Designer Philippe Starck created a fancy looking wind turbine that will sell for as little as $750 this fall. You can be the talk of your neighborhood with this thing on your roof, as it actually provides energy to your home and saves up to 80% of your electric bill every month. Sniffs Starck: Read the story »
They used to say that it couldn’t be done. However, 56 percent of the paper consumed in the U.S. during 2007 was recovered for recycling — this was an all-time high. That’s nearly 360 pounds of paper for each man, woman, and child in America. (EPA, 2008) That’s 63 million tons of recycled paper. Read the story »
These prices make alternate fuels seem reasonable. Some people hope that gas will climb to $10 a gallon or more, so that people will be really ready to adopt new technologies which let us do more for less. Electric vehicles, smart grids, nuclear power, high speed rail from NY to FL, from CA to WA and from PA to CA, etc.