Monthly Archives: August 2016

Utilities Fighting Lower Electric Bill Zombie Apocalypse

Has this summer’s heat waves got you worrying about a high electric bill? Your electric utility is worried too. But in a different way. Increasingly, clean technologies like solar, batteries and smart appliances are costing less due to global growth … Continue reading

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Obesity Death Rate Now Approximates Smoking

Linking Big Food’s health impacts to those of cigarettes is based on the Center For Disease Control’s (CDC) analysis of our national weight gain. Our national weigh crisis is now a health epidemic. It is literally killing us. 300,000 Americans … Continue reading

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What If Electric Cars Win

The U.S. last year bought a record 17 million gasoline powered cars and trucks. To most Americans the idea of driving an electric car is a “California thing.” But this perception of electric cars will soon be tested. In 2017 … Continue reading

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Three Surprising Reasons For Low Oil Prices

The smiles on our faces while pumping gasoline comes from a historic 50% fall in oil prices. Most news commentators point to an oil over supply as the reason. But that begs the question of why? Since 1974 OPEC (Organization … Continue reading

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New CDC Report Documents Our Weight Crisis

The CDC’s most recent study documents how much weight we have gained since 1994. On average, white, non-Hispanic women have added almost 18 pounds while African American women have added 22 pounds. White, non-Hispanic men have added approximately 16 pounds … Continue reading

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