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Which field under biology has the best career opportunities?

Question by Eric: Which field under biology has the best career opportunities?
I need to pick a concentration in biology for my major. What are the advantages/disadvantages of the following in terms of future careers?

cell biology?
human biology?
ecology?
molecular biology?
biochemistry?
neuroscience?
genetics?
evolutionary biology?

Thanks!

Best answer:

Answer by Anita
u can try marine biology.

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Individual liberties under wide scale assault!

To the credit of President Barak H. Obama, he was not kidding about his promise to fundamentally transform the United States of America and is working at lightening speed to achieve unprecedented changes as seen never before, to turn the USA into an unrecognizable Nation that the average American has never even fathomed before! The goal of eliminating all individual liberties is under way for the benefit of absolute power for the President, various Global elitists and select Progressive, Socialist and Marxist intellectuals with in a select crowd of perpetrators and the end result will be a conclusion of a Global Lords over surfs as a governmental equation by design, should the Constitutional Republic perish by their massive and constant legislative endeavors.

Individual liberties are fodder to the Progressive machines agenda and will be chewed up and disregarded as the Progressive agenda advances. The 2700+ page health care reform bill addresses much more than just providing health care to those who do not have it, but commands absolute control over all American’s everyday lives by giving complete access of all American’s personal financial holdings by the Federal Government, whether it be accessing banking or investing accounts and gives the Federal Government unconstitutional powers to remove funds at will, if desired by the Federal Government to do so. An end to any financial privacy for any individual in the USA is achieved with the passage of the extremely intrusive health care reform legislation. The Federal Government will also take over 100% control in issuing higher education loans to secondary education students, which is an ear mark that was discovered inside of the health care reform legislation. Besides the fact that rationing of health care services will occur and to the fact that intrusive unconstitutional penalties will be leveraged upon individuals who decline to gain and pay for care, what the unconstitutional health care reform legislation is really about is absolute authoritarian control by the Federal Government over all individuals who reside in the USA, with exception to the fact that illegal immigrants who break our immigration laws will just be covered for free by the American taxpayer. The health care reform bill is less about over all health care and is more about subjugation of the American individual by the Federal Government and should receive immediate consideration to advance Usurpation measures as granted to the American people in the U.S. Constitution. Usurpation is the unauthorized, unlawful exercise of power not expressed or granted in the U.S. Constitution and whenever a person, department or branch of the government (federal, state, or local) usurps, they assume undelegated powers and are therefore acting outside the law. Any legislation advanced outside of the parameters of the law, is therefore null and void.

Further intrusions of individual liberties are under way through the advancement of cap and trade legislation, which passed in the House of Representatives on Friday June 18th, 2010. Should the cap and trade legislation pass in the Senate at a later date, then utility bills through out the country will sky rocket, effectively damaging the individual consumers buying power in the over all economy and will of course also lead to the elimination of hundreds of thousands of jobs so that corrupt politicians can make a fortune in private business holdings that would support the proposed new “green economy” that has already proven to be a failure in Spain, which created a ridiculous 18.1% National unemployment rate there and has led to Australia to change course in not pursuing a “green economy”, due to the well known guaranteed negative economic impact that cap and trade will create. Should cap and trade become enacted into law in the United States, then with the known automatic negative economic impact that the legislation will create; a result of countless additional “currently employed” Americans will become reliant on the Federal Government for welfare and food stamps, which of course has to be a part of the over all evil Progressive plan to retain absolute control over the individual through out the Nation to secure power at future ballots. This is merely a planned cyclical Progressive process to retain power and control at the expense of individual liberties. Desperate people will seek desperate measures to survive and get by, which the Progressives clearly understand, which is why they enjoy to purposely create an economic depression by design.

