Coal Museum in Kentucky Goes Solar
Posted by Mary Catherine Dunphy (+1361) 6 months ago
"Inside the Kentucky Coal Museum, visitors can peruse plenty of memorabilia on mining and the commonwealth's coal camps. But on the roof, they'll find a display dedicated to an unexpected industry: Solar power.

In a cost-saving move, this museum in eastern Kentucky is embracing the sun as a source of affordable energy and installing approximately 80 solar panels on its roof."

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https://www.usatoday.com/...100205662/

In a related New York Times editorial, (04-19-17) Thomas Friedman offers his opinion about why Trump's decision to dismantle budgets and regulations undergirding U.S. climate and environmental protection policies, and Trump's nutty effort to revive U.S. coal-fired energy. is not such a great idea, or good public policy -- or even in the best interest of national security.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2...collection
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Posted by Mary Catherine Dunphy (+1361) 6 months ago
Here's another interesting article on the topic: "Policy Advisers Urge Trump to Keep U.S. in Paris Accord" by Coral Davenport, New York Times, April 18, 2017.

https://www.nytimes.com/2...collection
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