September 18th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
This is a truly wonderful post from The Oil Drum by Goddard College's Charles Eisenstein (licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 U.S. License). Giving more depth to peak oil than the good infographic on that presented yesterday, but also delving deeply into the problems of our economy and how they are linked to our energy and environmental crisis, this is my recommended reading of the month, or more.
I was just listening to this great cover of a great Rolling Stones song while reading this and thought it was actually a good match for this piece, so let's start off with that
May 17th, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer
Until this year, California homeowners have usually arranged to have their solar installations slightly undersized, because it didn’t pay to [&hellip
January 15th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan
Mass transit is often associated with limitations. People have to plan when they leave based on when their bus, streetcar, [&hellip
April 3rd, 2009 | by Alan Smith
A new way to treat wood has trees back in the limelight: a hardwood's reliability that even a rain forest mahogany tree can love.
Check out the world’s first heavy traffic road bridge made from Accoya® wood. The bridge, located in Sneek in the Netherlands, is “the first wooden bridge in the world that can support the heaviest load class of 60 tons”. At this week's Wall Street Green Trading Summit, a panel on forestation introduced a new way of thinking about how to deal with destruction of the rain forest
April 25th, 2008 | by Timothy B. Hurst
It is often said that the so-called ‘low hanging fruit’ in the energy puzzle is not wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, [&hellip
March 18th, 2008 | by Maria Surma Manka
Perhaps China’s been peering over India’s shoulder, watching the deals it’s worked out with Australia to fund its burgeoning cleantech [&hellip
March 7th, 2008 | by Timothy B. Hurst
Since the energy crisis of the late 1970s, the federal government has employed various policy mechanisms to support renewable energy [&hellip