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The evil anti American Progressives also seek to eliminate the Second Amendment by signing UN agreements behind the scenes in obscurity and by continually trying to advance the H.R. 45 (Blair Holt’s Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2009) to target all gun owners in the U.S.A. The evil anti American Progressive strategy is very much so quite simple. A constant advancement to make it a royal pain in the rear to possess any fire arm will deter how many Americans choose to participate in their Constitutional rights to bare arms and of course once there is vastly more Americans who do not desire to practice their inalienable rights, through an evolutionary process of eroding such rights by constant harassing legislative assault, a result of eventual full scale ban can be eventually achieved. That is exactly the evil anti American Progressive plan. Once a society is stripped of their personal fire arms, then more brazen authoritarian measures of limiting individuals liberties becomes extremely easier with out any consequences. The inalienable right to bare arms in the United States Constitution has nothing to do with hunting or sport shooting as many politicians would have you believe, but instead the founding fathers had a vision of another check and balance that leverages the American citizen against the prospects of a Tyrannical Government amongst many other checks and balances that they designed to seek a preservation of a Constitutional Republic. Should the evil anti American Progressives ever achieve stripping the inalienable right to bare arms away from the American individual, then unchallenged Tyranny may be achieved in over drive with out fear or regards to any viable repercussion(s), which of course is why it is vital for every American to oppose any Second Amendment infraction(s) that are attempted regardless if an American appreciates a fire arm or not, because in the bigger scheme of things, that Amendment is part of a complex matrix for individual liberty preservation, Constitutional Republic preservation and an additional safe guard against the potential of tyrannical government to come into existence.

Net neutrality is an assault of freedom of speech and is currently under way for targeted implementation to further control the main stream media message for the vast majority of the US population. President Obama also edited President Ronald Reagan’s Executive Oder 12425 granting Interpol diplomatic immunity, which President Ronald Reagan never granted for a future suspected One World Government Gestapo. To learn more, please visit http://www.examiner.com/x-30090-Delaware-Education-Examiner~y2009m12d29-President-Obama-signs-Executive-Order-allowing-Interpol-new-privileges Unions such as the SEIU and community organizers such as the former group known as ACORN, now known as Community Organizations International are all vital instruments for the planned Global Communist one world government to herd the masses for perfect subjugation of absolute command and control for anybody who desires the ability to gain employment any where on Earth. Traditional allies to the USA are currently not appreciated as commonly witnessed even on the main stream media and Authoritarian States are much more appreciated as never seen before with the current foreign affairs policies being pursued today. Arizona is being over ran by immigration infractions with little regard to American National sovereignty by this current administration, not to mention astounding Nationalization of Private Corporations that has already occurred as well. I fear to state what Ronald Reagan once said,”Don’t be afraid to see what you see.” Too many paralleled actions have transpired or are currently under way in a complete fundamental transformation of the United States of America, which will have broader impacts not only on the American citizen, but also on many other Nations and people through out the World. We may not have enough time to stop the onslaught by November for any political change of power to prevent the erosion of humanity as destined slaves and if there is any chance to make it to November to reverse the evil anti American Progressive legislative actions, then it will be imperative for several court actions to be initiated RIGHT NOW, in order to buy time to allow November to mean anything at all. Lawyers who traditionally support the Democrat Party should take heed to what is transpiring. Lawyers thrive in a Nation of laws that a Constitutional Republic is, but if a pseudo one world communist State is achieved then legal services as witnessed in passed Communist States are not needed so much anymore, which is quite an interesting quandary for those out there who practices Law. Many Lawyers out there should seriously consider their long term futures versus any short term gains while this new one world alignment is currently under way and seriously ask themselves this poignant question,”Is it worth it for me to assist in advancing an agenda that may very well put me out of a long term occupation for just a little extra quid right now?” This may sound some what extreme, but is it really when you begin to connect all of the dots?

Should the evil anti American Progressive machine prevail before November of 2010, then a 1000 years of darkness will reign over the world creating a World of misery for the masses. Those who are poor will remain poor, those who think that they are comfortable right now, will lose all comforts and those who posses power will remain in power indefinitely for themselves and their future lineage. The implications and the end results will not just negatively effect every day Americans, but once the United States of America ceases to be a Constitutional Republic, then Global alignment for a one world Government can come into existence to advance unchallenged measures to control all of mankind as never seen before through out human history. Suppose my suspicions are wrong, which would be wonderful, but with everything going on all at once in a legislative blitzkrieg in the USA as never seen before in all of American history, is it really at all worth the risk that my suspicions could be correct?

by: Mike M.

