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Not Everyone Can Have A Car if We Still Want A Planet — Unless We Change
Not Everyone Can Have A Car if We Still Want A Planet — Unless We Change
Flickr photo by katieandmichael Article originally published on HowYouCanSavetheWorld.com Much has been made of rising aspirations of the middle class in developing countries, with the implication that this must mean literally hundreds of millions of cars — and hundreds of ...
Is the Biofuels Honeymoon Finally Over?
Is the Biofuels Honeymoon Finally Over?
Photo by existentist. Today’s New York Times has a letter to the editor I wrote in response to the paper’s <a href=”http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/15/business/worldbusiness/15food.html?ref=opinion”recent article on the links between biofuels and global food shortages. Entitled “Fuel Choices, Food Crises and Finger-Pointing”, the ...
The Wireless on The Bus Makes The Wheels Go Round and Round
The Wireless on The Bus Makes The Wheels Go Round and Round
There’s wifi on this bus! Photo by RACINGMIX Transit with wireless is an incredibly attractive way to travel. And apparently AC Transit, a regional bus agency in the San Francisco Bay Area, agrees, providing wireless internet on all their buses ...
Ikea to Sell Cars?  Look Out Tata!
Ikea to Sell Cars? Look Out Tata!
Photo from Yotatech. Well, maybe not. Last year Ikea announced a plan to cut energy use by 25% by 2012. So far it has been working on this goal by, among other things, introducing a fleet of hybrids to its ...
Poznań, Poland Confronts Transport Challenges
Poznań, Poland Confronts Transport Challenges
Poznan’s currently car-free central square is threatened by increasing traffic congestion in the city. Photo by Lee Schipper. Lee Schipper was recently invited to Poznań, Poland by the consulting firm Convoco. In this article, Lee and Sylwia Klatka (Convoco’s managing ...
California Dreaming
California Dreaming
Photo by mj*laflaca In 2002 the National Academy of Sciences wrote a report suggesting a modest raise in new car fuel efficiency – from 28 miles per gallon to around 32 – was justified. The Bush Administration ignored this finding. ...
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