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"Annual non-RCT meeting now in session!"

"Analyzing ... the perhaps well-intentioned(?) Solar Decathlon(R) being undertaken by the bureaucratic entity known as U.S. Department of Energy. The rules are tripped up to make white people look good, and everything else looks all wrong.:"

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2023 Build Challenge Rules

January 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon® is a collegiate competition, comprising 10
Contests, that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings
powered by renewable energy.¨
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"Sustainable and renewable are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing."

"Agree. Renewable is too ambiguous of a term and way too charged politically. Renewing someting implies the original take was allowed, which it almost never was."

"Agree and have prepared some notes and brainstorming for this week."

"Drive safe on those icy roads; everyone across Tortoise Mountain and Turtle Island preparin' for a very cold and volatile week of weather.

">garbled> ... due to too many political jetsetters ... they making bigger story to distract."

"Joe Biden done took down them restrictions on oil and gas leases the other day to do more drillin!" [link: apnews.com/article/joe-biden-b].

" <garbled> reliant upon the dollar have unsustainable appetites, and they do not know how to shut down when their tech becomes deprecated!"

[1]solardecathlon.gov/2023/assets

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Tortoise Mountain Natives Do Not Like English Ivy

It is time to stop Ecological and economic genocide upon people of color. Tortoise Mountain and Turtle Island natives are the original Ecosteaders. Long before European and other settlers with delusions about government-subsidized development in "blocks" of colonizer cash infrastructure, Native Land Before Invasion was organic. And there never were opportunities or roles for any white dudes as a "Chief" Executive Officer. Get out of here and fix the problems plaguing Europe before trying to kill the indigenoUS Earth.

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