Another publicly larded solar company – this one wants to walk away from their solar manufacturing plant

BOSTON (AP) — Evergreen Solar is asking a bankruptcy judge for permission to walk away from its former plant in Devens. The company, which received tens of millions in state aid before shuttering its facilities last year and moving its manufacturing operations to China, filed the notice in federal bankruptcy court in Delaware on Monday.…

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Historic March Snowstorm Along Oregon Coastline

From Steve Pierce, President, Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society Vancouver, Washington (March 13th 2012) – “Many residents along the coastline of Oregon awoke Tuesday morning to no power, downed trees, closed roads and as much as 8″ of snow in a rare one-two punch. This storm will likely go down in the record…

Climate skepticism blamed on the economy, stupid

Of course, things like lack of any warming trend for a decade couldn’t have anything to do with it. Could it? Climategate? Glaciergate? Fakegate? Naw. It’s the economy, stupid. Source: http://www.woodfortrees.org/plot/hadcrut3gl/from:2001/plot/hadcrut3gl/from:2001/trend Climate Change Skepticism Stems from Recession, UConn Study Finds By: Christine Buckley, CLAS Today In recent years, the American public has grown increasingly skeptical…

Font issue with IE8 fixed

Per our previous thread, WordPress.com tech support advises: We were able to track down the issue with Ad Control and fix it for you. It appears to have been IE-specific, so you may need to clear your browser’s cache to notice a difference. So do that, or start using Chrome or Firefox or Opera or…