BYD Stops Production of F3e Electric Car (At Least for Now)

December 6, 2010 by  
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Photo: Michael Graham Richard A Set Back, But the Future is Still Promising BYD, the enormous Chinese battery-maker which has been branching out into automobile manufacturing, has decided to stop production of its F3e electric car for now. Apparently, the company “changed its mind after a market investigation and consultation with the dealers for everyone thought there were still problems with the supporting infrastructure and market environment at the moment and what the company needed were transitional products.” What they mean is that they’ll be sticking with their plug-in hybrids for the time be..

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Tracking the Extinctions and Adaptations Around Us

August 10, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Wikimedia Commons The last great extinction occurred sixty five million years ago. You can visit the exact point on earth where it started, on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. The Chicxulub crater , more than 110 miles in diameter, was formed by the enormous impact of a meteor the size of San Francisco hitting the earth

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Solar-Powered Water Treatment at Superfund Site Inspires Renewable Energy Projects

August 10, 2010 by  
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Photo via peasap Superfund sites are hazardous waste areas that were once abandoned but have (finally) received funding for clean-up efforts. They’re all over the US and are usually kept on the down-low in the public eye by the government since they’re so hazardous to those living nearby. So when something is going right at a superfund site, the EPA is eager to get the same good thing going at other s…

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Three Models of Social Change

November 29, 2009 by  
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Attack on Pearl Harbor: a metaphor for least preferred model of social change. Image credit: IMSA.edu With COP15 soon to begin, I have been wondering whether we can change fast enough to implement the solutions that will save civilization, as I’ve described in Plan B 4.0 . When thinking about the enormous need for social change as we attempt to move the world economy onto a sustainable path, I find it useful to look at various models of change.

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