Osha Gray Davidson

Osha Gray Davidson has been an investigative reporter for 25 years and is the author of six books of nonfiction. He publishes the online journal The Phoenix Sun covering solar power.

The world according to me

Ethical questions remain on the cloning of Steve Milloy

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — “Michaels supports the use of junk science as a basis for public policy and court decisions, representing a threat to employers, employees, consumers and taxpayers,” said Steve Milloy, publisher of …

My Three Suns

Solar Power, Yes We Did! (& Will!)

The outlook for all three categories of solar power in the United States is bright, according to a new study by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). The IREC reports that photovoltaic (PV) capacity grew …

Sun Worshippers Descend on Bay Area

Intersolar gathering

Fifteen thousand solar devotees from around the world are expected to meet in San Francisco this week in an event that organizers hope will “create strong global relationships.” Actually, the sun worshippers will be fully-clothed …

This little Senator went to market

Why the climate bill is in trouble (and how to help)

If it weren’t for mixed messages, the US Senate wouldn’t be sending any messages at all. Thursday, WaPo ran a  story about how the Senate, once hot to trot on passing a climate change bill, …

Razing Arizona

GOP: Solar powered jobs can go to hell (or at least limbo)

The clock was ticking … till it stopped.Courtesy Osha DavidsonJust ten days ago, Arizona state Senator Barbara Leff (R-Paradise Valley) stood before a House committee, making the case for a bill she had written. “The …

The Con is On

The GOP’s Spanish prisoner/professor

In prepping for today’s House debate on Waxman-Markey, I watched a film. (No, not An Inconvenient Truth.) It was David Mamet’s mindbender, The Spanish Prisoner. The movie takes its title from a venerable long-con so …

Post-Katrina floodwaters are dirty, but so are other U.S. waterways

Last month, “toxic gumbo” entered the American lexicon with the speed and force of the floodwaters it describes. A LexisNexis search of major U.S. publications doesn’t return a single hit for the phrase in the …

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