Fuel Cell Vehicle Myth Three - Hydrogen Fuel is Expensive
The Green Optimistic, 4 hours ago
If cost is a measure of how willing people are to get into alternative fuel vehicles, such as fuel cell vehicles, won't expensive hydrogen fuel effectively cancel out any environmental benefits? We've already discussed how much it costs to power a fuel cell vehicle, and it's actually cheaper than ba...
If We Pollute Our Atmosphere, Surely Aliens Have Done the Same to Theirs
The Green Optimistic, 4 hours ago
We can?find aliens by detecting polluted?atmospheres. Or something along these lines is what a team of astrophysicists from Harvard-Smithsonian Center imply in a recently published report. They?claim that with new instruments they can?find traces of pollution in the atmosphere of other planets, and?...
Move Over Giant Hard Drives, Scientists Store 1TB of Data in a Spoon of Liquid
The Green Optimistic, 4 hours ago
Advances in the field of nanotechnology have managed to completely transform our portable electronic gadgets from what they used to be.?The most fascinating part is, the new and improved technologies, are not only better, but also cooler. After all, who wouldn’t want to be able to store the en...
Fuel Cell Vehicle Myth Four - Hydrogen Fuel Storage is Dangerous
The Green Optimistic, 4 hours ago
I'm really getting on a roll here, talking about various myths surrounding fuel cell vehicles, and I'm looking forward to hearing what our faithful readers of The Green Optimistic have to say about the technology. Mention hydrogen, and one image that may come to mind is the infamous self-destruction...
Would You Know Climate Change from a Hole in the Ground?
The Green Optimistic, 4 hours ago
Climate change is affecting many different parts of the world, apparently in ways we do not yet fully understand, and may never understand. How about expanding and rupturing gas pockets in the permafrost of the northern Russian steppe? There's a new hole in the Russian Yamal Peninsula, which has som...
Three Weeds You Can Eat
Energy Bulletin, 4 hours ago
When I’m out weeding, I’m foraging as well.
BikeSurf: Open Source Bikesharing Powered by Community
Energy Bulletin, 4 hours ago
BikeSurf, a donation-based bikesharing program built on “karma, trust, and community,” fosters communication, encourages shared resources, and builds community.
Strengthen Community Forest Rights to Fight Climate Change
Energy Bulletin, 4 hours ago
Expanding and strengthening the community forest rights of indigenous groups and rural residents can make a major contribution to sequestering carbon and reducing CO2 emissions from deforestation, according to a new report.
Open Source, Time Banks, Fablabs - Welcome to the "Irrational" Economy
Energy Bulletin, 4 hours ago
 The idea that people may actually choose to cooperate with each other in managing important resources, and to reap their gains in nonmonetary forms, is “irrational” to economists.
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Micro Wind Turbines Get $1.3 Million From Energy Department
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The Dark Side Of Solar Energy: Weaponry
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LG Chem Developing 200-Mile Battery For Sonic EV?
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Private Investors Boost California's High-Speed Rail Ambitions
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Solar 2.0: A Talk With Sungevity CEO Andrew Birch (Exclusive)
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Australian Solar Leasing Market Could Reach $100 Billion
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