April 2007

Solar Energy is Cost-Effective Now

April 28, 2007
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A living city: Change the mindset

April 25, 2007

From everything I have read about alternative energy, I cannot see any one answer. There are lots of different answers that have to be meshed together. In this article from Wired, Douglas McCray explores how Arup is going to build a completely new city near Shanghai. Energy independent, ecologically sound, thriving. More than one discipline […]

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Green: the New Red, White and Blue

April 21, 2007

I guess today is movie review day: A new movie is premiering on the Discovery Channel. Green: the New Red, White and Blue This looks to be a documentary on energy. I think this could be a good primer on the nuts and bolts of the energy life cycle. I know I’ll be watching it […]

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Kilowatt Ours: a movie review

April 21, 2007

I recently went to a private home to watch the movie Kilowatt Ours. This is a movie about a couple who wants to stop using coal and nuclear energy to power their apartment. The first part of their movie is explanatory. There are some very good graphical representations of how much energy is used. They […]

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Transportation: Change the mindset

April 18, 2007

I used to live in Pittsburgh, PA. I worked downtown and I never drove to work. I took the bus. Everyday. Twice a day. I had the choice of 3 different bus routes to choose from. On nice days I walked a little farther and took the express bus. Those buses had their own road. […]

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