December 2007

SolarAid

December 31, 2007

Sometime ago we wrote about the The Light Up The World Foundation (LUTW), an international humanitarian organization that utilizes solid-state lighting technologies to bring affordable, safe, healthy, efficient, and environmentally responsible lighting to people currently without access to proper lighting. It is very important to couple the efforts towards sustainable energy with efforts to help […]

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New Year’s green resolutions – 2008

December 28, 2007

Continuing with our green new year’s resolutions tradition, here are some of our suggestions for a green 2008: 1 – Walk, walk, walk I can never emphasize enough the importance of walking for our physical, spiritual and the planet’s health. Walking is one of the most low-impact exercises that burns fat, keeps your blood circulation […]

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CAFE Standards can’t be that hard on the automakers

December 26, 2007

How do I know this? Look at this site. This guy has modified his car. Sure, I can’t do any of that. If I tried the whole thing would fall apart out of spite. But he did. And his mpg went to 95! 95 mpg at 65 mph For most of us that would mean […]

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Nuclear power

December 26, 2007

You can always rely on Bob Geldof, him of Live Aid fame, to say something really stupid. His latest foot-in-the-mouth ‘wisdom pearl’ appeared on a Lexus-sponsored blog about hybrid cars in which Geldof advocates the use of nuclear power. He must have become chummy with the people from the nuclear lobby in the UK, which […]

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The Davos Question

December 24, 2007

Those of you with a camera in hand and an opinion that you would like to share with the world: you may get the chance to stir up discussion amongst world leaders attending the next World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where they will be discussing “how to make the world a better place”, according […]

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