Transportation

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

Planet Forward
Our first TV special focused on great ideas from you, our members, about how we as a country should approach our energy future. Originally broadcast on April 15, 2009 on PBS.
Planet Forward
The National Renewable Energy Labs are researching a new way to store renewable energy: in hydrogen. Wind and solar energy are used to create hydrogen and stored in tanks that can be used to power the grid or your car. While no single alternative to... Read More
Planet Forward
Our host, Frank Sesno, visits the National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL) to check out a Prius they've retrofitted to be a plug-in hybrid vehicle. The cars are charged by solar panels in their parking lot. NREL's plug-in hybrid electric vehicle... Read More
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.
New Bedford, Mass., is the only city in a 60-mile radius of Boston that isn't networked into the commuter rail system. Roger Williams University students look at how a station might reduce the carbon footprint for the region.
Vast changes in the fields of Mississippi have driven today’s farmers to sow different seeds from past years. Cotton, the state’s signature crop, is being replaced with something greener for the environment and for the farmers. “Cotton has paid the... Read More
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Is the car of the future or a waste of good R&D money. Take a look at decide!

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