Written: Sunday, June 20th, 2010

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Mike M. enjoys observing current affairs, politics and international news. Mike M. likes to follow what goes on in current affairs, politics and international news by gaining information through a variety of different news sources, some main stream and some niche news services as well. Once all facts minus opinions are reviewed, then Mike likes to comment on what his ascertained view points are by writing Editorial styled articles, which are then posted on his blog at http://taxmemore.blogspot.com READER BEWARE, Mike M. does have a Conservative/Libertarian bias! LOL!!! Let freedom of speech prevail for all, regardless of ideology or opinions! Feel free to follow us on Twitter @Lostmybeer, to gain unfeathered access to good Conservative/Libertarian propaganda!

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Why are Republicans under the impression that Tax Cuts = Economic Stimulus?

Question by rabble rouser: Why are Republicans under the impression that Tax Cuts = Economic Stimulus?
It seems to me that if you let everybody spend $ 800 on whatever they want, they will only go to Wal-Mart and buy a bunch of crud made in China…

But if you take the tax money and use it to promote new industry in America like Green Energy and Public Education then the money is being used to make us productive again and keep us on the forefront of technology. I think that would be a better philosophy for the long term economics of the USA.

What do you think?

Best answer:

Answer by Jersey Girl In Exile
It’s Reaganomics or what we now know to be “Voodoo Economics”.

Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!

Human Living Can Under No Circumstances Make It Through Devoid of Resources and Natural Environment

From the day human being come to the world, all of the life such as the clothing, meals, houses and transport all rely upon our earth we live. What’s Famous now?: screen cleaning cloth ! The air, forests, ocean, land, grass and wild life on this planet have shaped organic ecologic program with complicated and closed partnership with each other. Kate Moss’s microfiber lens cloth , Take a Look and Make a Comment This will be the basic ecosystem our human being depend on. For a long time, people attempt to master the mother nature and appear to not think of the safety and return to the earth which has bred us. Whenever we get the brilliant civilized outcomes, people’s plunder has ruined our earth significantly. As people and the produce activities are increasing little by little, they also strike the ecosystem and cause a good deal of pressure on it.

Too known, individuals live around the lasting pure surroundings. However, with the development of contemporary industry, the natural conditions have been destroyed worse and worse. The air pollution, pollution of water and land pollution have made it hard to find a patch of clean land.

Maybe you could believe it is in no way too far gone to protect the environment after the technology has developed greatly. Then you will repent. If we are indulged in the success towards the mother nature and think that we have got proud success, then we could approach the death.
We’re facing a variety of environmental issues for instance the warmer weather, acid rain and ozonosphere hole. What really should we do?
We’re responsible for protecting the surroundings. But we’re simply students and it is extremely hard to do especially large contributions to human being natural environment. Subsequently, we could do from the natural environment beside us for example in our school. To illustrate, we ought to comply with the rules about forbidding the waste materials and put them into certain areas and containment. Steer clear of using the one-use plastic and lunch-box. Make an attempt to replace them into paper box, which can reduce waste products and the pressure of dealing with them drastically. In addition, we should certainly love the plants with less cards, wanting to keep the campus clean and so on.
Even though the things above are little things, but as long as we do actions and make efforts with each other. Start with saving sources and bringing down pollutions and adjusting our own existence styles, we can easily do some contributions to protecting the environment.

Now let us be the owners from saving assets and protecting ecosystem. On the condition where therefore I feel our soil will be beautiful and complete once again. And we human can live healthier existence one day.

