A FERC ruling and its opponents

A FERC ruling and its opponents

To my delight, a recent FERC ruling was fair in its treatment of nuclear power and other generating systems. (FERC is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.) Unfortunately, it’s hard to explain a FERC ruling because all FERC rulings come with a long...
Hope, Panic, and the Grid

Hope, Panic, and the Grid

As the summer winds down, dangerous things are happening on the grid. As an example, nobody thinks the California rolling blackouts are over.  As a matter of fact, it might not be too far-fetched to say, “If you are hopeful about the grid right now, you aren’t paying...
Tips for Publishing Op-Eds

Tips for Publishing Op-Eds

Tips for Publishing Op-Eds and Letters Pro-nuclear op-eds and letters-to-the-editor reach a large audience.  While many newspapers do indeed  struggle with decreasing circulations, newspapers such as the Mercury News of San Jose California have daily circulation...
Defeating the trolls

Defeating the trolls

  Trolls on your website In my book, Campaigning for Clean Air, I state my philosophy of blogging: No Trolls! I strongly believe that you should not allow trolls onto your blog.  Your blog has your name on it.  What you allow to be posted is your own business....