EQUAL: A Compact Electric Vehicle Specially Designed for People with Disabilities

December 27, 2013 by  
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A new eco-friendly vehicle from Absolute Design could make independent, low-emission transportation possible for people who utilize a wheelchair. Most of us can’t even imagine what life would be like with a disability . We take walking, running, driving a car, and playing with our kids for granted, but for those who must spend much of their day in a wheelchair, these things are a challenge. Although accessibility has improved drastically over the past few decades, many things–especially vehicles–just aren’t designed with a disabled person in mind. That’s all about to change thanks to Equal , an electric vehicle concept that’s currently gathering funding on Indiegogo. Read the rest of EQUAL: A Compact Electric Vehicle Specially Designed for People with Disabilities Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Absolute Design , accessible transportation , croatia , Croatian electric vehicle , electric car design , electric cars for disabled people , electric vehicles , Equal eco-friendly EV , green transportation , living with disabilities , people with disabilities        

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NRDC Assesses Biochar – Says High Hopes For Carbon Storage Premature

November 29, 2010 by  
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photo: Soil Science / Creative Commons There’s been lots of back and forth in the past year on biochar , ranging from research showing it has huge potential for absorbing carbon emissions on one side, to uncertainty about its potential, to outright hostility towards the enthusiasm shown towards it–and all from people with good environmental credentials. A new report fr…

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World’s First Biofueled Passenger Flight to Launch Next Year

November 29, 2010 by  
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Photo: Willamor Media , Flickr, CC There’s been plenty of talk and a lot of testing when it comes to various kinds of biofuel-powered airplanes. So far, biofuels have been relegated to the runways for experimental flights.

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Call for Ideas: Unreasonable Institute Seeking Applicants Who Can Save the Planet

November 25, 2010 by  
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Image: The Unreasonable Institute The Unreasonable Institute is actually totally reasonable: they’re looking for people with great ideas, who think big, who want to change the world, and who seem like they can.

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Linking and Pageviews 1850 Style: The American Bookbinders Museum

November 23, 2009 by  
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Everything is electronic these days; even if you read a book in paper form, it has been typeset on computers, printed and bound by computerized machines.

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