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Music video for “One Dream”, by Sarah McLachlan Song – 2009 Video – 2010 Here are the lyrics: We can feel a change is coming Like a kiss upon a tide Breathing life into every heart The hopeful kind of times Well walk this road together Though at times we felt alone In the struggle to leave dissent We find the strength one yet to find You carry the courage, carry the history But all are gone before you Wherever you come from Born of one dream finds you, standing here And you know that you can make it Youve got the whole world in your hands And you spend a lifetime working for this moment And you are shining Youre all that you wanted to be When youre airborne and free At peace with gravity High above everyone can see The spirit of human ecology How your flame keeps burning When you leave all doubt behind Its a giant leap for mankind At peace we all shine You carry the courage, carry the history But all are gone before you Wherever you come from Born of one dream finds you, standing here And you know that you can make it Youve got the whole world in your hands Cause you spend your lifetime working for this moment (you are shining) And you are shining (you are shining) You are all that you wanted to be (you are shining) And you are shining Youre all that you wanted to be
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True Green Energy Group Goes Public on the FSE Trading Under Listed Symbol TGG

True Green Energy Group Goes Public on the FSE Trading Under Listed Symbol TGG
The founder of True Green Energy Group, Mr. Ronald Shane Flynn announced today, that it is now a publicly traded company on the Frankfurt stock exchange in Germany. Its shares will be quoted on the FSE.

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Caicco comes under attack as mayoral race heats up

Caicco comes under attack as mayoral race heats up
Elaine Della-Mattia The Sault Star With only 18 days left until voters head to the polls, the four mayoral candidates shared their views, insights and leadership style Thursday.[…]

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Frbiz.com Reports Under The Economic Crisis, China’s Software Outsourcing Industry, Where To Go From Here?

  The global financial tsunami, so that the U.S. financial industry on Wall Street plunged into an unprecedented crisis, the five major investment banks collapse one after another, the financial sector have started layoffs and pay cuts. Is highly dependent on the U.S. and European financial services needs of the global offshore outsourcing industry, has also been a serious blow.

January 14, 2009, the world-renowned consulting firm McKinsey published data, the global offshore outsourcing of production in 2007 reached 60 billion U.S. dollars, while China accounted for only less than 10% of the overall market share.

  In addition, in January 2008 to September, the financial sector for more than 20 million U.S. dollars worth of large outsourcing contracts increased from 130 down to about 100 copies, the total contract value fell from 18 billion U.S. dollars to 11 billion U.S. dollars.

As a global service outsourcing market participants, China’s software outsourcing industry has also suffered a serious blow. According to McKinsey, China’s 14 cities in 75 software and IT services company, as well as a number of Chinese government officials and China’s service outsourcing park manager interviews show that China’s service outsourcing industry growth rate is still not fast enough.

Impeding the development of China’s service outsourcing industry, the cause? In the context of the global financial crisis, the domestic service outsourcing industry, how should they respond? Under attack in the real economy, IT spending to reduce the software orders compression, yuan appreciation, software exports under pressure of the special period, give the plight of China’s software industry has brought about development opportunities and do?

At present, China’s service outsourcing industry, carriers formed a “three clusters” (the Bohai industrial clusters, industrial clusters Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta industrial clusters), “East map” (the central and western areas and the eastern three clusters play their respective advantages and cooperate with ) pattern. As a key state-supported service outsourcing base cities, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Wuhan has a strong policy support, a wealth of information technology professionals and competitive cost structure, is the development of service outsourcing industry, inland areas with the most potential and advantages lies. However, the global management consultant AT Kearney vice president Zhang heavenly view, the central and western development of software outsourcing software outsourcing business and the coastal cities compared to inland cities do not have the language advantage. Dalian has a large number of people proficient in Japanese, so you can focus on to the development of software outsourcing; Shenzhen Cantonese advantage because you can get from Hong Kong and Macao regions of secondary software outsourcing from Europe and the United States transfer of orders, while the central and western cities do not have these advantages. In this regard, the central and western cities on the one hand to strengthen the mastery of the 12 foreign language software, training of personnel and the introduction of work, while at the same external demand and domestic demand, orders will be combined to form a Midwestern characteristics of offshore outsourcing and onshore industrial structure of outsourcing go hand in hand.

