasons I love visiting the state of Washington
Posted January 25, 2006
Over the weekend I had lunch with my 90-year-old grandmother. Nearly a full century old, the woman is tough as nails and sharp as a tack. And she's often more than willing to prove it
Posted January 18, 2006
Here's the four-line instant message conversation that put the biggest sh&%-eating grin on my face last Thursday afternoon
Posted January 11, 2006
You see, tomorrow is the day that a larger CSI proposal will be voted upon. And this one is worth billions! That's right - Billions.
Posted January 4, 2006
Environmentalists who once saturated liberal airwaves with finger-pointing, whining and laughable boycotts against big oil are now sharing those airwaves with their money-centric foes.
Posted December 28, 2005
However, are we as investors being given all the necessary variables of the 'efficiency' equation to make an educated decision?
Posted December 21, 2005
And that's been my argument all along. My argument is that regardless if we get oil from Alaska or not, it doesn't eliminate the fact that we need to find other sources of energy besides oil. And if that's the case, why allocate resources to an energy source whose supply is declining at a dramatic rate.
Posted December 14, 2005
I've never made it a secret that environmental concerns are a priority for me come election time. And when I first heard about the possible drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) I was extremely concerned. I don't care how much oil's up there - I personally don't think it's worth it.
Posted December 13, 2005
But there's nothing naïve and reckless about a company that's finished every year since its IPO with a gain - in one of the fastest growing and most profitable markets in the world today.
Posted December 9, 2005
China-based Suntech Power Holdings has announced that it will be offering 26.38 million American Depositary Shares at $11 to $13 under the proposed NYSE symbol, STP. This deal is expected to be priced next week.