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Arizona Solar Center Blog

Commentary from Arizona Solar Center Board Members and invited contributors.

While blog entries are initiated by the Solar Center, we welcome dialogue around the posted topics. Your expertise and perspective are highly valued -- so if you haven't logged in and contributed, please do so!

We are all frogs

The parable of the frog and boiling water is hundreds of years old. It has been used throughout history as a metaphor for circumstances in life when people are unable to see gradual change around them.

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The Politics of Climate Change

Four years ago the issue of climate change did not come up even once in the three presidential debates between President Obama and his Republican rival, Mitt Romney.

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An erosion of principled responsibility

Whatever happened to Arizona’s support for policies to protect our environment? Where has our sense of environmental responsibility gone?

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James Pitre
In 2009, my wife and I decided to do something about our energy. I took a course in solar PV installation and became a certified i... Read More
Sunday, 19 June 2016 08:00
Striker Rich
SRPs rate plan is no different than a factory using child labor to make their products. They are profitting hugely off the backs o... Read More
Thursday, 07 July 2016 09:41
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Superseding Sustainability

Sustainability is a broad term that addresses three fundamental principles: economic strength, environmental stewardship, and social equity.

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Jim Stack
I see sustainability as 3 main areas too. Where and how you live, how you travel and what you eat. It all adds up to improve our e... Read More
Friday, 03 June 2016 08:33
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A Burning Issue

This year the Tucson Solar Potluck will be celebrating the art of solar cooking for the 34th consecutive year with a gathering of solar chefs at Catalina State Park on April 30.

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Jim Stack
Solar ovens are great with no rate plan or net metering to worry about. They keep food moist and healthy. I know I have 4 types of... Read More
Sunday, 24 April 2016 12:34
Jim Stack
We are having a Solar Cookout in Tempe for the greater Phoenix area on May 5th,2016 Come join us. It's FREE and FUN. Come Enjoy th... Read More
Saturday, 30 April 2016 07:50
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