Renewable Energy

We're going to run out of any kind of fossil fuels, so we need to move on to a renewable source.

Planet Forward
By Victoria Riess, Haley Lesavoy & Mark Abramson The technology is here, but without an infrastructure to implement it, there will be no progress.
By Madeline Twomey & Juliette Dallas-Feeney. Arlington, VA school-teacher Gail Carten explains her participation in GM's Project Driveway- a test market of the hydrogen fuel-cell car, which produces zero emissions. Fall 2009.
Planet Forward
Planet Forward host Frank Sesno visits the Wind Turbine Company in Colorado, and explores the promise and hurdles of wind as an alternative energy source. Wind turbines like these could power about 3000 homes--200 could replace 1 coal plant--while... Read More
The Town of Portsmouth, RI, raised its own wind turbine hoping to reduce the carbon footprint for this small New England community.
Since the 1970s, diesel has been the fuel for the farm – diesel for tractors, farm trucks and harvesting equipment. Diesel ran everything but the livestock. But with record high oil prices in the states, the focus is now on alternative energy... Read More

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