In addition, there are also a number of key issues continue to hamper the industry and greater development. First of all, the industry remains highly fragmented pattern of submissions. China has not yet appeared to reach a certain scale (and service outsourcing revenues over one billion U.S. dollars) in business. The lack of industry with the world’s leading enterprise-scale comparable to large-scale enterprises can not effectively access to value, especially in large outsourcing and integration projects, or in need of scale in areas such as infrastructure outsourcing. This is exactly why China in the global service outsourcing areas of less well-known one of the main.

Second, compared to other, more well-known service outsourcing destinations, China is still a lack of a clear value proposition. IT decision-makers often referred to multinational companies in China do not understand the successful implementation of large-scale service outsourcing project successful precedent, and have always been more suitable for China as a global manufacturing center, rather than the emerging concept of service outsourcing powers. At the same time, for the potential risks of outsourcing in China there are also a considerable degree of misunderstanding, such as China’s IPR protection problems.

Third, the potential contracting companies do not generate enough demand to promote the growth of domestic service providers. McKinsey surveyed the software and service outsourcing enterprises, 51% pointed out that domestic customers would like to control the key business support functions within the enterprise the habit of thinking is that these companies do not outsource more business in the first place. As a result, the domestic market has not formed a strong domestic growth of service outsourcing enterprises pillar, or to international service providers, the great attraction.

Despite the financial crisis on the service outsourcing industry may be short-term negative impact, but China’s service outsourcing enterprises, the midst of the crisis bears more opportunities. It is understood that six major financial institutions in the United States in five intends to continue to maintain or expand within the next 6-12 months, service outsourcing and offshore programs.

The current financial crisis in many developed countries have a high-quality technology and client network information services company drop in asset prices, in order to have sufficient funds, while strategy can produce synergy of Chinese enterprises with more opportunities for potential acquisitions. Open global markets, as China’s software and service outsourcing enterprises is key to achieving growth targets, the Chinese market will expand and deepen the global business portfolio opportunities. China’s service providers with international service providers form a strategic alliance relationship to domestic customers by providing international partners to introduce new service capabilities.

Moreover, with the development of the global financial crisis, there will be familiar with the international market, customers, possess a wealth of industry experience, professionals will be looking for further career development opportunities, in addition to emerging economies such as China powers the prospect of excellent enterprises, if the Enterprises can create a suitable working environment – including a competitive salary, can be promoted to senior positions in the career development path and inclusive diversity, corporate culture, you can attract more outsourcing in developed countries experienced professionals to join China’s enterprises.

China is in the development of service outsourcing industry, a key crossroads, despite many challenges, but as long to grasp the opportunity, there is still opportunity to create brilliant.

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Under The Economic Crisis, China’s Software Outsourcing Industry, Where To Go From Here?

  The global financial tsunami, so that the U.S. financial industry on Wall Street plunged into an unprecedented crisis, the five major investment banks collapse one after another, the financial sector have started layoffs and pay cuts. Is highly dependent on the U.S. and European financial services needs of the global offshore outsourcing industry, has also been a serious blow.

January 14, 2009, the world-renowned consulting firm McKinsey published data, the global offshore outsourcing of production in 2007 reached 60 billion U.S. dollars, while China accounted for only less than 10% of the overall market share.

  In addition, in January 2008 to September, the financial sector for more than 20 million U.S. dollars worth of large outsourcing contracts increased from 130 down to about 100 copies, the total contract value fell from 18 billion U.S. dollars to 11 billion U.S. dollars.

As a global service outsourcing market participants, China’s software outsourcing industry has also suffered a serious blow. According to McKinsey, China’s 14 cities in 75 software and IT services company, as well as a number of Chinese government officials and China’s service outsourcing park manager interviews show that China’s service outsourcing industry growth rate is still not fast enough.

