Paul Klinkman
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Love and Lies

Started 4th month 12, 2014 0 Replies

I remember a story about a customer who looked at a Quaker merchant’s prices and swore that he’d never buy from him.  Then the customer looked at the competition’s prices.  The customer came back to…Continue

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Solar inventor, wants cost of solar everything to be driven down as a moral good, golf cart co-coordinator at FGC.
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A Sunny Fund

Posted on 3rd mo. 28, 2014 at 8:13am 0 Comments

I call for a Sunny Fund.  The fund's goal is to inhibit climate change through product innovation.



In the 1950s the purpose of the March of Dimes was to end polio.  They funded the Salk vaccine, then the Sabin vaccine.  Then they declared victory over polio and moved on.



I know of a number of tinkerers in the U.S., all underfunded or self-funded, who do good work.  I want them funded and better organized.



At the FGC gathering in River Falls a lone engineer set up…

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Organizing a Renewables Manhattan Project

Posted on 3rd mo. 22, 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

A Foundation:  Stewardship of the Earth

I’ve seen two estimates of the number of species now on the earth:  7 million and 30 million.  I have a sense that most of these millions of species will become extinct with too much climate change, probably in 100 years. 

You can look at this environmental catastrophe in different ways.  Humanity owns all of this in perpetual trust for all future generations of our children, and we’re called to not spend our children’s inheritance, not…

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At 8:33pm on 7th mo. 27, 2015, Don Badgley said…

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At 1:39pm on 12th mo. 11, 2014, Forrest Curo said…

I just remembered (I think) how those self-cooling towers worked. Cool stone interior, but as that warmed up over the day,  the warmer air would rise to the top & escape out into much colder air above, drawing in air from inlets further down the tower -- but still at a level appreciably cooler than the hot desert floor.

 
 
 

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