7/4/08 --- SLOW TO SAVE: RETURN TO A 55 MPH SPEED LIMIT? Sen. John Warner suggests the gas saving measure.
7/6/08 --- NO GLOOM IN GREEN ENERGY. Clean, renewable and efficient energy could help the US economy recover.
7/9/08 --- PRECISION AIR FLOW COOLS BUILDINGS WITH LESS ENERGY. Computer controlled air distribution cuts air conditioning requirements.
7/11/08 --- BOONE PICKENS vs THE G8. The octogenarian oil man actively promotes addiction breaking plan.
7/15/08 --- WHY OIL WHEN THERE’S WIND OFFSHORE? NASA researchers map offshore winds for power generation potential; floating turbines the next wind technology challenge.
7/19/08 --- PICKENS AND GORE. The unlikely pair - oil man and activist - should work together on energy and climate.
7/22/09 --- WEIGHT WATCHING MATERIALS FOR CARS – RECYCLABLE. Slimming down to save energy.
7/26/08 --- REVOLUTIONIZING TRANSPORTATION. An electric-powered, enclosed, street-legal, safer motorcycle – from teenagers.
7/31/08 --- OIL DOESN’T COME FROM DEAD DINOSAURS. Hydrocarbon lake found on Saturn moon may make scientists rethink hydrocarbons, like oil, on Earth.
8/3/08 --- ENERGY INVENTION: KEEPING AN OPEN MIND. The ideas keep flowing in: a solar thermal turbine, mini-nukes, a rotating thermionic generator.
8/6/08 --- OBAMA OR McCAIN: CONSIDER A NATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CAMPAIGN. There is no cookie cutter approach to saving energy. People would likely conserve more if they knew what to do. Now they don’t.
8/9/08 --- HOT SUMMER DAY? PLAN PELLET HEAT FOR WINTER. Irish pellet-fueled boiler enters US market.
8/12/08 --- AIR CARS FOR INDIA IN 2009. Some 6000 air-powered cars will be hitting the streets in India by August 2009.
8/17/08 --- ADD PLASMA CONVERTED WASTE TO THE RENEWABLES LIST. Convert trash and other waste products to energy using a technology with a Star Trek-like name.
8/21/08 --- GREENER SILICON FOR SOLAR? Tinkering with Upgraded Metallurgical Grade (UMG) silicon.
8/24/08 --- RUNNING ON WATER. There’s nothing new about the idea of water as fuel. Its been around for decades. Let’s take a closer look.
8/28/08 --- MIMICKING NATURE: POWER GENERATING ARTIFICIAL TREES. Trees are nature’s finest solar energy device. Can we copy them?
8/31/08 --- PAINTLESS CAR SAVES ENERGY. Skinning car with plastic eliminates the energy-hungry process of assembly line painting.
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