Sail Powered Shipping Makes a Tentative Come Back

October 21, 2011 by  
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From sail-powered cargo ships to kite-powered freighters , there have been some promising signs of wind-power returning to international shipping. The Tres Hombres is a wind-powered ship providing a freight service between continental Europe, the UK and the Americas. Rob Hopkins of the Transition Movement has just recorded a podcast on

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5 Good Reasons The Tea Party Should Love Bicycles

September 8, 2011 by  
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Ron Paul rides a bike with his supporter Michael Maresco – from Maresco’s Ride For Honesty web site. DCStreetsblog said yesterday and Bloomberg also reports that Republican Tom Coburn is blocking a “clean” extension to the SAFETEA-LU bill and insisting that he will continue to do so until the bicycle and pedestrian – active t… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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For Women, a Bicycle Can Be a Tool of Liberation

August 12, 2011 by  
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April’s views on why the world needs more girls on bikes was decried as sexism by some. Yet from personal safety concerns for female cyclists to the controversial topic of “podium girls” in professional cycling , gender issues and cycling seem to go hand-in-hand. We’ve noted before that in cash-poor countries

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