Flickr photo of Montana wind turbinesÂ courtesy of sita puddin pie. We've written previous posts about wind energy and the NIMBY attitude, where people like the concept of wind energy until someone wants to install it anywhere near them. It looks like Montana is the latest … [Read more...] about Wind energy dealing with “Not in my back yard” syndrome in Montana too
Archives for September 2007
Flickr photo courtesy of Hesiem. We've been reading a steady stream of news stories from the New York Times about the mind-bogglingly large environmental problems in China. This latest article talks about a looming water crisis resulting from a combination of pollution, waste, … [Read more...] about China’s waste and pollution of water pushes it toward environmental disaster
Photo: The Phoenix Motorcars "SUT" electric pickup. The New York Times has come up with an overview of what's happening with the electric car market, including a list of many of the major companies trying to launch electric cars, and what those cars should be like. The … [Read more...] about NY Times overview of electric cars, and what’s coming.
Flickr photo courtesy of psorgenfrei. ABC News online writes about how car manufacturers are introducing hybrid models left and right, but few of them actually provide better gas mileage than regular cars. But enter the showroom, and instead of seeing green, you may be seeing … [Read more...] about Note to auto manufacturers: We aren’t stupid. Give us hybrids that actually get good gas mileage or don’t bother!
A Wall Street Journal Energy Roundup blog post points out a new study showing that consumers are starting to become skeptical about the concept of going green. â€œEven with all the talk today about consumers seeking to save energy costs and help the environment, the shaky … [Read more...] about Everyone says they want to be green, but that’s not where their money goes