Impeding the development of China’s service outsourcing industry, the cause? In the context of the global financial crisis, the domestic service outsourcing industry, how should they respond? Under attack in the real economy, IT spending to reduce the software orders compression, yuan appreciation, software exports under pressure of the special period, give the plight of China’s software industry has brought about development opportunities and do?

At present, China’s service outsourcing industry, carriers formed a “three clusters” (the Bohai industrial clusters, industrial clusters Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta industrial clusters), “East map” (the central and western areas and the eastern three clusters play their respective advantages and cooperate with ) pattern. As a key state-supported service outsourcing base cities, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Wuhan has a strong policy support, a wealth of information technology professionals and competitive cost structure, is the development of service outsourcing industry, inland areas with the most potential and advantages lies. However, the global management consultant AT Kearney vice president Zhang heavenly view, the central and western development of software outsourcing software outsourcing business and the coastal cities compared to inland cities do not have the language advantage. Dalian has a large number of people proficient in Japanese, so you can focus on to the development of software outsourcing; Shenzhen Cantonese advantage because you can get from Hong Kong and Macao regions of secondary software outsourcing from Europe and the United States transfer of orders, while the central and western cities do not have these advantages. In this regard, the central and western cities on the one hand to strengthen the mastery of the 12 foreign language software, training of personnel and the introduction of work, while at the same external demand and domestic demand, orders will be combined to form a Midwestern characteristics of offshore outsourcing and onshore industrial structure of outsourcing go hand in hand.

In addition, there are also a number of key issues continue to hamper the industry and greater development. First of all, the industry remains highly fragmented pattern of submissions. China has not yet appeared to reach a certain scale (and service outsourcing revenues over one billion U.S. dollars) in business. The lack of industry with the world’s leading enterprise-scale comparable to large-scale enterprises can not effectively access to value, especially in large outsourcing and integration projects, or in need of scale in areas such as infrastructure outsourcing. This is exactly why China in the global service outsourcing areas of less well-known one of the main.

Second, compared to other, more well-known service outsourcing destinations, China is still a lack of a clear value proposition. IT decision-makers often referred to multinational companies in China do not understand the successful implementation of large-scale service outsourcing project successful precedent, and have always been more suitable for China as a global manufacturing center, rather than the emerging concept of service outsourcing powers. At the same time, for the potential risks of outsourcing in China there are also a considerable degree of misunderstanding, such as China’s IPR protection problems.

Third, the potential contracting companies do not generate enough demand to promote the growth of domestic service providers. McKinsey surveyed the software and service outsourcing enterprises, 51% pointed out that domestic customers would like to control the key business support functions within the enterprise the habit of thinking is that these companies do not outsource more business in the first place. As a result, the domestic market has not formed a strong domestic growth of service outsourcing enterprises pillar, or to international service providers, the great attraction.

Despite the financial crisis on the service outsourcing industry may be short-term negative impact, but China’s service outsourcing enterprises, the midst of the crisis bears more opportunities. It is understood that six major financial institutions in the United States in five intends to continue to maintain or expand within the next 6-12 months, service outsourcing and offshore programs.

The current financial crisis in many developed countries have a high-quality technology and client network information services company drop in asset prices, in order to have sufficient funds, while strategy can produce synergy of Chinese enterprises with more opportunities for potential acquisitions. Open global markets, as China’s software and service outsourcing enterprises is key to achieving growth targets, the Chinese market will expand and deepen the global business portfolio opportunities. China’s service providers with international service providers form a strategic alliance relationship to domestic customers by providing international partners to introduce new service capabilities.

Moreover, with the development of the global financial crisis, there will be familiar with the international market, customers, possess a wealth of industry experience, professionals will be looking for further career development opportunities, in addition to emerging economies such as China powers the prospect of excellent enterprises, if the Enterprises can create a suitable working environment – including a competitive salary, can be promoted to senior positions in the career development path and inclusive diversity, corporate culture, you can attract more outsourcing in developed countries experienced professionals to join China’s enterprises.

China is in the development of service outsourcing industry, a key crossroads, despite many challenges, but as long to grasp the opportunity, there is still opportunity to create brilliant.

