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Earthlings Letter #8 – Spaceship Earth

Greetings Earthlings! I was just thinking about two of my favorite things, maple trees in the fall and wild cherry blossom in the spring… Do you remember how in the early spring we saw some of the ‘true color’ of leaves as they came out of their buds and had not yet blushed green with…

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Pete Hilgartner Biography…Written by Lt. Col. Bill Holmberg

Peter Hilgartner enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1945. After boot camp in Parris Island, he worked his way into the Naval Academy Preparatory School. He passed all examinations and entered the Academy in 1947, graduated as a 2nd Lt. in 1951, and was sent on to the Marine Officer’s Candidate School. After graduation, and…

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Event: First Annual Col. Pete Hilgartner Community Service Award

Renew the Earth  has the great pleasure of being involved in the presentation of the 1st Annual Col. Pete Hilgartner Community Service Award.  This award was created in the name of Pete Hilgartner to honor his long, distinguished and outstanding service to country and community and to recognize and encourage a Young Marine who has…

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Earthlings Letter #7

Greetings Earthlings! You may be wondering by now if I have a particular ‘method’ behind how I choose what to write to you about. Well, I don’t. The way I see it everything in nature interacts and changes and doesn’t begin in any particular place so I am not writing about things in any kind…

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Earthlings Letter # 6

Greetings Earthlings!  I would like to give you something to think about. At some point in our Human Family Time there was a thought that surfaced that went something like this, “ When a baby is born its fists are closed, because that is where it is holding its gifts.  As it grows older it…

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Earthling Letter # 4 – Seeing GREEN!

Greetings Earthlings! I’m seeing GREEN! Winter was coming to an end in the North east of the United States when I arrived last week. All the trees and shrubs were shades of brown and grey except the plants we call ‘evergreen’. The sun shown on the fine branch tips and they flashed in the wind…

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RELACCX Conference Interview with Rengenuity

Our second interview was with Antonio Antonopoulos, Brandon Noakes (Millennium Energy Finance) and Jose Biaou (MEF). Their goal is to help small scale renewables get a sufficient amount of financing from private sources and in that way give banks confidence to provide the balance of funding necessary to make their project viable. We talked about…

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