Climate Change Risky, But Can We Adapt?
The Green Optimistic, August 27, 2014
The United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released, in previous years, three detailed reports analyzing the causes and effects of climate change. While the reports in themselves are extensive and exhaustive, covering every possible aspect of climate change, not eve...
Portable Solar Power and Energy Storage - Off-Road or Off-Grid for just $700
The Green Optimistic, August 27, 2014
There has been a lot of talk about solar power, renewable energy, and energy storage over the last few years, and many might come to the wrong conclusion that such systems are neither portable nor affordable. An associate of mine was testing out his off-road, off-grid solar power setup, and …T...
Boosting Electric Vehicle Charging Stations - Georgia Holds Out the Carrot
The Green Optimistic, August 27, 2014
The state of Georgia, in the United States, thinks that electric vehicles are a good idea, and is holding out the carrot to organizations and universities to increase their use of the new technology. While many fleets have determined that electric vehicles are a great way to reduce their transportat...
New Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Generation Catalyst Developed at Stanford
The Green Optimistic, August 26, 2014
We like the idea of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles which, in themselves, generate water vapor as their only emission. Hydrogen fuel, however, could prove to be a sticking point. Considering that second point, hydrogen fuel cell vehicle opponents have pointed to hydrogen fuel generation's fossil-fuel ro...
Our Addiction to Fossil Fuels - "PUMP - The Movie" Debuts Late September
The Green Optimistic, August 26, 2014
We may not think about it much when we pull up to the pumps to fill our cars with dinosaur (read: gasoline and diesel), but are we ignoring our addiction to fossil fuels? In the United States alone, there are some 212 million drivers. If we average 11,500 miles per …The post Our Addiction to F...
Undersea Methane Plumes - No Effect on Climate Change, Yet
The Green Optimistic, August 26, 2014
There are a number of greenhouse gases (GHG) tied to climate change, and finding new sources of them is somewhat of a concern. We're most familiar with carbon dioxide (CO2), but there are others, including methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), and ozone (O3), as well as a number of chlorofluorocarbons...
Experience the Ultimate Off-Grid Camping Adventure with ADAK trailer
The Green Optimistic, August 25, 2014
If you are looking for a camping adventure, which is more than a couple of weeks long and away from muggles, then your best bet would be on a mobile, off-grid camper design. The market offers quite a number of these,?but nothing is quite as complete as the new ADAK …The post Experience the Ult...
A Positive Look on Climate Change
The Green Optimistic, August 25, 2014
With all that is happening around us- droughts, floods, hurricanes, food and water scarcity, it is quite difficult to be positive about climate change. But, when I was asked to comment on the topic “How a society on the brink of collapse due to climate change will cope in the …The post A...
FDA Warns Pregnant Women of Dangerous Levels of Mercury In Tuna
The Green Optimistic, August 22, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new recommendations on how much and what type of fish should be consumed. The new guidelines have been directed towards pregnant women and children, although it would be wise for everyone to take a loo...
BMW Promotes E-Mobility with Their New and Sleek Solar Charging Station
The Green Optimistic, August 22, 2014
BMW has a brand new treat for the lucky owners of their i3 and i8 electric cars.?The company’s first solar charging station, Point.One S, integrates high-tech eco-friendly innovations with beauty and convenience, in a way that only the German giant in car manufacturing can. Point.One S is desi...
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