Oil Is Too Important To Burn In Cars

January 22, 2010 by  
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Megatrends 2020 If there is one lesson to be learned from the designers, thinkers and curators presenting at Conversations in Design: A World Without Oil , it is the fact that we need the stuff for a lot of uses far more important than pushing boxes of steel around on roads. When one realizes that we are using a cubic mile of the stuff every year (that is the Eiffel Tower on the right for scale), it becomes pretty obvious that this isn’t going to continue forever, and we have to begin to think about what we are going to use it for….

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Oil Is Too Important To Burn In Cars

POKENs Ditch Paper Business Cards, Could Make Shaking Hands More Than a Friendly Gesture

January 22, 2010 by  
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Oh yes…It’s an Obama POKEN. Image via MarketWatch video We know the greenest option for a business card: scratch the info off a card already handed to you, replace it with your own, and recirculate it.

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The Week in Pictures: Exxon Valdez Oil Still Trapped in Alaskan Beaches, Appalachian Coal Set For Big Decline, ‘Super Snake’ Python Hybrid on the Rise, and More (Slideshow)

January 22, 2010 by  
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From the news that a new ‘super snake’ python hybrid may be on the rise in Florida to new research revealing that about 20,000 gallons of Exxon Valdez oil still remains trapped in the gravel beaches of Alaska, a lot happened this week in green. According to Downstream Strategies’ latest report, Appalachian coal is set for big declines in the coming decades due to market and legislative forces, Bill Gates argues that “We need innovation, not insulation,” concluding that the world is distracted from what counts in terms of dealing with climate change “in a big way,” and NPR brings to light how rigorous seed licensing is stick…

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