The air we breath. It’s often taken for granted despite decades of messages getting hammered into our heads by activists, lawmakers, and former Vice Presidents. While things are definitely getting better with more people, technologies, and laws focused on improving air quality, there is still a long way to go for many cities in the US.
Despite the trend of working from home rather than driving to the office, commuting on the roads is still a reality for millions of Americans. Rising gas prices have many people contemplating changing cars or even changing jobs. It’s starting to get ridiculous.
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Solar power around the world has seen its ups and downs over the past couple of decades. Some say it’s too expensive. Others say it’s impractical. Many believe it’s the future of energy worldwide. Who’s right?
This article was originally posted on Green Car Reports.
While certain parts of the automotive industry might not be feeling the love towards the tough new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards announced yesterday, it turns out that 93 percent of car owners are want to buy greener, cleaner cars.
In a study conducted by Consumer Reports, 86 percent of those interviewed said they wanted to see fuel economy averages rise to 35 mpg by 2016, with 80 percent saying they supported a 55 mpg average fuel economy by 2025.
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Environmentally-friendly products have been big business for a couple of decades. They’re almost as old as the eco-movement itself as science discovers just how badly we’ve been treating our planet. Are products truly “green” or are they just bringing in more green to the bottom line of companies taking advantage of the trends?
The focus over the last two decades on companies doing their part to be “green” or eco-friendly has made many businesses change their ways in order to appease their customers. Is it real? Are they truly doing their part to make the world better for the future or are they slapping a recycling sticker on their products and calling it a day?
It will be very easy for trolls and skeptics to take jabs at the concept. It’s impractical, expensive, inefficient, and extremely unlikely to ever happen in any of our lifetimes. Still, one should ask, “What if?”
This infographic by our friends at 1Bog takes a stab at the question and comes up with some interesting statistics about why it’s not only possible, but something that should be considered (at least on a limited scale).
In the early part of the century, many considered it impossible to create cities or neighborhoods with complete internet coverage, and yet I live in such a city in a house where every room other than restrooms has various types of connections and the neighborhood is flooded with public-access WiFi.
Many thought that it was impossible for Ford to ever recover from the direction they were heading in 2006, but Murfreesboro Ford is a shining example of what can happen when you believe in the possibilities.
After 50 days of mayhem used to entertain some of loom over others, LulzSec has officially called it quits.
In their most recent (and supposedly last) post, the hacker group of 6 announced that they will no longer be posting passwords, hacking into government agencies, or waging war against corporations across the globe. Instead, they will return to being “real people”, whatever that means.
“Thank you for sailing with us. The breeze is fresh and the sun is setting, so now we head for the horizon.”
Are you happy or sad by this?