August 2008

Obama Energy Plan: more than tire pressure

August 20, 2008

I am not going to discuss the details of Obama’s energy plan. I am only going to discuss it in comparison with McCain’s. First off, you can look at a summary and get to more detailed aspects of it here. The first real difference is its length and breadth. It actually goes into detail. How […]

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Environmentally Friendly Commuter Bike Coming in September

August 20, 2008

I, like many Americans, would love to be able to stash away my car and in its place travel on something more environmentally friendly (not to mention less gasoline hungry). Unfortunately my distance to the workplace keeps me “chained” to the old gas-guzzler. Enter Ultra Motor and their new electric bike called the A2B. This […]

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Unearthing geothermal energy

August 18, 2008

I have to admit to never having heard of geothermal technology until one of those Google links popped up above my inbox. And, like Alice in the Lewis Carroll story, I decided to follow this clean energy rabbit into the cyber hole. This is what I found out and, hey, in fact you do need […]

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Renewable Energy Projects Soar but Congress Isn’t Helping

August 15, 2008

We’re a profit-driven nation, make no mistake. Even still and despite uncertainty over federal tax credits and a sluggish national economy, renewable energy markets surged in the United States in the first half of this year. Wind, solar, and geothermal energy are all on the rise with wind leading the charge. Even more impressive is […]

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McCain’s Energy Plan: The Lexington Project

August 14, 2008

Here is the link to John Sydney McCain III’s energy plan known as the Lexington Project. There are a few big headings including Oil Speculation, Expanding US production, Reforming our transportation sector, Investing in clean energy, Protecting our environment, and Promoting energy efficiency. But the devil is in the details. How many devils are in […]

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