Danger buffet - The new KS energy bill

10 years ago | Jan 30, 2008
As a few various media outlets have already reported, the long-awaited "how exactly is the Kansas legislature going to react to the KDHE denial of the Holcomb coal plants?" energy bill was introduced into the Kansas legislature today...

The grid in Kansas - picking up after the ice storm

10 years ago | Jan 29, 2008
Something all Kansans, regardless of political party, can agree on about electricity - our grid needs to be upgraded and improved so it can better withstand extreme weather, like the recent ice storm that took out so many of us. A really...

Happy Birthday, Kansas! and the State of the Union

10 years ago | Jan 29, 2008
Today is Kansas Day. All over this great land. (Well, probably just in Kansas.) And coincidence or not, Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius got to give the Democratic response to the State of the Union address last night - Bob Dole was also...

news update from the weekend - biofuels, water worries, and Peabody Coal does something interesting

10 years ago | Jan 28, 2008
Water use and food and energy production - these three spheres are forever intertwined in our economy. And our ecology. (Note the common prefix: eco-. Think about it for a moment...) People with brains think about these connections a lot....

on a sunday evening...

10 years ago | Jan 27, 2008
Sitting here on an early Sunday evening - technically, I am at my desk working. However, what I am actually doing is reading over the 2008 World Day of Peace Message from His Holiness Benedict XVI (aka, the Pope). So there is a little bit of...