I’ve recently been on two of Bruce Bratton’s KZSC radio shows.
They were pretty fun. I talked a bunch about
astronomy, even though he was at first most focused
on talking about renewable energy and climate change.
If you ever get the time and inclination, check out the
audio podcasts: Go to KZSC.org, then to “BLOG” then click on Universal Grapevine and scroll to Jan. 29. There was also one in December (you’ll find it if you scroll down).


Sky Power Institute (http://www.skypower.org) founding director Joe Jordan worked at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View for 20+ years. During his tenure at NASA he served on various atmospheric and space science projects, including the Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO), the SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy), Hubble Space Telescope design, computational studies of the atmospheric microphysics involved in the stratospheric ozone depletion problem, as well as atmospheric modeling and mission flight support for ongoing investigations of global climate change.

Throughout his career, Joe has also pursued an interest in science education and public service. Currently, Joe teaches a course on renewable energy at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz, California.

An expert sustainable energy consultant, Joe has facilitated the initiation, financing, and implementation of several large scale municipal solar projects.

Joe offers THE ENERGY BLOG with the hope that it can become a lively vehicle for community dialogue about conversion to a democratically distributed, sustainable energy economy. Please join in the dicussion!