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Is it time to throw the greens under the bus?

Ask any family with children or grandchildren what they want for the future and the almost certain answer you get is “We want the kids to have it better than we do.”

If you press for further information, “better” turns out to mean economically better off and better educated, or (in many second and third world countries) free to be part of the political solutions (as opposed to being peasants and thus ignored).

Afaik, this human desire is both universal and overwhelming — adults will undergo serious hardships and severe risks to make this possible for their children. [Boat people from Haiti and Cuba demonstrate the level of risks adults will take for this goal.]

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Yesterday [March 2nd], a squib in the Investor’s Business Daily pointed out that the 40% efficient solar cell technology demonstrated in Dec. ’07 requires iridium to manufacture. 2008 world demand for iridium was about 10% of the entire known world supply, without any going for solar energy. It follows that the 40% efficient solar cell is a technology that can’t supply world energy needs.

Solar cells are thus reliant on the old 25% efficient technology — which isn’t near enough to make solar energy competitive with fossil fuels. [The shortfall is about 25% of output — meaning that a 25% subsidy would be theoretically required AFTER the technology is scaled up several million times to produce significant output.]

So the solar energy effort needs tens to hundreds of billions in research money and is, thus, in the same situation as fusion power — huge research spending required for what may continue to be zero economically useful output.

The ideal situation that the green movement is aiming at is local production of locally consumed energy. This requires that the energy density of production [output per square foot of land area] be several times the energy density of consumption. {You can’t use all the land area for energy production because you need some of it for other uses such as food production and normal development uses.]

This will be easiest where the density of energy consumption is lowest — which is single family residential housing. In other words, it will be possible for the middle class long before it is possible for lower income people [who live in apartments and condos with higher density of energy consumption]. And that will happen before such efforts are practical for even higher energy density uses like offices, retail space, and industrial firms.

Since it isn’t practical now and likely won’t be for decades [you can’t command technology to come up with wholly new inventions — if we could, fusion power would be real already and there would be nothing to discuss here], the need for energy supplied to high density users makes it imperative that power transmission and distribution systems exist and be expanded. [population is expanding, as well as energy consumption per person — these are both part of the “good life” that families say is the overriding goal for their children.]

“Conservation” amounts to saying that your children won’t have the chance to be better off than you are now. This is so because the rate of improvement in energy efficiency is both small [3% per year historical average in America] and not subject to huge improvements for long periods [the same problem with commanding inventions to be made occurs — breakthrough science can’t be commanded, only searched for].

{Aside: expandable “green” energy sources in America amount to 1/2 of 1 percent of total energy used. That’s one part in 200. Quadrupling “green” energy output won’t even keep up with growth in total demand, which runs three to four percent per year due to the combination of higher population (the next generation of adults has already been born, so the barn door here can’t be closed) and higher energy usage per person [higher energy usage is a prime driver of better life styles — your computers and cell phones and iPod use energy].

This brings us back to producing more energy with either fossil fuels — which requires more drilling and mining somewhere in the world [either here or in foreign nations], or else clearing the roadblocks and building more nuclear power plants.

35 new nuclear power plants by 2030 … essentially Republican John McCain’s campaign platform … would be only enough to stabilize the amounts of energy produced via fossil fuels in the US and not enough to actually reduce energy from burning coal, gasoline, and natural gas at all (no matter where they are mined or drilled).

Thus, the stark policy choice is: forcing our children and grandchildren to be worse off than we are [“conservation” and lowering output and incomes per family], or throwing the greens under the political bus and building a lot more nuclear power plants [together with more transmission lines and recycling spent nuclear fuel], or burning ever more fossil fuels from ever more mines and drilling.
The current policy is akin to betting the family farm on a technological miracle invention that, after 50 years of spending tens of billions, fusion power hasn’t been able to produce.

Would you prefer to bet your children’s future on a miracle that likely won’t happen, or would you prefer to throw the greens under the political bus and build, mine, drill anyway??