1/1/08 --- ENERGY SAVINGS IN A PIECE OF FOAM. Insulating product for folding attic stairs.
1/6/08 --- PROVEN PASSIVE SOLAR: LOW COST, LOW ENERGY HOMES. Simplified methodology behind 350 homes built in 30 years.
1/12/08 --- WOOD CHIPS AND THE US ECONOMY. As the US economy slows the price of wood chips as fuel for power plants increases.
1/17/08 --- FOCUS THE NATION, FOCUS ON COAL. Nationwide teach-in on global warming.
1/20/08 --- FROM CHINA WITH HYBRIDS. Trends in China lean towards green vehicles.
1/24/08 --- ECONOMY, PLANET IN TROUBLE: GREEN ENERGY TO THE RESCUE? US government needs to keep green energy boom going.
1/27/08 --- FAST TIMES IN THE SLOW LANE. The Growing Market for Energy-Saving Low-Speed Vehicles.
1/30/08 --- A GARBAGE / SEPTAGE COCKTAIL FOR FUEL. Blending septic tank waste with garbage accelerates decomposition of the garbage and makes renewable fuel.
2/3/08 --- THE LAWNMOWER OF MY DREAMS. Rechargeable, battery swappable, grid connect lawn mower from Remington.
2/7/08 --- MECHANICALLY ENERGIZED : READILY COMMERCIALIZED. Refueling vehicles by swapping energy storage devices could utilize exisiting business and supply chain models.
2/11/08 --- HIGH SPEED RAIL ADVANCES GLOBALLY, CRAWLS IN THE U.S. Bush wants budget cut for Amtrak, Alstom introduces next gen high speed train, California to consider renewable energy for proposed high speed rail line.
2/14/08 --- THANK CARBON FOR AIR CARS. Tata Motors of India to build MDI Enterprises, of France, air powered cars. Carbon fiber air tanks key to the success of the technology.
2/17/08 --- INGENUITY IN SIMPLE ENERGY HARVESTING. Inventor makes energy harvesting devices with off-the-shelf home improvement store parts.
2/20/08 --- HIGH COST A FACTOR IN NEW COAL SLOWDOWN. Activisim, legal action, now high construction costs seen as slowing the construction of new power plants, including new coal.
2/22/08 ---A SOLAR POWERED WORLD? A 280 MW concentrating solar power plant to be built by APS in Arizona is only a small fraction of what could be built worldwide.
2/27/08 --- REVIEW: BUILDING WITH AWARENESS, The Construction of a Hybrid Home. Review of DVD and Guidebook for a low energy, straw bale solar home.
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