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Geothermal Heat Pumps PDF Print Email this article
Written by Stephen Ewings   
Wednesday, Oct 08, 2008

We are paying more for electricity than ever, and the price will continue to rise as international carbon trading kicks in. Lower energy light globes and switching off power hungry appliances helps but generally the big cost in our homes is heating and cooling. A new publication titled Geothermal Heat Pumps: Installation Guide shows how we can reduce our electricity bills by anything up to 60%.

 

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Toyota to Accelerate Development of HEVs, PHEVs and EVs; Downgrades Sales Target for FY2009 PDF Print Email this article
Written by Green Car Congress   
Wednesday, Sep 03, 2008

Outlining Toyota’s response to rapidly changing global market conditions, growing environmental issues and increasing material costs, President Katsuaki Watanabe said that the company was accelerating its development of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all electric vehicles. Watanabe said that Toyota would advance its delivery of plug-ins for fleet deployment to 2009 from 2010, and was planning series production of a next-generation electric vehicle in the early 2010s.

Watanabe Watanabe characterized the rapid change is the US market toward more fuel-efficient vehicles as structural. Click to enlarge.

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Sleeping Dogs, Politics, and Politicians PDF Print Email this article
Written by David Rosenak   
Sunday, Aug 03, 2008
When Bob Dole was running for President, he asked the oilman T. Boone Pickens to head up his campaign in Texas. In return Pickens wanted to write the energy policy that Dole would put forward. Dole replied "Right there, on the floor, that's a sleeping dog. Politicians don't kick sleeping dogs. Bill Clinton doesn't give a damn about energy and I don't either. We're not either one of us gooona kick a sleeping dog and so energy will not be an issue in this campaign. But in case one of us stumbles over the dog, and if one of us has a problem, you will be the guy who advises me" (Chicago Tribune 7/14/08).
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High priced gasoline is not the PROBLEM. High priced gasoline is the SOLUTION! PDF Print Email this article
Written by David Rosenak   
Sunday, Aug 03, 2008
The PROBLEM is that we are burning up oil as fast as the world can pump it out of the ground.
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Algae Biodiesel - Fuel of the Future PDF Print Email this article
Written by Stephen Ewings   
Friday, Jul 25, 2008
It's no secret that many consumers will soon be faced with cutting spending on many things, including necessities, to offset the rising gas prices. Many families already have found themselves forgoing other expenses just so wage earners can continue to commute to work. This alarming trend means that the nation desperately needs alternative fuel sources in order to offset our dependence on oil and counteract rising gas prices.
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Last Updated ( Saturday, Oct 24, 2009 )
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Case Study: City of Coachella Water Conservation Public Relations Proposal PDF Print Email this article
Written by Lance Winslow   
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2008
Before you can set up a voluntary water reduction and conservation program in your city, you will need to create a plan. One, which allows for buy-in with the public, so that they are dedicated to the cause of saving water; everyone must buy-in. The plan must therefore have an excellent mission statement. Below is a mission statement that the Online Think Tank attached to a plan submitted to the City of Coachella in California:
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Last Updated ( Friday, Jul 25, 2008 )
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