Posts Under ‘pentagon’ Category

The Upside of War

It’s prompting the Pentagon to become less fossil fuel dependent and will likely hasten the scale up of renewable energy technologies. From Elisabeth Rosenthal’s must-read front page story in today’s NYT: Even as Congress has struggled unsuccessfully to pass an energy bill and many states have put renewable energy on hold because of the recession,…Continue Reading…

The Pentagon's Potential Game Changer

Green the Pentagon’s mighty military apparatus and everyone else will follow. At least that’s the WSJ’s Keith Johnson’s useful interpretation of the latest CNA report, entitled, “Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security.” Johnson’s historical perspective is instructive and makes me think that the clarion call issued on Monday by a high-voltage…Continue Reading…


I can’t wait to hear what the real anthros over at Savage Minds have to say about the Pentagon’s idea to replicate them.