Transportation

Planet Forward Member ideas to make the path from Point A to Point B a lot greener.

Planet Forward
The world of efficient automobiles can be an expensive place. Newer, more efficient cars can sometimes scare away average consumers who are looking to get a deal on a new pair of wheels. For example, A new 2011 Nissan Leaf costs around $33,000 (... Read More
Watch the Purdue INhome team design, build and and operate a solar-powered house that is cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Looking to keep track of Purdue's INhome Team? For... Read More
London Mayor Boris Johnson is "totally committed" to bringing 100,000 electric vehicles to London, his environment advisor, Kulveer Ranger, said. Charging networks are a key component of this effort, and the city is looking to add 1,300 charging... Read More
Eco-Auto Club at University of the South
So long as you have the power of innovation, there is no such thing as junk. The Eco-Auto Club, a student organization at Sewanee (The University of The South), has devised a method for reducing the miles per gallon of beat-up, old "clunkers." WATCH...
Robotics & Artificial Intelligence
Our invention solves the problem of creating a shadow for transport as during parking, and in movement through the shading of the metal body of heat by solar radiation, without the need for assembly or disassembly of the device. Thus, reduces... Read More
People ride bikes for exercise, to save gas, and to keep pollution out of the Earth. However, there are times when they can not travel to all places they need because of traffic on major highways. In order to insure their safety, there should be... Read More
5. Is Nissan’s Leaf Too Sexy for Your Pocketbook?
Jakarta is one of the largest cities in Southeast Asia and one that is grappling with the impacts of climate change on lower-income populations. The city’s poor are often disproportionately affected by catastrophic weather events like floods, the... Read More
Planet Forward
I stole this video from a blog I read called "Honestly...WTF". The video you are watching features an environmental group in Berlin demonstrating how much individual drivers move in their cars. It's amazing to see the amount of paint streaked... Read More
“San Francisco prides itself on being one of the most sustainable cities in the U.S.,” the city’s director of the Department of Environment, Melanie Nutter, told the C40 News Team in this interview. The city brought its experience with innovative... Read More

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