Policy

The Automobile Industry Meets the 18th Century Although the idea of interchangeable parts is often credited to Eli Whitney in the late 18th century, some credit 15th century Gutenberg. Maybe the idea will hit Detroit sometime in the 21st century,... Read More
Most large cities have water mains that have high volumns of 60 PSI or better water flowing most of the time, if the cities installed turbines for generating electricity in these mains, each could generate millions of megawatts of power to use, sell... Read More
Why is that, in politics, no-brainers are usually non-starters. (1) Lowering the interstate speed limit to 55 mph (and enforcing it) would save thousands of lives and I don't know how many billions of barrels of oil without sacrificing the... Read More
Every fall Bob Granstrom of Buffalo Mountain Outfitters leads elk hunters into Wyoming’s Big Horn Mountains. Lately he’s been packing people into Rock Creek, not for hunting, but to show them why he thinks this 34,000-arcre area should be designated... Read More
The City of Oxford is working to provide more options of transportation to encourage residents to not drive their cars as much. Innovations include bike pathways that have helped make the community a "bike friendly community". The next step is for a... Read More
The geothermal industry gets its first big lobbyist. Will this help expand on a lagging form of clean energy production?
I found this federal bureaucracy on the web. Sent them my idea that could save the morale of our citizens and reduce so much unnecessary suffering when the price of [imported] oil shoots up. So far I have received no reply. Energy Workforce Study
With some of the most spectacular scenery in the United States the Alpine Triangle is 186, 000 acres of high altitude resource rich public land in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. Citizen groups there are purposing this as an addition... Read More
I take  the question of the energy and environmental future of our world to the street. Hear people's thoughts and ideas and comment in with your own!
Sarah Forbes, a World Resources Institute Senior Associate, discusses what Carbon, Capture, and Storage (CCS) is. She explains the technology, process, and challenges to using CCS.

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