Podcars Running At London’s Heathrow Airport

August 18, 2011 by  
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Modern Personal Rapid Transit, or PRT or podcars, are finally being put to use in London’s Heathrow Airport. I have called it a solution in search of a problem, and here they found it the perfect problem: getting people from one point, a parking lot, to a second point, the airport, on demand. Instead of having buses running all the time, one can call for a car when needed. It uses 50% less energy and is moving 800 people a day. Jim Witkin raves in the New York Times , and Richard Gilbert in the

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Studying Radioactive Sulfur From Fukushima Teaches Us About Coal Pollution From China

August 18, 2011 by  
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In amongst all the coverage of and concern about the Fukushima nuclear disaster the fact that air pollution from coal power plants in normal operation kills far more people each year than does nuclear power rose to the top. As for the fallout of that nuclear disaster, Boing Boing has an interesting new story on how studying the radioactive sulfur from Fukushima is helping us learn more about coal pollution–and how … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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