e2 state of resolve:
APES questions energy 4 state of resolve
- What is the double entendre in “left coast”? “Fruits and nuts”?
- If you have ever been to LA, would you describe it as a pedestrian friendly city? How did this evolve, and why is it key to urban sprawl?
- What is the advantage of CA vs. the government vis a vis change and action?
- This was filmed in 2007. Who was president then? Did he support emission standards? Explain.
- it is said that what happens in CA is what will happen in the US ten years later. Why?
- Look up Fran Pavley, and see what has happened since the video was produced.
- What percentage of US cars are sold in CA?
- Car manufacturers used to produce two models of car: “CA” and “49 states”. Why don’t they do this now?
- What is the #2 polluter in CA? What did they do about this?
- What did Senate bill 1368 do? Why? What economic driver does this present?
- What the heck is “dirty energy”? What does Dan Kammen (Go Bears) say about this?
- How is the dirty energy plan like the car plan in how it might lead change in the US?
- Why are subsidies bad?
- What are the 5 parts of the CA plan?
- The price of PV panels in 2008 (when the elab was being built) was $10/Watt. What is the price per Watt for PV panels now? Why?
- What is the million roof plan in CA?
- Who replaced Bodman as Secretary of Energy? What was his strength?
- How much money have oil companies contributed to political campaigns, and how many dollars did they get back for every dollar invested in these campaigns?
- What does Kammen say about voluntary compliance? Do you agree?
- President Bush declared in 2007 that global climate change is a problem. Why are some folks still resisting this admission?
- What percentage of the global population is the US, and how much energy do we use?
- What does a large state like CA enable other states to do? How does it exclude any excuses?