11/2/08 --- BICYCLE SAFETY LIGHTS AND THE BOBBLE GENERATOR. Simple power generation device should spark the interest of curious tinkerers.
11/5/08 --- OBAMA PROMISES PROGRESS ON ENERGY AND CLIMATE. The first President from the outset willing to tackle global warming.
11/8/08 --- EFFICIENT, OPEN ROTOR JET ENGINE – REVISITED. NASA, GE reconsider breakthrough technology of the 1980’s.
11/13/08 --- SOLAR THERMAL AND FOSSIL ENERGY WORKING TOGETHER. The common denominator of steam could make hybrids of solar thermal, coal and natural gas power generation.
11/16/08 --- WANTED: AUTOMOTIVE VISIONARY. White House appointment could steer Detroit towards green cars.
11/20/08 --- NOW IS THE RIGHT TIME TO TACKLE GLOBAL WARMING. Right now the biggest thing the U.S. (and other economies) need is a next big thing. Green energy is it.
11/23/08 --- IN DEFENSE OF DETROIT. The Big Three have certainly made some mistakes that have come back to bite them. But hasn’t the nation?
11/30/08 --- JUMP-STARTING A GREEN ECONOMY WITH SOLAR UTILITIES. An injection of cash into companies that sell solar generated energy could be a first step in job creation.
12/4/08 --- BANKING ON BATTERIES. Cheaper lithium batteries, not cash, may help determine Detroit’s future.
12/7/08 --- GREENNESS IN FIRST OBAMA ECONOMIC REVIVAL PLAN. Infrastructure improvements along with Federal building and school upgrades will save energy.
12/11/08 --- SETI FOR SOLAR. Idle computing time searching for better, cheaper solar energy.
12/14/08 --- YOU WOULDN’T FORGET WOOD WOULD YOU? The pellet industry thrives.
12/17/08 --- BOOM TIMES FOR SOLAR ENERGY? Most indicators point to busy years ahead.
12/21/08 --- WHAT’S NEXT FOR DETROIT? It’s time for the automakers to get clever, answer some forward-looking questions about the future of cars and trucks.
12/24/08 --- SKYSCRAPING FOR WIND ENERGY. New wind turbine lights up Christmas.
12/28/08 --- THE POWER OF COMMUNITIES. Working together is a way to cut energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
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News Stories and Commentary | November - December 2008
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