Americans are driving less. Moreover, alternative fuels, be they electricity or biofuels, will become more common while efficiency of conventional vehicles increases. This article looks at the effect of the VMT reduction, et.al. on oil refineries.
Dec 28, 2009 The New York Times
Bay Area non-profit TransForm has launched a new program called GreenTRIP that aims to supplement LEED requirements with a VMT calculation on each project.
Dec 27, 2009 Streetsblog
Next American City asked prominent urban thinkers for their opinions on what 2010 will hold for the world. Here are their responses.
Dec 26, 2009 Next American City
A new report from PikeResearch predicts the future for electric vehicles in 2010, including the prediction that hybrids will dominate the market.
Dec 24, 2009 Renewable Energy World
A friend of mine who's a biophysicist popped in to see me the other day. He was all excited and showed me his "patent pending" letter for his newest invention. Opinion
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The state of Utah and the Department of Energy have come to an agreement that will allow depleted uranium storage within the state, at least temporarily. Additional reviews are needed before the state officially stores the nuclear waste permanently.
Dec 21, 2009 The Salt Lake Tribune
Steorn, an Irish company that claimed six years ago to have invented an engine that puts out more energy than it uses, finally presents a model of the technology for the public to see.
Dec 17, 2009 Boing Boing
The New York City Council has passed a suite of bills hat require green retrofits on the city's buildings.
Dec 14, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
The steam rising from New York City streets in the winter offers a lesson about urban infrastructure, according to this explainer form <em>Urban Omnibus</em>.
Dec 11, 2009 Urban Omnibus
In a study released by Siemens AG and The Economist Intelligence Unit, Copenhagen tops the list of the greenest cities in Europe (out of a pool of 30 cities that were considered).
Dec 9, 2009 Green Flow blog