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E-M:/ Guilt by association?

Enviro-Mich message from jmgear <jmgear@acd.net>

What's your point? Is the "hydrogen economy" suddenly rescued from the laws of physics and transformed into a worthwhile enterprise just because some people whose political views you dislike point out its shortcomings?

When they are right, they're right, no matter how many other things they're wrong about.

When some right winger accuses enviros of being watermelons (green on the outside, red on the inside), that's not much of an argument is it? It doesn't seem any stronger in reverse to me.

David Allen wrote:

Enviro-Mich message from David Allen <dallen@nmu.edu>

At 12:46 PM 6/30/06, Rane Curl wrote:

The above observations are true, but still relegate hydrogen to at best a niche fuel or electricity source, and solar energy is too dilute to offer a practical source for replacing our electric and especially fuel needs through hydrogen. Rather than entering into a detailed technical debate here I will cite a source where it is already done, and let the readers be the judge:

"The Solar Fraud: Why Solar Energy Won't Run the World", by Howard Hayden
(Vales Lake Publisher, 2005).

There is a review of this book at http://www.heartland.org/Article.cfm?artId=17185

This appears on the Heartland Institutes web page. This also from it:

"Heartland's <http://www.heartland.org/FAQArticle.cfm?faqId=2>mission is to discover and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems. Such solutions include parental choice in education, choice and personal responsibility in health care, market-based approaches to environmental protection, privatization of public services, and deregulation in areas where property rights and markets do a better job than government bureaucracies."

"Heartland has been <http://www.heartland.org/Article.cfm?artId=10600>endorsed by some of the country's leading scholars, public policy experts, and elected officials. Dr. Milton Friedman calls a "a highly effective libertarian institute." Cato Institute president Edward Crane says Heartland "has had a tremendous impact, first in the Midwest, and now nationally."
us "

Draw your own conclusions.

Dave A.

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